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Music, A.F.A. Frequently Asked Questions

You can pass out of MUSIC-105 Fundamentals of Music if your high school transcript shows that you have passed an AP Music Theory course. If you have not taken AP Music Theory, but feel you already have sufficient knowledge of Music Theory, contact the Admissions Office at 410-386-8430 to discuss the Music Theory Placement Exam. 

Contact the Fine & Performing Arts office at 410-386-8575 or stop by room T413 and the FPA Administrative Associate will help you complete your lesson registration form. Once this form is completed, you can take it to the Records Office (A112) to complete the registration process and enroll in person. The instructor you are assigned to will be notified of your enrollment and will then contact you to schedule your weekly lesson time. 

Contact the Fine & Performing Arts office at 410-386-8575 or stop by room T413 to speak to the FPA Administrative Associate. They will get you in touch with the director of the ensemble to schedule your audition. If your audition is successful, your record will be marked with the approval. After the approval is granted, you can then go to the Records Office (A112) to enroll in person. 

Carroll Music students have many opportunities to gain solo and ensemble performance experience in our Theater in the Scott Center. You may perform solo at daytime Student Recitals as well as perform in a variety of group/ensemble settings. Ensemble options include Rock ‘N’ Roll Ensemble, Vocal Chamber Ensemble, Jazz Combo, Guitar Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra and more. You can also attend free guest artist workshops where you may have the opportunity to perform for—and receive feedback from—the artists in a masterclass setting. 

Carroll’s smaller class sizes allow for more meaningful interaction with your professors and peers. In addition to your class and ensemble work, you also complete 8 credits of one-on-one applied voice or instrumental lessons. The individual attention you receive in your applied lessons is critical to your development as a musician and essential for audition preparation.