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Metropolitan Community College Music Program

Music @ MCC-Longview

The MCC-Longview music department offers courses for everyone from beginners to music majors. Day, evening, eight-week and online courses that fulfill general education requirements are available. Courses count towards an associate's degree and should transfer to four-year institutions.

The MCC-Longview music department houses an advanced MAC/PC lab that uses technology to aid learning of reading music, theory, ear training and piano skills. Students will spend time improving their skills through the use of MIDI keyboards and some of the most current technology in the lab.

The MCC-Longview music department has soundproof practice rooms available for private instruction students to rehearse and prepare their music.

Private Instruction

Private Instruction is a one-on-one lesson between a student and a teacher. Everyone is welcome, from beginner to experienced musicians. Your teacher will work with you at your level. Lessons are available for voice and most instruments including brass, guitar, percussion, piano, strings and woodwinds.

Fall & Spring Semesters

  • A one credit hour lesson is a 30-minute lesson once a week.
  • A two credit hour lesson is a one-hour lesson once a week.

Summer Semester

  • A one credit hour lesson is a one-hour lesson once a week.
  • A two credit hour lesson is a one-hour lesson twice a week.

If you would like to take Private Instruction, you need to enroll in the class: MUSI 130 (one credit hour) or MUSI 131 (two credit hours). After enrolling, fill out and turn in a schedule planner for each enrolled lesson. Your teacher will contact you with your lesson time. In the fall and spring semesters, lessons will begin the second week of classes. In the summer semester, lessons will begin on Wednesday of the first week of classes.

Guitar, piano, and voice are offered in a class setting as well as private instruction. 

Schedule Planners

If you have enrolled in private instruction, please fill out a schedule planner. If you are enrolled in more than one lesson, please fill out a separate planner for each lesson. This can be done in person or online. You may come by the music department any time campus is open. The neon-colored forms are hanging on the bulletin board outside the music department office, room 111 in the Liberal Arts building at MCC-Longview. If you prefer, you may download the form below, fill it out, save it and e-mail it to LV.Music@mcckc.edu.

Private Lesson Schedule Planner Downloads

Repertoire List

If you are enrolled in private instruction and would like to fill out your Repertoire list for juries (finals) ahead of time, please download the form below. Fill it out, print it and bring it with you to your jury. If you are enrolled in more than one lesson, please fill out a separate repertoire list for each lesson.