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Welcome to the Department of Performing Arts Music Program at the Community College of Rhode Island. You may also wish to visit Community College of Rhode Island Music on Facebook. If you are seeking to major in music, CCRI offers quality instruction and transferable credits toward the first two years of a music, music education, or jazz studies major.

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Music Careers Information

Connect to Music Career Advice Tips Success Resource from a CCRI computer. 

Instrumentalists needed:

The CCRI Chamber Ensemble (Band) needs woodwind, brass, acoustic string and percussion players. If you read music and are available on Wednesdays from 1:00-2:15 (Knight Campus), please contact Dr. Audrey Kaiser.

Applied Music Auditions

You must submit the required forms and schedule an appointment to audition. Contact the Performing Arts Department. 

Please review the materials at Advising & Documents for more information and necessary forms. Contact the Performing Arts Department, Dr. Joseph Amante, Department Chair, for info.

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Are you ready for Music Theory I?

Test yourself on our new Theory assessment page:

Theory assessment page


For Singers - Click on the link to Classical Singer magazine from any computer on campus to read articles of interest to vocalists.

Alumni Stories

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Aiden Rogler

Aiden Rogler completed his studies at CCRI in 2020 and is currently enrolled at URI...

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Danielle Grilli

Danielle Grilli graduated from CCRI in 2013 with an A.F.A in Music. She continued her studies at RIC obtaining a B.A in Music...

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Daniel Caramante

Daniel Caramante graduated from CCRI in 2017 with an A.F.A. with High Honors. He continued on to URI, graduating cum laude with...

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Christina Nero

Christina Nero graduated from CCRI in 2017 with an A.F.A. degree in music. She continued her studies receiving her Bachelors degree in music...

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