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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.