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Music and MIRA Survey Questionnaire

Our Music, and Music Industry/Recording Arts (MIRA) planning video provides a curriculum overview.

View Planning Video (effective Fall 2021) Here

If you select "Yes" for both questions below, you will be invited to fill out duplicate information

The MIRA degree and Audio Certificate descriptions apply to Fall semester 2021


Do you want to be any of the following: Classical or jazz music performer, a Music teacher in the k-12 schools (Band, Choir, Strings, General Music), or a Professional music therapist? (clicking yes will reveal more details about this degree)

Our Associate of Arts (AA) degree with Music Transfer or MusicEd Transfer, is a degree for students who intend to complete 2 years of study at SPC, and then transfer to University to complete a Bachelor degree in music performance (usually classical or jazz), music education (to be band, orchestra, choir, or general music teachers in the k-12 schools), or music therapy. 

The classes students take at SPC on this track include:


  • Individual private lessons on main instrument
  • Private lessons on a secondary instrument
  • Large music ensemble (concert band or chorus)
  • Music Theory and Aural Theory course sequence (levels 1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Student Recital experience

In addition, AA students take 36 credits of general education courses (math, literature, science, ethics, etc.) which are the same gen eds required of all bachelor degrees in the state of Florida.

Performance Video Submission

NOTE: As part of this survey submission, you will be asked to provide a YouTube video link of a sample of your performance. You may submit the video link at a later time if needed. As you prepare your video, here is the required criteria.

Instrumentalists - 2 contrasting pieces, approximately 5 minutes in length each. Major Scales (C, G, D, A, F, Bb, Eb) minor scales optional (a, e, b, f#, d, g, c).

Vocalists - 3 art songs with at least two foreign languages (Italian, French, German)

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Do you want to be any of the following: Professional recording engineer, Live sound tech, Radio broadcast operator, or Recording artist in the music industry?  (clicking yes will reveal more details about this degree)

Our Associate of Science (AS) degree in Music Industry Recording Arts (MIRA), is a stand alone 2-year workforce oriented degree with a core curriculum focused on music technology and recording.

The MIRA AS degree teaches proficiency with

  • Audio mixing consoles
  • Recording equipment such as microphones, monitors and cables.
  • Basic mixing
  • Recording software (DAWs) including the industry standard Pro Tools.


The MIRA AS-degree has 34 core credits and 9 elective credits. The AS degree includes an additional 18 general education credits (math, writing, ethics, etc). We also offer a stand-alone Audio Production certificate that is 24-credits, covering the first half of the AS degree program.

Our Audio Production and Engineering Certificate (AUDIOPE-CT) is financial aid eligible, and consists of the first 24 credits of the MIRA-AS core.  It is both a stand-alone certificate as well as an embedded certificate of the full MIRA-AS degree.


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If you have comments about this survey or questions regarding how to complete this survey, please contact Nathan Muehl or Patrick Hernly at or call Muehl: (727) 341-4325 Hernly: (727) 341-4364.

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