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Music and MIRA Survey Questionnaire

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

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


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)

Please click NEXT at the bottom of the page to continue the survey submission procces. 


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

  • Mixers
  • Microphones
  • Cables
  • Speakers
  • Monitors
  • Recording software (DAWs) including industry standard ProTools.

Currently the MIRA degree has three subplans (production, composition, performance), with additional classes in those areas to supplement the technology recording courses.  The AS degree has 18 gen. ed. courses (math, writing, ethics, etc).

Please click NEXT at the bottom of the page to continue the survey submission procces.


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

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