Whether you are interested in performing in musical ensembles while pursuing a non-music career pathway, enhancing your knowledge and skills for entering the world of musical performance, or taking steps toward a career in music education – Three Rivers College has the classes and degrees for you to succeed. Class sizes are small, so students get individual attention. Tuition is affordable, and scholarships and financial aid are available to eligible students.
A Variety of Paths to Your Dream Career
An Associate of Arts degree in Music from Three Rivers College gives you the foundation to transfer to a university to complete a Bachelor’s degree and pursue a wide variety of careers in music. An Associate of Arts in Teaching in Music from Three Rivers will transfer seamlessly to Central Methodist University, where you can complete a Bachelor of Music Education degree and pursue a career in teaching music.
To learn more about obtaining a bachelor’s degree and beyond, contact Gail Tinsley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-840-9712. Or, visit our Transfer Pathways page.
Performance Opportunities for College Students
- Fall Student Concert
- Fall Student Showcase
- Full Scale Student Broadway Musical
- Spring Student Concert
- Spring Student Showcase
- MMEA All Collegiate Band
- MMEA All Collegiate Choir
Performance Opportunities for High School Students
- Jazz Band Festival
- High School Concert Band Festival
- MSHSAA District Music Contest
- Spring Singers Seminar
- Summer Singers Workshop
Graduates from the Three Rivers music program have gone on to teach music in these schools:
- Cape Girardeau
- East Carter County
- Jefferson City
- Lone Star
- Poplar Bluff
- Webster Groves
The Three Rivers College music department offers courses in:
Music History and Literature
Music Theory and Aural Skills
- Concert Band
- Concert Choir
- Jazz Band
- Musical Theatre Ensemble
To see specific requirements, an education plan, and course descriptions, please view our current College Catalog.
Three Rivers College Catalog
Get information about core courses, electives and concentrations in our current academic course catalog.