Music General Admissions

If you love music, you are invited to study and perform with us. You can choose from a variety of outlets that suit your musical creativity, including the Broward Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Band, Broward Choral Society, Select Choir, Broward Symphonic Band or any of our many Jazz Combos.  Broward College's music area of study is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

  • All music courses fall under the elective hours of the Associate of Arts Degree.
  • The Music Performance Program is transferable to 4-year colleges and universities to continue studies in Music Composition, Music Performance, Music Therapy, Music Education, or Music Production.
  • Entry level music courses are open to students of any major. Students who want to take music classes, but do not want to pursue a music degree are welcome to take music courses to satisfy their elective credits. To learn more, please visit our non-music major page.
  • Course Offerings within the Music Department:
    • Music Courses (Lecture and Ensemble/Performance Courses) *Courses may require an audition and/or pre-requisite(s).
    • Applied Music Lessons *All applied music lessons require a co-requisite course and may require an audition.
  • There are no admissions requirements for the Music Technology Associate of Science Degree Program.

Steps to Get Started

Please ensure you are officially enrolled in Broward College before you register for Music classes. If you have not yet enrolled in the college, apply to begin the admission process.

Choose an Instrument

Classical: Brass Instruments (Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba), Guitar, Percussion, Piano, String Instruments (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass), Wind instruments (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone), Harp or Voice.

Jazz:  Bass (Electric or String), Drum/Percussion, Guitar, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, or Trumpet.

Other instruments available upon request.

Schedule Audition

The Music Program is open to students of any skill level. Auditions are meant to assess and place students in the program accordingly.

Request audition appointment 

Ensemble Audition

All current and new music majors who have completed their initial audition into the program, as well as non-music majors, must audition for an ensemble course separately. This audition must be completed if you are interested in registering, or are already registered for an ensemble course.

Schedule Ensemble Audition

Students who have auditioned to be in the Music Program will receive an advising sheet. Please ensure that both you and your auditioner have signed and that the contact information is thoroughly filled out. This advising sheet must be presented to a Music Advisor at the time of registration.

Submit Advising Sheet

Students who do not want to audition for the Music Program but would still like to take music courses can do so as a non-music major.

Non-Music Major Inquiries

Please schedule an advising appointment with your Arts, Humanities, Communication and Design (AHCD) Advisor through your myBC account.

We encourage all students to apply for Financial Aid (FAFSA). We also have scholarship opportunities* available. After you complete your FAFSA application you can apply for scholarships on a yearly basis.

To be eligible for scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Must be a degree-seeking student
  • Must have at least 6 credits (part-time) in the given term
  • Must have completed FAFSA for the current school year
  • Must have completed the scholarship application

*Music scholarships are awarded based on performance and require you to be an advanced performer and/or in an advanced ensemble.

Have Questions? We Can help!


If you are looking to take music classes and have further questions, please contact us using the EMAIL US button or by calling 954-201-6843.