Music at Broward College

The music program at Broward College is a world-class accredited institution for musical creativity, performance and education. Outstanding faculty, excellent facilities, stunning concert hall and a music technology center have been a home for aspiring musicians for over fifty years.

  1. The program offers a full complement of music classes for the following:
    Associate in Arts degree (music): transferable to universities for degrees in Music Performance, Education, Composition, Therapy or Production. Music courses are part of the 24-credit elective component and include four semesters each of lessons, Music Theory and Ear Training, secondary piano and ensemble. Audition is required.
  2. Associate of Science in Music Technology: this innovative professional degree prepares graduates for immediate employment in a promising new field. No audition required.
  3. Non-majors may enroll in Piano Class, Guitar Class, secondary lessons or ensembles.

Full list of music classes:
Lecture and Ensemble Courses
Applied Music Lessons

More information:
Central Campus, building 4, room 130
E-mail Music Office
Telephone: 954-201-6843

The music program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Broward College publishes its Mission and Vision statements in the College Catalog. The music program emphasizes similar aspirations with the mission to foster the art of music by providing a comprehensive program of study that adheres to the highest academic and artistic standards.
The music unit achieves academic and artistic excellence by:

  1. Offering an associate degree with a program of study in music.
  2. Enhancing the local work force by offering a degree in Music Technology.
  3. Preparing music students for transfer to upper-division institutions.
  4. Providing educational opportunities for non-music majors.
  5. Serving as the musical center of Broward County.
  6. Producing a world-class classical concert series.

New music majors must seek advising from the music program on Central Campus and set up an audition. They are expected to have some performing skill and will be placed in pre-principal (preparatory) or principal (college level) lessons, music theory and ensemble courses.
Students should prepare the following:

  1. two major or minor scales
  2. two selections in contrasting styles (Baroque, Classical, Romantic or Contemporary).
Accompanist will not be provided. Memorization is optional.
For general education classes, schedule an advising appointment with the Arts, Humanities, Communication and Design (AHCD) Advisor through the myBC account.

Broward College is home to many performing groups with celebrated traditions. In addition to serving music majors, they also welcome non-majors and community volunteers. Broward Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band and Choral Society are staples of local music scene, while chamber and jazz combo ensembles provide more individualized performance opportunities. Click here for more information and an audition request.

Associate in Arts program description and map.

In addition to General Education courses, music faculty recommend a four-semester sequence of Music Theory, Ear Training, Ensemble, Secondary Piano and Applied Lesson classes, as well as a two-semester sequence of Music History. For further guidance, please visit the music office.

Faculty Name

Faculty Status

Teaching area

Burbach, Brock

Full-time tenured

Voice, Music Theory, Ear Training, Chorus

Furman, Jason

Temp. full-time

Percussion, Jazz Band, Combo, Coaching

Kampiziones, Joanne

Full-time tenured

Music Appreciation (North Campus)

Rozman, Jure

Full-time

Tenured

Piano, Music Theory, Chamber Ensemble

Ulibarri, Fernando

Full-time

Tenured

Music Technology, Jazz Guitar

Abbott, Louis

Adjunct

Music Appreciation

Afonso, Ludwig

Adjunct

Jazz drums

Ayick, Paul

Adjunct

Trumpet, Jazz Combo, Appreciation

Bertolet, Jay

Adjunct

Tuba and Euphonium

Castillo, Luis

Adjunct

Music Theory, Ear Training, Music Tech

Caban, Ruben

Adjunct

Trombone, American Popular Music

Chen, Mei Ju

Adjunct

Piano, Clarinet

Corinthian, Randy

Adjunct

Jazz Combo, Appreciation

Dawson, Brett

Adjunct

Trombone

Dunkley Jr., Waldron

Adjunct

Jazz Band, Appreciation

Eischen, Taylor

Adjunct

Appreciation, Music Tech

Garritson, Ashley

Adjunct

Cello

Fernandez, David

Adjunct

Saxophone

Hillberry, David

Adjunct

Recording Techniques

Huang, Tony

Adjunct

Violin

Jenkins, Neil

Adjunct

Symphonic Band

Kirchgessner, Terence

Adjunct

Symphony Orchestra, Bailey Hall manager

Kleiman, Carey

Adjunct

Clarinet, Business, Marketing, Apprec

Lan, Catherine

Adjunct

Ear Training, Piano

Tao Lin

Adjunct

Piano, Chamber Ensemble

Lippincott, Thomas

Adjunct

Jazz Guitar

Meeroff, Myrna

Adjunct

French Horn, Appreciation

Miska, Rene

Adjunct

Flute, Music History, Appreciation

Montero, Fabrizio

Adjunct

Intro to Midi, Jazz Guitar

Park-Adams, Jihong

Adjunct

Staff Accompanist, Piano

Pitasi, Dennis

Adjunct

Fundamentals, Appreciation

Romero, Francesca

Adjunct

Jazz piano

Restrepo, Mariana

Adjunct

Acoustics, Music Tech

Sarch, Yaron

Adjunct

Music Appreciation

Sherber, Robert

Adjunct

Double Bass, Bass Guitar

Vidović, Silvije

Adjunct

Piano class, Piano

Weiner, Sarah

Adjunct

Voice, Appreciation

Wheeler, Candace

Adjunct

Class Piano, Appreciation

Yaklich, Richard

Adjunct

Music Appreciation

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