Preparatory Arts Academy
Welcome to the OCCTAC Preparatory Arts Academy's Music Department, where the magic of music is nurtured, skills are honed, and artistic passion finds its voice. Our program is designed to provide a dynamic and comprehensive musical experience for students of all ages, fostering a lifelong appreciation for the art of sound.
At OCCTAC Preparatory Arts Academy, we believe that music is more than just notes and rhythms; it's a powerful means of self-expression, communication, and emotional connection. Our philosophy centers around nurturing not only technical skills but also creativity, critical thinking, and a profound connection to the art of making music. We aim to empower our students with a well-rounded musical education that enriches their lives both as musicians and as individuals.
Establish a strong foundation in music theory, note recognition, rhythm, and more. This class is the gateway to all introductory music courses.
Discover the joy of playing musical instruments, from ukulele and guitar to violin and brass. Gain hands-on experience under the guidance of experienced instructors.
Join our diverse ensembles, such as Mariachi, Guitar Ensemble, Violin Ensemble, and World Percussion Ensemble, to collaborate with peers and explore the magic of ensemble playing.
Composition Today Workshops
Unleash your creative potential through our Composition Today workshops. Learn to craft your musical narratives and develop your unique musical voice.
Immerse yourself in the world of jazz and explore improvisation, rhythms, and jazz standards in a supportive ensemble setting.
CM Theory Workshops/Performance
Deepen your musical understanding through theory workshops and take the stage to showcase your talent.
We offer one-on-one private lessons for a wide range of instruments, including Cello, Viola, Violin, String Bass, Guitar, Ukulele, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Trumpet, Trombone, Flute, Saxophone, Bassoon, Piano, Classical Voice, Pop Voice, and Drums/ Drumset. Our experienced instructors tailor their teaching to your individual needs and goals.
Why Choose OCCTAC
Preparatory Arts Academy?
Our dedicated instructors are accomplished musicians who guide your musical growth with passion and expertise.
We emphasize the development of technical proficiency, creativity, critical thinking, and emotional expression.
Our diverse offerings cater to all ages, skill levels, and musical interests.
Collaborate and create music with fellow students in our ensemble experiences.
Showcase your musical achievements through regular performances and workshops.
Small class sizes ensure individualized guidance and support.
Explore a wide range of musical genres, styles, and cultural traditions.
Preparation for Future
Whether pursuing higher musical education or enjoying music as a lifelong passion, our program equips you for success.