Earn College Credit for Music Instruction

Junior & Senior High School Students

Did you know that you can receive college credit for private music instruction here at The Fine Arts Association (FAA)? Lakeland Community College (LCC) offers a College Credit Plus (CCP) to qualified high school juniors and seniors who enroll in music lessons at Fine Arts as an LCC student. For details on how to receive college credit through the CCP program, contact or call 440-525-7261. Qualified high school juniors and seniors can also earn college credit by taking music classes at LCC such as Music Theory, Music Appreciation or by performing in one of the LCC community ensembles: concert band, orchestra, chorus and/or jazz orchestra.


Current Lakeland Community College Students

Students who are planning to transfer to a baccalaureate program in music are advised to take private lessons on their major instrument or voice during every semester in which they attend college, and should contact Dr. Matthew Saunders, music department chair by or call (440) 525-7105.


Current Lake Erie College Students

A total of 15 lessons equates to one credit hour. Students register for private lessons at The Fine Arts Association. Students must also register at Lake Erie College. For more information and/or questions, contact the at 440-375-7010.

For further questions on receiving college credit, contact Jeannie Fleming-Gifford, the FAA Director of Education, at 440-951-7500 x118.

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