Synergy Vocal Jazz performs challenging repertoire at a variety of concerts on campus as well as festivals throughout Southern California. Students in Synergy enjoy learning about and digging into the jazz tradition in a spirited approach to melody, text, harmony, theory, rhythm, and improvisation. Each year, the ensemble accepts up to 16 singers by audition, they all sing on individual microphone, and are accompanied by a student rhythm section.
The ensemble is open to students in any major, however prior choral experience is highly recommended. An audition and enrollment in MUS 286 F are required to join - please contact the faculty coordinator listed below for more information.
The Applied Music Program provides students the opportunity to study privately with Fullerton College music faculty in their particular applied music discipline. Students receive one-on-one instruction and are expected to perform in a recital situation each semester.
Under the direction of Professor Nicola Bertoni, the Fullerton College Choral Studies Program has garnered a national reputation for excellence in performance and the training of future music educators throughout the state.
For both the non-major and the major alike, the Music general education courses meet university transfer requirements and allow the student to build a strong foundation of introductory knowledge to the many facets of music-making and music-study.
The Guitar Studies program at Fullerton College offers opportunities for everyone from the beginner who wants to learn the basics to the more advanced player who wants to further their skills and knowledge.
The Instrumental Music Program offers a wide variety of ensembles in various styles for student performance. Students in these ensembles benefit from the direction of our nationally and internationally recognized faculty while also developing critical performance skills required at four-year institutions.
The Jazz Studies at Fullerton College is coordinated by Professor Bruce Babad (Instrumental) and Professor Jamie Shew (Vocal).We offer many courses and ensembles for instrumentalists and vocalists within the program to study and perform songs from the vast, rich tradition and evolution of jazz music.
Fullerton College is on the forefront of teaching the latest tools of the trade and offer classes in Electronic Music Production, Film Scoring, Recording using Pro Tools, Logic Pro X and Ableton Live. Third party certifications are available for Pro Tools and Logic Pro X.