As a first-year student, you’ll begin with Music core classes appropriate to your skill level. You’ll learn basic music literacy as well as music theory, ear training and sight singing. You’ll take master classes facilitated by voice pathologists to learn how to maintain a healthy voice. You’ll immediately apply your skills by joining the Gospel Choir or the Jazz/Pop Choir. These groups have performed at the Auditorium Theatre, at Operation Push events, at the House of Blues, and for the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. You’ll also attend numerous performances and productions at Columbia’s Music Center Concert Hall and across campus.