Performing Arts Department Chair
Name: Michael Gend
Office: PAB 3539
Phone: (818) 710-2268
Music Faculty Advisor
Name: Wendy Mazon
Office: MUS 3403A
Phone: (818) 710-2295
APPLIED MUSIC (Music 181, 182, 183, 184)
Corequisites: Music 250 (Performance Workshop), Music 216 (Theory), Music 217 (Musicianship), and a performance ensemble approved by the AMP Director.
Applied Music provides weekly individual lessons to qualified students on a principal instrument or voice. Students who successfully audition receive instruction in voice, piano, guitar, or band/orchestral instruments from a member of the Applied Music faculty. Performance for a faculty jury is required at the end of the semester.
Applications and Auditions
Deadline to submit Applied Music Program (AMP) applications for the Spring 2022 semester is Monday, 12/13/2021, 11:59 pm. Auditions for Spring 2022 will take place Monday, 12/20/21, 9 am-2 pm in Music 3401. Student Guidelines, Application, and Audition Sign-up Sheet are available below. Please contact the AMP Director, Dr. Wendy Mazon, at email@example.com for further information.
Read the Student Guidelines - this contains audition requirements and details about the Applied Music Program.
- If needed, schedule an appointment with one of our accompanists prior to your audition. See the accompanists page for information. All vocalists are required to have an accompanist.
Complete the Pierce College AMP audition application. Be sure to use Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the AMP application, so the form works properly. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader here for free if you do not have it on your device. (If the application form opens in your browser, save it as a pdf file and open with Adobe Acrobat Reader before completing it.)
Email the AMP audition application to the AMP Director, Dr. Wendy Mazon, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to submit Spring 2022 applications is Monday, 12/13/2021.
Flute - Charlotte Betry, Shannon Canchola
Oboe - Yinchi Chang, Victoria Sabonjohn, Rachel Van Amburgh
Clarinet - Ryan Espinosa, Virginia Figueiredo, Wendy Mazon, Micah Wright
Jazz Saxophone - Jesse Audelo, Shai Golan
Saxophone - Paul Cotton, Benjamin Sorrell, Russell Veirs
Woodwinds (Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute) - Noelle Fabian Dragon