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Why Music?

Music is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Whether you dream of becoming a music professional, you want to make music for fun, or you want to learn more about the history of music - we have opportunities to help you explore the world of music. Choose from participating in ensembles, taking private lessons and learning some of the core principles of music. 

Whether or not you are a Heartland Community College student, you can participate in the music program at HCC by joining one or more of the following:

  • Jazz Combo
  • Concert Band
  • Chamber Choir
  • Trombone Choir

Why Heartland?

There are many reasons to study music at Heartland Community College:

  • Affordable
  • Dedicated instructors who are music professionals working in the field that have at least a master’s degree in music
  • Small class sizes
  • Variety in class times, topics, and formats
  • Supportive environment
  • Transfer credit to ISU and other 4-year institutions

I want to learn more.

Applying to Heartland

Applying early is encouraged, so you can get the classes you need at the times you want. Visit to apply today!