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SPC offers the Audio Production and Engineering Certificate, which transfers to our Music Industry Recording Arts (MIRA) Associate in Science Degree.

Develop skills that will help you shine in today's competitive music industry. Through our expert faculty, first-class facilities featuring the latest technology, and industry partnerships, students can train to excel in fields including audio production, audio engineering, and live sound.

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young man in front of mixing board and computer monitorsFebruary is Career and Technical Education Month, and SPC would like to share some of our grads' stories with you.
two silhouettes against a backdrop of chess piecesAuditions will be held January 18-19 in the Arts Auditorium on the Clearwater Campus, with callbacks on January 20.
woman in blue shirt works behind a sound board doing audio production and engineeringSPC’s new Audio Production and Engineering Certificate quickly offers students the credentials to get a job in the music and entertainment.
Hernly and Poynter shake hands over a drum set in front of a crowd of thousands at Red Rocks AmphitheaterSt. Petersburg College Music Professor Dr. Pat Hernly combined his academic studies and performance experience to publish a chapter in the Cambridge Companion to the Drum Kit.
Tech crew and actors work on productionThis summer, St Petersburg College‘s Theater Department is presenting the musical revue, The World Goes ‘Round, a very exciting production of the music of the famous duo of John Kander and Fred Ebb, who have written such classic musicals as Chicago, Cabaret and Steel Pier. Songs from these musicals will be featured in this great … Continue reading SPC Brings Music to the Summer with The World Goes ‘Round
Two sheets of sheet music.St. Petersburg College Music Professor Dr. David Manson was recently named a recipient of a music composition grant from Creative Pinellas.
CTE Month Spotlight. Student pictured is Reily Cruz.This CTE Month spotlight focuses on Reily Cruz and his experience as a student at St. Petersburg College.
Two sheets of sheet music.Music Theory classes prepare students with a holistic understanding of the elements and functions of music terminology and compositional analysis.
A band performs on stage.Samer Jaber moved to Florida from Lebanon a year ago to stay with his uncle and pursue his education. He was excited to find that through the Music Industry Recording Arts (MIRA) program at St. Petersburg College he would be able to focus on Music Production. The MIRA program at SPC offers students a well-rounded, … Continue reading Student finds musical calling in MIRA program
Piano CornerFind out about SPC music faculty news from concerts and masterclasses to a music camp, the Summer Vocal Institute and the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival.