Miami Dade College

Kendall Campus

Solo clarinetist

The music department has guided its students to top universities in our state and around the nation, success stories underscored by our articulation agreements with Barry University and the prestigious Berklee School of Music.

In addition to providing private instruction on all instruments, the department is home to a variety of associate degree options and performance ensembles that foster the development of creativity, proficiency, and perspective.

Ensembles

From Renaissance to rock – small group to concert band – the department's wide range of performance ensembles offer diverse opportunities for students with a passion for music.

MDC’s premier big band, this ensemble allows students to experience both traditional and contemporary jazz and contemporary literature from some of the finest jazz arrangers and composers.

Matt Bonelli: 305-237-2262

Come explore the beauty and richness of American musical theater through performing some of the greatest repertoire.

Dr. Eugene Greco: 305-237-0219

This vocal jazz/contemporary ensemble is open to any MDC student and explores jazz and contemporary music in a group setting.

Dr. Tim Brent: 305-237-2023

The premier classical choir at MDC, this group performs a wide variety of traditional and contemporary classical choral repertoire. Participation in this is by audition only.

Dr. Ken Boos: 305-237-2394

The Civic Chorale of Greater Miami is a community choir open to all MDC students and residents of Miami. The ensemble is an eclectic mix of singers who perform major choral works from renowned composers and is available for both credit and non-credit.

Dr. Ken Boos: 305-237-2394

This class is for instrumentalists who enjoy playing jazz and contemporary music in a small-group setting.

Tom McCormick: 305-237-XXXX

A chamber ensemble is a smaller group that performs without a conductor and whose members act as directors for the ensemble. The ensembles that we offer are: brass ensemble, woodwind ensemble, saxophone ensemble, percussion ensemble, clarinet ensemble, low brass ensemble, trumpet ensemble, and flute ensemble.

Brian Neal: 305-237-2091

The Wind Symphony, composed of brass, woodwind and percussionists, is one of the largest and most visible student organizations on campus. The MDC Wind Symphony is open to all students and no audition is required.

Brian Neal: 305-237-2091

Open to all MDC male students, this group embraces the unique qualities of the male voice in harmony and improves sight-reading and other musical skills.

Dr. Eugene Greco: 305-237-0219

This ensemble performs a wide range of instrumental and vocal jazz repertoire and is open to college credit students (MUN 2712), high school students through dual enrollment (MUN 2711), as well as members of the community (MUX 071).

James Broderick: 305-237-0845

If you have an interest in opera and dramatic vocal repertoire, then this course is for you. Prior experience is recommended but not necessary.

Eileen Duffy-Brown: 305-237-2396

This group is open to all MDC students. No prior experience is needed and anyone is welcome!

Rodester Brandon: 305-237-2422

This group is made up of a rhythm section of piano, bass, drums, guitar, and multiple vocalists, allowing the exploration of the roots of R&B/Pop music by performing both classic and contemporary songs.

Dr. Tim Brent: 305-237-2023

This course is for pianists, guitarists, drummers, and bassists who would like to develop their skills as they relate to playing in a rhythm section. The course covers various styles including jazz, funk, and rock.

Daniel McGovern: 305-237-XXXX

The premier vocal jazz/contemporary ensemble at MDC, participation is by audition only. The group focuses on jazz/contemporary repertoire in the context of a group setting.

Dr. Tim Brent: 305-237-2023

This ensemble is open to all MDC female students who are interested in singing in a Women’s Choir. The repertoire includes a wide variety of styles and genres.

Dr. Ken Boos: 305-237-2394

Student Activities & Involvement

Here you will find a very active student chapter of the Music Educators National Conference (MENC) whose members are consistently elected to offices at the state level. You will study with an award-winning faculty whose major goal is to ensure your success in completing your objectives. They are artists and performers with composing, studio recording and live performing credits to their resume