Who We Are

The Music Department at Mott Community College offers a comprehensive two year collegiate music program designed to fulfill the freshman and sophomore requirements needed to transfer to four year colleges and universities.

Among community colleges, MCC has one of the strongest and largest jazz studies and chamber ensemble programs. Through its world music and jazz appreciation courses, there is a strong focus on multiculturalism and global awareness.

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Upcoming Music Performances

Virtual Open House

collage of musical instruments piano, guitars trumpet, drums, electronic keyboard

Start your professional Music career at Mott Community College. Whether you are interested in music performance, music education or music technology, MCC has the program you need. The Music Department at Mott Community College offers a comprehensive two year collegiate music program designed to fulfill the freshman and sophomore requirements needed to transfer to four year colleges and universities.

The virtual open house and video tour will address:
  • Degree programs
  • Ensemble and performance groups
  • Paying for college
  • How to prepare for Auditions
  • The MCC Music Fellows program

Join us to learn more about how you can start your Music career at MCC!

  • Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at 6:00 PM

Offering a broad musical curriculum from classical to jazz and commercial music, the music department serves a wide variety of students that includes high school graduates and retirees. MCC students have gone on to complete their degrees at other institutions throughout the state and beyond, such as Columbia College (Chicago), Berklee College of Music (Boston), Western Michigan University, and Wayne State University.

Auditions & Scholarships

Audition Submission

Due to Covid-19, auditionees will submit their audition link, in their application, for the music program. Your application will not be considered complete without the link (YouTube or other acceptable format).

Audition deadline for Winter 2022 consideration is Friday, December 17, 2021 by 5pm.

Audition deadline for Fall 2022 consideration is Friday, August 19, 2022 by 5pm.

Complete the
Online Music Application

Requirements for Online Audition

Audition Information

Auditioning students need to request an audition packet as well as schedule an audition time.

Contact the music office at (810)762-0332 to request an audition packet and schedule the audition. Audition packets contain information regarding what is required for auditions for all instrumentalists and vocalist, as well as information on the MCC music program and course offerings.

Pieces with piano accompaniment must be performed with accompaniment. An MCC staff accompanist is available at no charge, or you may use your own pianist.

Fellowship in Music Scholarship Information

Music Ensembles

The Mott Community College Music Department offers a wide array of ensembles that encompass all genres of music. Ensembles are required of all Applied Music students and are open to all MCC students and community members. The groups perform in concerts throughout the community several times a year.

Want an ensemble to perform at your event?

Contact the Outreach Coordinator for more information.

Music Performance Calendar

Tuesday, December 7 

Jazz Band / Jazz Combo
MMB Auditorium — 7:00 PM

Wednesday, December 8 

Chamber Ensembles Holiday Concert
MMB Auditorium — 7:00 PM

Contact Information