Similar to LACM campus programs, LACM Online offers an online hybrid program in Guitar Performance: The Associate of Arts program in Guitar Performance is a 9 quarter part-time Professional Degree program. Students learn fundamental and advanced performance skills while encouraging students to express their unique voice. Our Guitar Performance curriculum emphasizes a challenging combination of harmony, reading, rhythm playing, soloing, and accompaniment skill, along with access to a wide range of stylistic vocabulary. Faculty includes some of the most eminent professional working guitarists in the world, and their common goal is helping students develop professional level playings skills to utilize in the studio and on stage. Courses are specially sequenced to maximize learning potential throughout the program. This online hybrid program also includes 2 visits for intensive on-campus programming.
High School Juniors, Seniors, and Graduates may apply to the Associate's Degree and Diploma programs at LACM Online. Please visit our admissions webpage for a detailed description of application requirements. Requirements will include a musical Reference and Official Transcripts. International students are required to submit TOEFL score of 70 or higher.
How to Apply for Admission
Applicants who are ready to apply to LACM will need to complete an Admissions Application and upload audition media through the Accepted Application. Applicants will need to request their official high school, GED, or college transcripts from their granting institution and have them sent to LACM. TOEFL Scores, for International Students, will also need to be sent to LACM. All applicants will submit a $60 application fee when the application is complete.
LACM Online does not directly transfer music credits from another institution except with affiliate colleges that have established articulation agreements. Students are encouraged to take proficiency placement testing. Students that prove proficiency for a course through placement testing will receive credit for the course and are able to move on to the next level of instruction.