Music

Music

Department Description:

The CLC Music Department has roots that began at Brainerd Community College in the early 1970s.  Currently there are eight performing ensembles including Central Lakes Wind Symphony, CLC Choir, Central Lakes Jazz Orchestra, Raider Jazz Band, Woodwind Ensemble/Choir, Brass Ensemble/Choir, Percussion Ensemble, and String Orchestra. These performing ensembles are comprised of musicians from Central Lakes College and members from surrounding greater Minnesota communities. CLC performance ensembles are involved in community outreach and tour internationally on a regular basis.

Department Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of specific areas of music
  • Demonstrate proficiency in preparing and performing musical works
  • Demonstrate proficiency in applied music
  • Demonstrate preparedness to transfer to a university for completion of a formal bachelor of music degree

Special Department Information: Performance ensembles require a basic to advanced level of musical prerequisite knowledge, depending on the ensemble, and a desire to learn and grow both as an individual and as a part of the living musical organism that is a performing ensemble. Select this link for a complete listing for Music department course offerings.

Program Highlights:

Applied Music Lessons: Applied music lessons offered in guitar, piano, voice, bass, brass, woodwinds, percussion, drum kit and, strings.

Recording Studio: The Central Lakes College Music Department boasts a professional recording studio complete with 16 channels connected to a large rehearsal hall outfitted with 32 audio inputs.

Music Course Offerings: CLC offers a wide range of academic music offerings ranging from audio production to traditional music history and theory courses.

Select this link for a complete listing for Music department course offerings.

Career Description: The offerings of the Central Lakes College Music Department serve to enrich the lives of the students through performance ensembles, applied lessons and various music courses. Central Lakes College music offerings also afford students, who may be interested in pursuing music as a major/degree, the opportunity to experience this endeavor during their first two years of college. Possible careers in music may include: Music Educator/Director, Music Liturgist/Director, Music Studio Instructor, Freelance Musician, Recording Engineer, Radio Broadcaster, Music Retail Worker, Music Promoter.

Program Information: The CLC Music Department has roots that began at Brainerd Community College in the early 1970s. Currently there are eleven performing ensembles including Central Lakes Wind Symphony, Raider Concert Winds, CLC Choir, Chamber Choir, Central Lakes Jazz Orchestra, Raider Jazz Collective, String Orchestra, Woodwind Ensemble/Choir, Brass Ensemble/Choir, Percussion Ensemble, and Sports Band. These performing ensembles are comprised of musicians from Central Lakes College and members from surrounding greater Minnesota communities. CLC performance ensembles are involved in community outreach and tour internationally on a regular basis.

Program Outcomes:
Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of specific areas of music
  • Demonstrate proficiency in preparing and performing musical works
  • Demonstrate proficiency in applied music
  • Demonstrate preparedness to transfer to a university for completion of a formal bachelor of music degree

Instructors

Photo First Name Last Name Position Department Phone Email Alt. Phone: URL wdt_ID
Aubrey Beadell Advisor TRIOStudentSupportServices 218-855-8014 aubrey.beadell@clcmn.edu 1
Nick O'Reilly Occupational Skills Program College Lab Assistant OccupationalSkills 218-855-8077 Nicholas.oreilly@clcmn.edu 2
Kevin Lomax College Lab Assistant Automotive Faculty 218-855-8000 KLomax@clcmn.edu 3
Jody Flynn Accessibility Services Assistant Accessibility 218-855-8056 jody.flynn@clcmn.edu 5
Missy Tureson Box Office Assistant Theatre 218-855-8199 mtureson@clcmn.edu 6
Deana Bobzien Instructor CollegeCareerStudies - Mathematics - Supportive Services 218-855-8339 deana.bobzien@clcmn.edu 7
Brianna Rajkowski Advisor TRIOStudentSupportServices 218-855-8228 brianna.rajkowski@clcmn.edu 8
Cynthia Dionysius AD Nursing Faculty NursingASDegree 218-855-8133 cindy.dionysius@clcmn.edu 9
Tajia Anderson PSEO Specialist Admissions - CollegeCreditInHighSchool- PSEO 218-855-8079 tajia.anderson@clcmn.edu 10
Tracy Tschida Instructor Psychology - CollegeCareerStudies 2188-855-8328 tracy.tschida@clcmn.edu 11
Mike Fitcher Adjunct Instructor MachineTool 218-855-8000 michael.fitcher@clcmn.edu 12
Brent Balmer Videography CLA Videography 218-855-8727 brent.balmer@clcmn.edu 13
David Gray Instructor History 218-855-8276 david.gray@clcmn.edu 14
Jim Nagy Adjunct Instructor GraphicDesign 218-855-8157 james.nagy@clcmn.edu 15
Brandon Schneider Instructor HeavyEquipment 218-894-5179 brandon.schneider@clcmn.edu 16
Natalia DePauw Director of Dual Enrollment Advising - PSEO - CollegeCreditInHighSchool 218-855-8263 natalia.depauw@clcmn.edu 18
Amy Disterhaupt Admissions Specialist Admissions 218-855-8250 amy.disterhaupt@clcmn.edu 20
Nick Heisserer Instructor BusinessFaculty - StudentLearningAssessment 218-855-8089 nick.heisserer@clcmn.edu https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/CentralLakesCollege6@MinnState.edu/bookings/ 21
Matthew Krueger Environmental Health and Safety Officer Maintenance 218-855-8115 matthew.krueger@clcmn.edu 22
Mark Lindquist Instructor Music 218-855-8236 mark.lindquist@clcmn.edu 23
Joy Larson Emergency Management and Security Coordinator Security 218-855-8143 joy.larson@clcmn.edu 24
Jeremy Goddard Bookstore/Print Shop Bookstore Supportive Services 218-855-8146 Jeremy.Goddard@clcmn.edu 25
Sarah Jennissen Instsructor NursingAssistant - PracticalNursing - TrainedMedicationAid 218-894-5308 sarah.jennissen@clcmn.edu 26
Kevin Lattu Upward Bound Advisor TRIOUpwardBound 218-855-8117 kevin.lattu@clcmn.edu 27
Cash Robinson Upward Bound Advisor TRIOUpwardBound 218-855-8076 cash.robinson@clcmn.edu 28

Employment Statistics

For more information regarding employment statistics, career salary information and estimated job growth, follow the resource links below:

https://apps.deed.state.mn.us/lmi/ces/
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/home.htm
http://www.iseek.org/jobs/jobmarket.html

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