Welcome to the Department of Performing Arts Music Program at the Community College
of Rhode Island. You may also wish to visit Community College of Rhode Island Music
on Facebook. If you are seeking to major in music, CCRI offers quality instruction and transferable credits toward the first two years of a music, music education, or jazz studies major.
Music Careers Information
Connect to Music Career Advice Tips Success Resource MusiciansWay.com from a CCRI computer.
The CCRI Chamber Ensemble (Band) needs woodwind, brass, acoustic string and percussion players. If you read music and are available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00-2:15 (Knight Campus), please contact Dr. Audrey Kaiser.
Applied Music Auditions
You must submit the required forms and schedule an appointment to audition. Contact the Performing Arts Department.
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Brittany Dyer graduated from CCRI in 2010 with an A.F.A in Fine Arts. While a student at CCRI, she was a member of Chorus and Chamber Singers...
Michelle Legault is currently the Higher Education Administrative Assistant of CCRI’s Performing Arts Department...
Laura Ferrick received her A.F.A. in Music from CCRI in 2016 and followed that with a Bachelors of Music from RIC...
Aiden Rogler completed his studies at CCRI in 2020 and is currently enrolled at URI...
Danielle Grilli graduated from CCRI in 2013 with an A.F.A in Music. She continued her studies at RIC obtaining a B.A in Music...
Daniel Caramante graduated from CCRI in 2017 with an A.F.A. with High Honors. He continued on to URI, graduating cum laude with...
Wendy Rios has been a performer and teacher in Rhode Island for more than thirty years...
Angelica has a degree in Vocal Performance from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. She has taught voice lessons for 20 years around the country and overseas.
Nicholas Schleyer is a versatile and experienced trumpeter and educator based in Providence, RI. As an educator, he is on faculty at the Community College of Rhode Island teaching trumpet.
Joe Grilli is a highly skilled professional electric and upright bassist with more than 15 years of experience in the Rhode Island music scene. A native of the state....
Céili Connors is a Boston based performer and teacher, actively performing both as a soloist and chamber musician. She is dedicated to helping her students excel through both conventional...