Music


Why Music at Cochise?

Cochise College offers a variety of ensembles, classes and private instruction to provide a solid foundation in music studies for students who are serious about majoring in music, while also meeting the needs of those who simply seek to enrich their educational experience.

The Associate of Arts degree in music prepares students for transfer to a university program in music, interdisciplinary arts and performance, or related areas of study.

Cochise College music ensembles provide opportunities for instrumentalists and vocalists with wide ranges of experiences and backgrounds. These groups are led by knowledgeable and skillful conductors, and performances are held throughout the fall and spring semesters at many different venues within Cochise County and beyond.

Department Chair | Tanya Biami | biamit@cochise.edu

Music Department Office
Douglas Campus | (520) 417-4066
Sierra Vista Campus | (520) 515-8759

Cochise offers a transferable music degree.

Music Program Instructor

Keyne, Lori | keynel@cochise.edu
Douglas Campus | BKS/701 | (520) 417-4066
Sierra Vista Campus | COM/707 | (520) 515-8759

Lori Keyne received her DMA in choral conducting with a minor in harpsichord performance from the University of Arizona. Her choral instructors include Paul Foelber, Thomas Hilbish, Lawrence Kaptein and Maurice Skones. Her harpsichord teachers include James Anthony, John Metz and Laurette Goldberg. Lori taught at Concordia College, Seward, Nebraska; San Jose State University; the University of Panama and Hollins University. Lori and her family love living in Cochise County. She directs Cochise College’s Bi-national Chorus and Women’s Ensemble. Her choral groups have performed at international conferences, including America Cantat, College Music Society Conference in San Jose, Costa Rica and the Latin American Choral Music International Conference in Tucson. They have performed with groups from Panama and Cuba. The Bi-national Chorus receives performance invitations from Sonora, Mexico and Arizona.  For the 2011-12 academic year, she was a Fulbright border scholar, studying and building collaborations with musicians in Sonora. Lori delights in musical projects that include contributing performers from different countries.

2 Fall Semesters

2 Spring Semesters


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