West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Scoring and Composition

The Scoring for Film, TV and Gaming Certificate (Pending) Program at West Valley College focuses on creating and producing music, utilizing technology and live performers for the purpose of scoring to picture.  The curriculum is comprehensive, covering areas of music theory, multi-track recording and music production, software music notation, cinematic orchestration, music composition, and scoring for various media in a variety of genres.  The West Valley College Music Department Digital Music Center supplies the necessary state-of-the-art, industry-standard tools for students to learn and develop their skills.  After completing the certificate program, students will have entry-level skills in scoring for media, know how to work with clients, and have a show-reel to promote their abilities.


  • 2014 iMac 27-inch computers
  • Logic 10
  • Pro Tools 10-11
  • 88-key midi keyboards
  • Recording Studio
  • Editing Suites
  • East West Orchestra Gold Sample Library
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