Music Department

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Be A Music Major for A Day

Calling All High School Juniors and Seniors Interested in Music

Come experience the Music Program at West Valley College!

  • Sing with the choir
  • Play with the band
  • Take a free private lesson (limited availability)
  • Sit in on an Applied Music masterclass
  • Free lunch and transportation

Vocalists | Tuesday, April 4

Vocalists meet from 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM in the Music Building.

Instrumentalists | Wednesday, April 5

Instrumentalists meet from 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM in the Music Building.

Welcome to the Music Department

The West Valley College Music Department provides an exceptional education through coursework and opportunities for artistic pursuit at the highest level, embracing diversity, creativity, literacy, performance, technology, and engagement with the community. We strive to create consummate professionals by nurturing determination and discipline while supporting artistry and intellect. Our faculty create conservatory and commercial music experiences that foster lifelong learning, university transfer, and direct entry into the music industry workforce.

Choral Program

Commercial Music

Land Acknowledgment

West Valley College rests on the land of the Muwekma Ohlone peoples, the original inhabitants of what is now known as Santa Clara Valley, colloquially Silicon Valley. The Ohlone inhabited the area along the coast from San Francisco Bay through Monterey Bay to the lower Salinas Valley.

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Last Updated 3/9/23