The Music Department offers programs in both traditional and commercial music, providing courses for students planning to transfer to four-year institutions in both majors as well as for students completing general education requirements. Students may also earn certificates or associate degrees in commercial music majors. Performance opportunities are available for both music and non-music majors.
Careers in traditional music include professional performance, conducting, arts management, composing, academic research, and public and private teaching. Employment opportunities in the commercial music industry include audio recording, computerized music systems, sound reinforcement and production.

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Contact Information

Department Chair: Arlie Langager
Office: Oceanside, Room 2200
P 760.757.2121 x6527

Dean: Jonathan Fohrman
Office: Oceanside, Room 2708
P 760.795.6818

Department: Music

Administrative Assistant to the Dean: Toni Sharp
Office: Oceanside, Room 2704
P 760.795.6844

Interim Academic Division Administrative Assistant: Veronica Sanchez
Office: Oceanside, Room 2704
P 760.795.6816

Full-Time Faculty

Instructional Associate

Technical Specialist

Instructional Assistant