Study and Play Music

Earn a Digital Music Certificate, Practice, or Perform

  • GE transferrable courses in Music Appreciation and Music Theory.
  • Performance classes in Piano, Voice, Guitar, Orchestra, and Chorus.
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Digital Music Certificate

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Symphony Orchestra

Join, volunteer, or participate to perform and gain experience on your instrument.

Symphony Orchestra
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Mission Chorus

Like to sing? Join the Mission College Chorus or take a voice lesson class.

Mission Chorus
Piano Instruction.
Piano Classes

Beginning through advanced piano instruction, ranging from chamber ensemble practice to performance.

Vocal Lessions and Classes. An African-American woman holds sheet music and sings into a microphone. Her long hair is braided.
Guitar Classes

Beginning/intermediate guitar. Learn chords, strumming, fingerstyle, basic music theory, and lots of songs.

Guitar Classes.
Vocal Classes

Develop singing and vocal presentation. Perform songs in a variety of musical and cultural styles.

Career Outlook

Skills Needed

  • Creativity and flair for entertainment.
  • Hand/eye Coordination.
  • Ability to read and compose music.
  • Ability to sing or play at least one instrument.
  • Self-confidence and motivation.
  • Stamina to perform for long periods.
  • Dedication.
  • Understanding of different musical styles.
  • Business sense.
  • Strong networking skills.

Careers in the Field

  • Musician, Composer, or Arranger.
  • Television/Broadway productions.
  • Artist or Tour Manager.
  • Booking Agent.
  • Recording Engineer.
  • Member of a Symphony, Orchestra, or Band.
  • Music Producer.
  • Music Publicist.
  • Teacher or Professor.
  • Conductor.
  • Session Musician.
  • Singer.