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Mission College Music

Beginners and experts alike enroll in our wide variety of music classes.  We have something for everyone -- piano, guitar, violin, chorus, orchestra, classical and commercial music.
  • Earn a digital music certificate.
  • Take a tour of our music studios with Google 360.
  • Classes are 1.0 unit classes at $46 per unit.
  • We perform throughout the year to the community.
Take a Look at Our Class Offerings
  • GE Humanities courses – face to face and online
  • Advanced Piano Masterclass, California Concerto Weekend for Amateur Pianists
  • MIDI and Music Technology I, II, Digital Music Production I, II using ProTools Recording Software
  • Annual Digital Music Summit featuring guests and performances by leaders in the Music Industry
  • Avid Learning Partner, ProTools 101, 110 and User Certification
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Mission College Performing Arts Series
  • Mission Chorus
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MUS 017 • Music of the World

Music 017 is primarily a survey course, however, we offer "hands-on," interactive class activities so that students can get a real sense of what it means to learn and perform music from around the world. These instruments were hand-crafted by a team of pan builders and tuners under the direction of Ellie Mannette. Ellie, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, was considered to be the "father" of the steel pan art-form. His drums, that are made from 55-gallon oil barrels, represent the newest family of acoustic instruments in the world. Listen to them here

Mission College Chorus 

From Peter Gabriel, Sting, classical and pop, we sing a little bit of everything! Join our small but mighty singing group! chorus.missioncollege.edu

 
Mission College Symphony

Have a taste for classical music? Want to perform as a part of our symphony? Join us at mcsymphony.com.

 

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Mission College Symphony

Home to our symphony orchestra at mcsymphony.com and MUS 048 classes.

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Mission College Chorus

From beginners to advance, we take all comers to our Mission College Chorus. Sing with us with MUS 041.

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Digital Music

Earn a certificate in Digital Music and get your foot in the door in the back-of-the-house.

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Guitar

Learn to play the guitar with MUS 036.

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Piano

Learn the keys to success in piano MUS 039.

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Violin

Our Community Education program offers classes in Violin.

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 Song Writing

Learn about the music business and work on your song writing skills with MUS 015.

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Voice Lessons

Whether you sing in the shower or sing on stage, we have a voice class for you with MUS 032.

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Steel Drum

Oh yes, we play the drums. The Steel Drums with MUS 050.

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