The Music Industry Studies program at Diablo Valley College is the #1 Career Education destination for Music Industry Studies in the Bay Area and Top 10 Music Industry school in California. Our program prepares students for a variety of careers in music production, audiovisual technology, music composition, game audio, artist management, audio engineering, and much more. For more info, please contact Dr. Nick Vasallo, Director of Music Industry Studies and Commercial Music, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you might have.
The Music Industry Studies program at Diablo Valley College is a leader among the California community colleges. DVC was one of the first community colleges to offer electronic music, and houses the state-of-the-art Music Technology Center (MTC). The MTC is a successful, fully networked lab equipped with iMac workstations. We are an AVID and AVIXA Learning Partner with several certified instructors, ensuring that students will be receiving instructional consistency and up-to-date education. The MTC clearly demonstrates a commitment to quality and innovation in teaching and learning experiences. Students gain hands-on learning experiences using software applications that have been developed under true cross-platform equivalency standards.
Many of the faculty in the Music Industry Studies program are also award-winning musicians who have received recognition for electronic music, composition, teaching, and performance. The DVC program is highly regarded throughout the community with students recognized in statewide competitions.
We have a huge selection of courses and offer a wide variety of degrees and certificates in Music Industry Studies, Commercial Music, and Audio Visual Technology:
The Diablo Valley College music industry studies program prepares students for a variety of careers in music production, audio engineering, and the business of music. As a music industry studies student, you will gain an in-depth understanding of all aspects of the music production process including recording, marketing, and distribution. This same skill-set will also prepare you for a career in specialized areas of the music industry such as recording engineer, producer, composer, arranger, songwriter, sound designer, artist manager, and marketing representative. The music industry studies program has several unique features:
Those who work in the music industry enjoy an exciting and dynamic career combining a passion for music, artistry, and business know-how. The music industry studies program prepares students for one of the many careers in the music industry including: