Areas of Study

The Department of Music at Diablo Valley College offers a high quality, comprehensive musical education for the students as well as rich cultural offerings for the wider regional community. The department creates a learning environment characterized by outstanding instruction in music theory, performance, composition, jazz, music literature, and music technology informed by primary experiences performing, analyzing, composing, or any other aspect of music making. In all its activities, the music department strives to prepare its graduates to create and perform musical art in as many contexts and settings as possible.