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Dr. Nick Vasallo Awarded Distinguished Graduate Student Alumni Award by UC Santa Cruz

Apr 1, 2020

Director of Music Industry Studies, AV Technology, and Music Composition at DVC, Dr. Nick Vasallo was recently named a Distinguished Graduate Student Alumni by UC Santa Cruz.


College Magazine: DVC's Music program listed in top 10 to rock the industry

Jan 13, 2020

DVC's Music department was recently featured in College Magazine! We are thrilled to be listed as one of the "10 California Schools for Music Business Degrees that Rock the Industry." DVC was also recognized as “California’s finest community college for music.”

Dr. Jill Biden speaks at sold-out East Bay Women’s Conference

Mar 6, 2018

At the East Bay Women’s Conference March 5, the paradigm of women in leadership shifted. Talk of “woulda, coulda, shoulda” leadership was out; real- life examples of what women have done, are doing and are determined to do more often were in.


Nick Vasallo: Hitting all the right notes

Oct 15, 2017

UC Santa Cruz Magazine, Ann Parker - "He’s a loving husband and devoted father, an award-winning composer, a renowned musician, a respected teacher. Nick Vasallo is also the originator of “deathcore,” a genre-blending mix of death metal and hardcore music.


DVC vocal jazz ensembles win big at Reno Jazz Festival

May 18, 2017

Join us in congratulating two DVC vocal jazz ensembles, Dreaming in Burgundy and Silent K, for placing first and third in their division at the Reno Jazz Festival.