Mt. SAC Music Department

The Mt. SAC Music Department offers outstanding opportunities in instruction, performance, and academic preparation in a first-class environment where students can thrive. 



Mt. SAC 's diverse music curriculum, which includes an Associate in Arts with an emphasis in Music, spans the entire musical spectrum, including history, theory, literature, voice, conducting, instrumental, jazz, improvisation, guitar, and piano. Our professors are accomplished musicians, educators, and authors, who offer their students exceptional group instruction, as well as private coaching, to bring out their best potential.

Our students have continued their education at the following institutions:

  • New England Conservatory
  • University of California (Los Angeles, Berkeley, Irvine, Santa Cruz)
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Texas
  • California State University (Fullerton, Long Beach, Northridge, Pomona, and Los Angeles) 
  • Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Michigan
  • Chapman University
  • San Diego State University
  • Brigham Young University
  • University of Laverne
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Biola University
  • New York University




What sets Mt. SAC's music program apart from all the rest is its highly acclaimed choral and instrumental performance groups, which have consistently won state, national, and international competitions. Individuals can help support these talented ensembles through our Golden Notes Membership

Throughout the academic year, Mt. SAC's vocal and instrumental groups showcase their talents via public concerts and recitals on the stages of our beautiful Performing Arts Complex.
We invite you to explore this site and discover the endless possibilities that await you at Mt. San Antonio College.