The music curriculum at Santa Monica College provides educational opportunities designed to meet the needs of students who wish to explore and expand their knowledge, performance skills and appreciation of music. This is fulfilled through a program that includes applied and group music instruction, history, vocal and instrumental ensembles, theory and musicianship. The curriculum is intended to serve music majors, general education transfer students, vocationally oriented students and the community.
Some of the innumerable career options for a professional musician include:
Solo Vocalist or Instrumentalist
Member of an ensemble such as an orchestra, chorus, chamber group, or jazz ensemble
Composer of music for the concert hall, theatre and dance, and film and television
Author of music books