New Late Start Music Courses!

In order to offer more choices for our students, Some of our classes will start two weeks later than usual: February 14th (Valentine’s Class?). Subjects include: Guitar Class (online), Live Sound (in-person training for setting up sound systems for live events), and Voice Class (in-person).

Eight-week classes start on March 21st: Music 10, 15A, and 15B.

Laney Music ensembles have returned to campus (in-person): Chinese Orchestra, Choir, Jazz Combos, Jazz Orchestra, and Pop Music Ensemble.

Courses in the Laney College Music Department are designed to fulfill the needs of music majors, professional musicians, and those whose interest is vocational or recreational. Laney College now offers four A.A. degrees and a variety of Certificates of Achievement. For Degree Requirements see the current Laney College Catalog or visit a counselor. Music Majors, please contact the department chair, John Reager.

Music Degrees:

  • Chinese Music
  • Jazz
  • Music AA or AA-T
  • Music Industry (Commercial Music)

Music Department Events:


Department Videos:

Laney’s Oakland City ChorusLift Every Voice and Sing
Great Wall Orchestra General’s Command (featured in Kamala Harris’ Inauguration Ball)

Future Live and Video Concerts will be posted on the Events page.