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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 three separate music degrees:  Associate in Arts for Transfer degree, Associate in Arts degree (local and also transferable), and…
a brand new Music Industry Studies A.A. For Degree Requirements see the current Laney College Catalog or visit a counselor. For more information, contact Department Chair, John Reager.

NEW COURSE: Intro Electronic Music and MIDI (Music 147)

Learn to Read Music! New classes in Music Skills (Music 121-124) provide a foundation for reading music at sight, music dictation and ear-training. It is highly recommended that these classes be taken in order, as they are both challenging and progressive. Music 100, 101, or instructor approval required.

Music Department Events: (Free Unless Marked Otherwise)

Sat., Feb. 2: Young People’s Symphony Orchestra. Berkeley First Church, 8 P.M. (for ticket information please visit the website)

Berkeley Youth Orchestra: TBA

Purple Bamboo Orchestra: TBA

Student Recital:TBA

Laney Jazz Orchestra: TBA

Laney Jazz Combos: TBA

Tues, May 21: Laney’s Oakland City Chorus. Mozart’s Coronation Mass, the world premier of Marty Stoddard’s Spring, and more. Laney College Theater, 7 P.M. General Admission $20, $10 Students/Seniors.

More Performance Dates Coming Soon!

Classes for General Students

Classes for Music Majors and Other Musicians