Southwestern's Music Department offers a variety of performing groups and music classes for our community. We offer two types of degrees, Associate Degree of the Arts and Associate Degree of Science, as well as a certificate of achievement and transfer preparation for music majors who are interested in a four-year degree. See Programs for more details.
We have several performances every semester, including Mariachi, Jazz, Latin Jazz, Chamber Orchestra and several choirs. See the calendar for event details, and visit our Performing Groups for more information about joining us.
There are many music courses offered every semester, including (but not limited to) music theory, electronic music, recording technology, piano, history, guitar and voice classes. See Courses for a full listing.
And finally, we have a wonderful faculty who will play an important role in your success. Our faculty are experts in their fields, and have the practical experience and passion about music to share with you in the classroom. For more information, see our Faculty section. Welcome and we're glad you are here!