Courses in the music department are designed to fulfill the needs of music majors, professional musicians, and those whose interest is vocational. Students are encouraged to contact the department chairperson for specific guidance when planning to transfer to a four- year institution in this major.
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. Students are encouraged to contact the Music Department Chair for specific guidance when planning to transfer to a four-year institution in this major. A new AA-Transfer degree is now available, along with the revised local AA in Music. See Degree Requirements page for more details.
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 Department Events:
The Department Welcomes John Santos, Legendary Afro-Cuban Percussionist, as our new Artist in Residence.
Sun., Apr. 10, 4PM: Laney’s Oakland City Chorus with Lori Willis and Yi Triplett. $15 General/$10 Students and Seniors. Laney Theater.
Mon., May 16, 7:00 PM Laney Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Combos. Charlie Gurke, director. G-189 FREE ADMISSION
(More concerts will be posted as they are announced)