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Music Department

​Welcome

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.

Career Possibilities

Some of the innumerable careers for a professional musician include:
• Solo Vocalist or Instrumentalist
• Member of an ensemble such as an orchestra, chorus, chamber group, or jazz ensemble
• Conductor
• Composer of music for the concert hall, theatre
and dance, and film and television
• Music Teacher
• Arts Administrator
• Music Contractor
• Author of music books
• Music Historian
• Music Critic
• Music Therapist

​Programs of Study in Music

Applied Music Program
Appreciation/History
Brass
Composition
Guitar
Percussion
Piano
Strings
Theory and Musicianship
Voice
Woodwinds

Degrees

Associate in Arts, Music

Resources

Concerts
Ensemble Auditions
Performance Ensembles
Faculty & Staff
Facilities
Practice Rooms and Lockers
Music 32 OnMusic Preamble
Music Advisement Guide

Contact In​fo

Performing Arts Center (PAC)
on Santa Monica Blvd.
between 10th and 11th Streets

Lori Geller
Administrative Assistant

Music Office, PAC 211
(310) 434-4323

Dr. Yulia Kozlova
Department Chair

Music Office Hours

Fall/Spring
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Winter/Summer
reduced hours; call for info

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