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Department of Music

General Music Student Informational Meeting:

Monday, August 30, 2021 - 4:00pm

Zoom Recording of Meeting (in case you missed it!)

(In this meeting we discussed Safety Protocols for the Music Building, Clearning Protocols, Practice Rooms, Use of the Outside Patio, Minimizing time spent on campus, and Office Hours and Contact Information for faculty and staff.)

For Information or Assistance, Please contact:

James Grude, Instructional Assistant

818-947-2346 or

Monday-Thursday 7:00am-5:30pm


Dr. Christian Nova, Department Chair


Look for contact info for your instructor here.



Thursdays from 11a-3pm - IN PERSON in Room 110

Fridays from 11a-3pm - ONLINE



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The LAVC Music Department provides a dynamic environment for the exploration of the complete musician / entrepreneur – performer, composer, educator, promoter, producer. We offer a complete set of courses in performance, history, theory, performance ensembles, commercial music, recording arts, and general education. We offer a two-year Music A.A. degree, a two-year Commercial Music A.A., a two-year Music AAT (music transfer degree), and five Commercial Music Certificates. Our dedicated faculty and staff specialize in hands-on attention and bring a wealth of real-world experience into the classroom.

The LAVC Music Department maintains partnerships with various community organizations: The American Guitar Society, The American Society of Music Arrangers & Composers, House of Blues Music Forward Foundation, and Education Through Music - Los Angeles. These partnerships provide free seminars and networking for LAVC Music students. Please visit their websites for further information and watch the bulletin boards in the Music Department for upcoming events.

Thinking of a Career in the Music Industry?

Check out this Info from the LAVC Career/Transfer Center

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Los Angeles Valley College is an All-Steinway School.

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