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Welcome to the Chabot College Music Department. As a music student, you have joined a community of student colleagues and faculty whose interest, enthusiasm and achievement in all aspects of the musical art will serve to stimulate you toward the fullest development of your capacities as a musician and a professional person in the field you choose.
Music Department Mission and Vision
Whether you are aiming for a degree in music, or wanting to develop your skills to work in the music industry, or just further your understanding and appreciation of the musical arts, the Chabot College Music Department offers courses to serve your every interest and need. The faculty is comprised of accomplished performers, academics, composers, recording engineers, producers, and authors, who offer their students exceptional instruction in one or more of our 50 courses in music literature, applied music, recording and technology and performance ensembles.
To aid in the positive development of the whole person the music faculty and curriculum pursue the following goals:
  1. To provide an environment in which performance, composition, musical literacy and technology are integrated. The synthesis of these elements will prepare the student for a musical career as a performer, writer, teacher, producer, engineer, or business person.
  2. To offer a coherent musical education curriculum that provides knowledge and understanding of all musical forms and styles. Students should be able to recognize the importance of music to their society and enable them to have a more informed worldview.
  3. To recognize music as a multi-cultural and multi-national Art which fosters, through its performance, a respect for the diversity of all peoples, beliefs, and expressions.
  4. To help students to see education as a learning process which permits one to see and think clearly and that this process is of greater importance than the transfer of information from teacher to student.‚Äč
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