Spring 2020 classes have resumed online.
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The colleges of DCCCD offer a wide variety of instrumental and vocal instruction in performance and theory through its Music courses. Ensembles may include jazz, band, brass, woodwinds, strings, percussion, vocal ensemble, madrigal singers and chorus.

Various courses are offered in music theory, appreciation, fundamentals and foundations; MIDI (musical instrument digital interface); sight singing and ear training; commercial orchestration and music arranging. Applied Music courses provide private lessons for voice, piano, strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion, and for orchestral and rhythm sections. View rubrics for Music and Applied Music courses.


NLC's music program provides a broad base of experience to build basic musicianship skills with classes that will transfer to any Texas public college as the first two years in a baccalaureate-level music degree. Find out more about music classes at North Lake.