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CSM Music
Earn a Degree...
Take all your lower division harmony and musicianship classes here at College of San Mateo and then transfer to a four-year institution as an upper division music major! CSM degrees include A.A. in Music, A.A. in Electronic Music, and a Certificate in Electronic Music.  Starting Fall 2016, CSM will also offer an Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) degree in music.

Create Electronic Music...
Record, mix, and edit your own tracks; use MIDI and analog synthesizers, samplers, and drum machines; and learn the latest music software and hardware! Present your work through live music and multimedia performances, soundtracks for video and film, and audio for the web.

Perform in an Ensemble...
Perform with the Jazz Bands, Symphonic Band, Jazz combos or the Afro-Latin Percussion Ensemble. Improve your musicianship and earn credit while you play!

Listen & Appreciate...
Fulfill your general education Humanities requirements by taking a music history or survey course: Jazz History, World Music, Fundamentals of Music, or Music Listening and Enjoyment. Evening and online classes available.

Learn an Instrument...
Take voice lessons, learn to play the piano, guitar or congas. Affordable classes for beginning and advanced students!