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The San Diego City College Music and Commercial Music Programs offers a wide variety of classes for music lovers and aspiring music creators, both on campus and online. Students can study music history, music business, and piano. In the Commercial Music Program, aspiring artists, music producers, and engineers can take their music technology skills to the next level. As an AVID Learning Partner, the program offers Pro Tools certification as well as training in Ableton Live, Reason, and Logic Pro X. Students can also explore music business, live sound, and audio for multimedia. Facilities include two Mac-based computer music labs and a state-of-the-art recording studio. The program offers an Associate of Science Degree in Music Production Technology as well as a professional certificate in audio production. 


MUSIC@CITY hosts a wide variety of music events throughout the year, both on campus and online. The calendar below includes upcoming MUSIC@CITY events and a selection of music industry events from around the country focused on music production and engineering. You can also view the calendar in a web browser or sync it with your own calendar.

To learn more about the different event series at City College and view recordings of previous events in our Event Archive, please visit our Events page.

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Our faculty have a wide range of experience within the music industry, from recording engineers to film composers, entertainment attorneys to concert pianists. Learn more here.


For more information about the Music and Commercial Music Programs, please contact Professor Bob Kostlan ( or Associate Professor Mike Espar ( 

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