Our skilled and dedicated faculty teach choral and instrumental music performance; basic skills in music fundamentals, theory and history; applied music in guitar, strings, percussion, piano, and voice; and music technology. NVC degrees in music and musical theater are approved for transfer to the CSU system. Click here for a current course listing or contact Registration to enroll.
Students pursuing all degree and certificate options must work with a Napa Valley College counselor and a Performing Arts Faculty Advisor to ensure appropriate course selections for their intended major course of study.
Associate Degree for Transfer in Music AA-T
This degree option provides a comprehensive foundation in music preparation for transfer to Baccalaureate programs for instrumental or vocal music majors in the California State University system.
Associate in Arts in Music - Instrumental Emphasis
This degree provides a foundation for students in music preparation for transfer to Baccalaureate programs or pursuing a career in the musical entertainment industry. As part of this degree, students will select an instrumental emphasis in music.
Associate in Arts in Music - Vocal Emphasis This degree provides a foundation for students in music preparation for transfer to Baccalaureate programs or pursuing a career in the musical entertainment industry. As part of this degree, the students will select a vocal music emphasis.
Associate in Arts in Musical Theater
The degree provides a foundation in musical theater for students interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theater or pursuing a career in the music entertainment industry.
Music Technology Certificate of Completion
This certificate program provides students with a foundation in music technology.
Music Napa Valley is the Resident Concert Program for Napa Valley College Performing Arts.
Napa Valley College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), within the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Napa Valley College is recognized by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution.
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