Need advice on planning your music degree? Not sure what you can do with a music degree? Or just need some extra course help? Take advantage of our free resources to ensure your success in music at PCC.

Music Lab and Library

Our music lab and library is open to all PCC Music students. Get tutoring, reserve a practice room or take advantage of our technology resources.

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Academic Advisement

Get advice on planning your classes for earning a music degree. Make an appointment with one of our music faculty members to discuss music courses, potential transfer schools, or emphasis or specialization options, and to get an idea of what is expected of a music major. Additionally, you can make an appointment with a school counselor for academic counseling. If you can, try and see Tomas Riojas in L-104 as he specializes in counseling music majors.

If you’re interested in seeing a music faculty member, you can see who is available below based on their musical area of interest:

      • Kyle Luck - band, instrumental music, music education
      • Tad Carpenter - percussion, drum line, band
      • Dan Cole - jazz and commercial music
      • Louis Lopez - commercial music, music production, music lab
      • Brian Carmody (currently on sabbatical leave) - jazz, commercial music, music production, film composition
      • Rodger Guerrero - choral music, applied music
          • Phillip Young - piano, keyboard skills, applied music
          • Steve Gates - music theory, musicianship, composition
          • Zac Matthews (Department Chair) - music theory, music lab, applied music, jazz
          • Henry Shin - orchestra, chamber music, music history, applied music
          • Jocelyn Chang - piano, keyboard skills

Online Resources

Use the following resources to support you in your music classes.

  • PCC Libguides: A comprehensive list of online music resources.
  • This site has a musical theory reference that provides explanations and definitions. It also has interactive exercises for practice of scales, intervals, and chords.
  • Good-Ear.comThis is an excellent site for ear training drills.
  • Wmich.eduThis site has a few very easy to use exercises. You can get to them by selecting “Online Dictation Materials” once on the website.