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This spring, our schedule includes a complete offering of music courses. Please check the quarterly class schedule for online, hybrid, and on-ground information. We currently have the following face-to-face classes on campus: Jazz Band, Music Theory, Music Production and Class Piano. All on-campus classes meet once or twice per week. All on-campus activities are also optional for any student - you can request to do all of your work online if that is a safer option for you and your family. Please contact john.sanders@edcc.edu with any questions or concerns.

The Music Department provides students a wide range of opportunities to learn music and grow as a performer. Our instructors bring diverse skills and approaches to teaching.

Their shared teaching goals include:

  • Giving students a solid foundation all facets of music.
  • Providing a range of performance and creative opportunities.
  • Offering diverse music theory and digital music courses.
  • Creating a dynamic, rich learning environment for students to pursue their passion for music and performing.

Student ensembles at Edmonds College have numerous performance opportunities throughout the academic year.

Perform with:

Take survey courses such as Jazz History, MUSC& 107 or Music Appreciation, MUSC&105 online, when it is convenient, to deepen your relationship to music. Music education begins with listening.

Concert Band

The college has a Concert Band for woodwinds, brass, and percussionists. Participating in Concert Band fulfills the large ensemble requirement for the new Associate of Arts-Music Degree and is open to members of the community. Those who wish to register and play with this group of musicians contact Scott Higbee, director.

To join the band, email Scott Higbee. Band members will also register for Concert Band, MUSC 189 at the college.

Jazz and Salsa Band

Jazz and Salsa Band is a great opportunity learn or strengthen your jazz skills. If you'd like to talk to someone about Jazz and Salsa Band, please email John Sanders.

Music and Audio Production

Our Music and Audio Production Certificate Program provides the skills necessary to be a 21st century musician and sound engineer. Learn the techniques, software, hardware, aesthetics, and history of making music with the latest technology! If you would like more information, Nick Sibicky.

Study with world-class, professional musicians

Students can register for individual private lessons with our instructors. Learn more about our faculty.