Major areas include voice, piano, organ, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion and guitar. The high quality academic program and performing organizations prepare a student to transfer to any large university. Courses are also offered to fulfill general education requirements and to provide enrichment and enjoyment for area residents. The department presents performances of faculty, students, and ensembles, and hosts area music clinics and competitions. 


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The Odessa College music department, an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, offers a two-year associate in arts degree in music. The music department is also a member of the Texas Association of Music Schools and the Texas Music Educators Association.

The mission of the music program is to provide music students training in the areas of musical performance, music theory, music literature, and piano studies, in preparation for transfer to upper level baccalaureate degree programs, and to provide cultural enrichment for music students, Odessa College, and the community at-large.