FPCA students

Music Studies

For career preparation or personal enrichment, we offer a wide array of music programs and courses. Pursue one of several degrees or certificates and enjoy thorough preparation towards college transfer or a music career. Participate in our diverse ensembles and applied classes like Band, Choir, Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Guitar, Voice, Piano and more. Explore music technology with Computer Music, Recording Arts, and Finale. Examine master composers and their works in Music Appreciation, Jazz History, and Rock History. Our experienced, dedicated faculty will give you the training you need for fun and success in music.


     Opera Workshop


     Otis Murphy Guest Saxophonist, Indiana University


  • Piano - Associate in Arts (F.5840.AA)
  • Vocal - Associate in Arts (F.5820.AA)
  • Guitar - Associate of Arts (F.5830.AA)
  • Instrumental - Brass, Woodwinds, Strings, Percussion (F.5810.AA)
  • Commercial Music - Associate in Science (F.5850.AS)
  • Music - Associate in Arts for Transfer (F.5805.AA-T)

     FCC Band at Fresno State


Certificates are awarded in all degree areas, and more, in route to the AA, AS, or ADT-music. Core areas for performance certificates include Music Theory I (or Music Fundamentals) and Music History.

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Register today! If you have any questions, any of our faculty would be happy to talk to you about the possible courses, majors and career choices! To connect with us contact the FPCA Division Office.

Courses and Information

To see recommended courses, see the Catalog.  To see upcoming scheduled classes, see the Schedule of Classes

     Rams Jams Guitar Concert

     FCC Choirs World Music Concerts



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