Music Program


We offer a variety of music classes to meet the needs of degree-seeking students, as well as those who are interested in expanding their musical knowledge. Appreciation and history classes are available in traditional Western European (classical), American pop, jazz and rock music. Music theory is offered at five different levels and complemented with classes in sight singing and ear training, and composition.

TMCC continues to expand the music program with exciting Music, Music Ensemble and Applied Music classes. All classes and ensembles are open to TMCC students, UNR students, community members and high school students.

Music Degrees

We offer a transferable two-year Associate of Arts degree with emphasis in Music, as well as a one-year Certificate of Achievement in Music. Additionally, TMCC's Associate of Arts degree with Musical Theatre Emphasis is available.


  • TMCC Concert Choir (MUSE 101)
  • TMCC Symphonic Winds (MUSE 112)

Applied Music

Students and musicians who are not beginners and are participating in one of the TMCC music ensembles can take private lessons for college credit at TMCC. Our applied instructors are all highly qualified and sought after working professional musicians and educators from the Reno area. For those at the beginning level, group lessons are offered for piano, guitar and voice.

Performing Arts Season Schedule

Check out our current dance, music and theatre production schedule.

Season Schedule


For more information about the TMCC music program, please contact us.