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The Ventura College Music Department offers a wide variety of classes designed for both the aspiring professional musician who wishes to continue studies at the university level and the knowledgeable amateur eager to understand and appreciate the important role music occupies in this society.  Committed to preparing our students for the study and performance of music from the past and shaping the music of the future, the Music Department offers a diverse array of courses from Classical Vocal Techniques to Electronic Music.

No matter where you are or where you want to be on your musical journey, the Music Department is where you belong.




Brent Wilson
Performing Arts Department Chair and Director of Vocal Studies
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Ashley Walters
Instructor, Orchestra/Chamber Music/Cello
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Nick Akdag
Instructor, Bassoon/Chamber Music
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Ovanes Arakelyan
Instructors, Keyboards
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Luvi Avendano
Instructor, Voice
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Felix Eisenhauer
Instructor, Keyboards
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Tara Eisenhauer
Instructor, Voice
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Kimaree Gilad
Instructor, Oboe
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Brian Hotchkin
Instructor, Voice/Opera
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Fundi Legohn
Instructor, Jazz Studies/Brass
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Carol Lockart
Instructor, Flute
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Bevan Manson
Instructor, Jazz Studies
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Cesar Mateus
Instructor, Jazz Studies/Guitar
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Barry Newton
Instructor, Ethnomusicology/Bass
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Ollie Powers
Instructor, Composition/Music Technology
Andrew Tholl
Instructor, Composition/Violin
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Jon Titmus
Instructor, Horn/Bass
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