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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
Mon - Thur: 7:30am to 4:30pm
Fri: 7:30am to 4:00pm


This program is designed for students who intend to pursue a Bachelor of Music degree but may also be applied to a Bachelor of Arts or other baccalaureate-level music degrees as deemed appropriate by the awarding institution.

Music technology courses prepare vocal or instrumental students with additional skills in computer music and recording technology. Training is provided in current music software and digital sound. Students will acquire the skills necessary to use sequencers, sampling devices and other digital media as a composition, production, arranging and recording tool. Students will also learn to compose and arrange music for corporate video, television, and film.

Northwest Vista's ensembles offer a variety of performing opportunities for students of all concentrations. Our groups provide an excellent way to become involved in college life and to meet students with similar interests. The ensembles, which include Jazz Ensemble, Instrumental Chamber Ensemble, and Concert Choir, perform at least one evening concert per semester on campus, and give students practical experience with a variety of the world's musical idioms. All students are welcomed.


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Academic Departments

Contact Information

Karla Ellis
Academic Chair
Phone: 210-486-4089
Office: PCA-105C

Susan Palmer
Administrative Service Specialist
Phone: 210-486-4374
Office: PCA-105




Discipline Coordinator

Daniel Smith
Phone: 210-486-4818
Office: PCA-105J