Welcome to the Cuyamaca College Performing Arts Department! The Performing Arts Department is home to gorgeous facilities, dedicated and talented instructors, and a variety of enriching, thought-provoking, and entertaining classes and events. The department offers classes in music and theater, including ensembles open to students (college and high school) and community members. Each semester the Performing Arts Department presents a concert series featuring musical, dance, and theatrical performances from a wide variety of styles.


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Click here to view our full FALL 2023 Concerts Program booklet!

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Cuyamaca Concerts Schedule & Info

Season Subscription to the ECHO Chamber Music Series is now available!

$350 to all 14 (remaining) world-class chamber music concerts right here at Cuyamaca!


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Our Cuyamaca College Performing Arts Department Thursday Night Concert Series will be on sale very soon! Check back here for updates soon!

Click here to view our full 2023 Spring Concerts Program (last semester)


What classes should a Music Major take?

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Degree and Course Offerings

We offer courses in Music for Education and Music Industry Studies. Also Theatre Arts. For course and degree information, click below:


Theatre Arts Page

Music Events

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If you are interested in music, in any way, you will find that the Cuyamaca College Performing Arts Department has a lot to offer. The Performing Arts Department offers classes for students with a general interest as well as to those seeking in-depth, individualized study. Cuyamaca College currently offers three AA degrees:

  • AA, Music Industry Studies
  • AA, Music Education
  • AA, Music for Transfer


Cuyamaca College is an All-Steinway School — one of only 160 in the world! The Performing Arts Department is home to seven Steinway pianos, including one 9’ concert grand. The department also houses two recording studios, a 24-seat MIDI/piano lab, four ensemble rehearsal rooms, nine individual practice rooms, and a beautiful 364-seat theatre.


Performance Opportunities


  • Concert Band
  • Rock, Pop, & Soul Ensemble
  • Choir

Career Opportunities 

  • Professional musician
  • Private music teacher
  • Public/private school music teacher
  • Record producer
  • Composer
  • Concert/artist promoter
  • Recording/audio engineer
  • Music journalist


The Cuyamaca College Performing Arts Department has wonderful, accomplished, and prestigious faculty. The faculty covers a wide range of backgrounds and expertise. One thing they all have in common, however, is a passion for the art form, and a drive to help others find a similar level of passion for it.


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