Southwestern Music Department

The Music department at Southwestern Oregon Community College boasts approximately 30 music majors with a staff of 11 dedicated Instructors to meet the needs of our diverse student population whether music major or non-major. We provide the musical training and education that is needed for students planning to transfer to a 4-year music degree program. The department also offers ample performance opportunities for anyone wishing to perform in an ensemble regardless of major. The ensembles offered are: Orchestra, Jazz Choir, Symphonic Choir, Chamber Choir, Recorder Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Jazz Band, Concert Band, Saxophone Quartet, and Stage Band.


Mike Turner 
Professor & Development Director
Phone: 541.888.7242

Note: All music ensemble credits are transferable and can be used as elective credits up to 12 credits. Most music programs require 12 ensemble credits.