"The PCC Music Department has state-of-the-art facilities and music labs, award-winning programs, and expert faculty that will ensure your success as a music major! PCC is home to the official Tournament of Roses Honor Band."
“RCC offers a comprehensive musical and academic program for its music students, including great performing ensembles, distinguished faculty, and state-of-the-art MIDI?Digital Audio Labs. Students in the Marching Band perform and are televised worldwide in the most prestigious parades and are known as “Hollywood’s Band” for their many appearances in motion pictures.”
"The Cerritos College instrumental ensembles place emphasis on a high degree of fine ensemble playing. The Center for Teaching Excellence at Cerritos College gives an extensively vibrant program of professional learning opportunities for the entire college faculty, and has become a resource for professional learning centers on university and community college campuses throughout the state."
“Founded in 1884, and today the oldest continually operating cultural institution in Los Angeles, the Thornton School consistently ranks among the top one percent of the nation’s music schools and conservatories. Graduates of the school attain positions with major orchestras, ensembles, recording studios and music industry firms and perform on stages and in studios around the world.”
"Few institutions can boast such highly recognized music industry, music therapy, media/film composition, jazz and classical performance programs. Our students go on to perform with major orchestras and opera companies. Jazz, music industry, media composition and music therapy majors always secure work because well-rounded education they receive at CSUN."
“California State University Fullerton’s School of Music prepares every student for a creative, successful, and rewarding life in which musical excellence plays a central role. For over fifty years, the School of Music has been training students for professions in music. Our many successful alumni make a large footprint in classical and commercial music performance and teaching in Southern California”
"Our ensembles are recognized as some of the finest in the west, even in the nation—Pacific Standard Time and Concert Jazz Orchestra have both repeatedly won Downbeat Magazine’s 'Best Collegiate Jazz Ensemble.' Our symphony orchestra has toured in Korea and was invited to Germany this year. Our bands have recently travelled to Korea and Japan."