Music Department

Love music? Welcome to the Holyoke Community College Music Department!  Whether you are enrolled in the degree program, the certificate program, or taking some courses for interest and enrichment, we will make your experience exciting and rewarding.

Get involved in HCC's dynamic music program, which offers both a transfer associates of arts degree and a performance certificate.

Music Program - A.A. in Music

Music Performance Certificate

Students of all majors are encouraged to participate in music ensembles, so if you performed in a vocal or instrumental group in high school, you can continue here at HCC. If you choose to major in music, you'll learn all the fundamentals and work on the latest technologies in music.  Graduates are prepared for further study in music education, performance (classical or jazz), music business, music theater, composition and arranging, sound recording, music therapy, and more.

Explore your career in music with our dedicated professors, accomplished musicians who will prepare you to transfer to any four-year music school.

Holyoke Community College is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Music Student Handbook


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040