California College of Music - Diploma

California College of Music is a popular modern music school located in the city of Pasadena, California, United States. The school's proximity to Hollywood and the global music industry gives its students opportunity to learn from top musicians and form industry connections. California College of Music provides associate, certificate and apprenticeship programmes in various areas of instrumental music and music performance. Optional practical training (OPT) is available to all eligible students who complete a 12-month program at CCM, enabling international students to gain valuable work experience in the American music industry.

  • Average Tuition USD 11,400

School Description

California College of Music was established in the year 1999 as the Pasadena International Music Academy. The school changed it's name to California College of Music in 2008.

Today, California College is recognized as one of the most popular music colleges in Los Angeles county. California College of Music thrives in one of the most vibrant music communities in sunny Pasadena and is led by faculty having first-hand professional experience in the music industry. CCM provides a 12 month artist development programme to established artists for developing their artistic vision. The school also offers 6 and 12 months certificate courses in voice, guitar, bass, drums, and piano. California College of Music receives international students from countries like India, Brazil, Russia, China, Mexico and more.

Diploma Programs

  • 42 S Catalina Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106, USA

    Artist Development

    USD 22,800 Tuition Fee
    A program <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">designed keeping in mind talented recording artists, singer-songwriters, and producers/engineers who already possess an artistic vision, and wish to further develop their more
  • 42 S Catalina Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106, USA

    Music Performance

    USD 22,800 Tuition Fee
    An intensive program that will earn you an Associate of Science Degree in Music Performance. The program covers the breadth of musical structures, technical proficiency, accuracy, consistency, awareness, discipline, and more


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    Established in 1999


    California College of Music has a state-of-the-art faculty equipped with modern facilities that include a world-class recording studio with control room, isolation booths and mixing console, a live ensemble performance space, a piano lab with grand piano, and an impressive music library.

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    42 S Catalina Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106, USA

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