If you are of a certain age and recall using magnetic tape then the relative ease with which high definition video and high fidelity audio are captured, edited and distributed likely amazes and inspires you. It certainly does us.

Friday Night Chamber Concert

WVC Chamber Singers Friday, May 4, 2012 8:00 pm  Every Time I Feel the Spirit, a choral concert featuring SJSU Chamber Singers & Women’s Choir and WVC Chamber Singers, St. Joseph Cathedral Basilica, 80 S. Market St., San Jose   Tickets: $25 Preferred, $15 General, $10 Senior/Student Google Map 80 S. Market St, San Jose, CA, [...]

Award Win Part Deux

Congratulations to Michelle Hawkins and West Valley College’s vocal jazz ensemble, Synchronicity, for their second consecutive DownBeat Magazine Award.  To be judged among the best vocal jazz ensembles in the country is a tremendous honor; to be judged so twice is proof of a strong collaborative effort between fine student musicians and a gifted and [...]

Music for Films


If you’ve ended up here in search of Brian Eno’s pioneering 1978 work, Music for Films, click again. If you’re searching for examples of excellent community college instruction in scoring music for film, television and gaming, you’re in the right place.  Here are two recent examples from the MU67a – Music for Film/TV/Gaming class. The video [...]

Now Hear This

The video is of a computer generated oak tree produced in the fall 2011 Art 60a Digital Video Arts class. Student artists, Jumiah Johnston, Ben Wilcox, and Matthew Bennett. The sound tracks were each composed, performed and recorded by students in this spring’s Music 67a Music for Film,TV & Games class. Track 1:   Chris Blazek Track 2:   [...]