Welcome to Commercial Music at Lamar State College Port Arthur! If you are looking for a career in the music industry you've come to the right place! We will provide you with the tools and training you need to succeed!
In the Commercial Music Department, we offer Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Sound Engineering, Music Performance and Audiovisual Production. Each degree is carefully structured to feature small class sizes with experienced and supportive faculty in a hands-on learning environment. Students get practical experience the very first week they enter the program.
Our degree programs balance traditional and contemporary music instruction with courses in piano, ear training and sight singing, applied lessons and performance ensembles. Additionally our Sound Engineering and Audiovisual Production courses utilize the latest industry-standard technology including Avid Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Reason, Cubase and more. As one of the only divisions of its kind in Texas, the Mission of the Commercial Music Department is to prepare students to be performers, arrangers, producers and multimedia specialists.