The Odessa College music department, an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, offers a two-year associate in arts degree in music. Major areas include voice, piano, organ, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion and guitar. The high quality academic program and performing organizations prepare a student to transfer to any large university. Courses are also offered to fulfill general education requirements and to provide enrichment and enjoyment for area residents. The department presents performances of faculty, students, and ensembles, and hosts area music clinics and competitions. The music department is also a member of the Texas Association of Music Schools and the Texas Music Educators Association.

The mission of the music program is to provide music students training in the areas of musical performance, music theory, music literature, and piano studies, in preparation for transfer to upper level baccalaureate degree programs, and to provide cultural enrichment for music students, Odessa College, and the community at-large.


Music Courses

Course of Study for Associate in Arts Degree – Music

NASM-PAMA Advisories on Neuromusculoskeletal and Vocal Health

NASM-PAMA Advisories on Hearing Health

Audition Procedures:

Online Application

Audition Rubric

Audition Dates/Requirements for Music Majors


Eric Baker
Department Chair & Instructor of Music
Office: Jack Rodgers Fine Arts (FA) 122
Phone: 432-335-6623

Gayle Bizzell
Assistant Professor of Music
Office: Jack Rodgers Fine Arts (FA) 110
Phone: 432-335-6630

David Corman
Instructor of Music
Office: Jack Rodgers Fine Arts (FA) 121
Phone: 432-335-6631

LuAnn Lane
Instructor of Music
Office: Jack Rodgers Fine Arts (FA) 109
Phone: 432-335-6629

Adjunct Music Faculty

Kimberly Corman - Voice
Office: Jack Rodgers Fine Arts (FA) 140
Phone: 432-335-6749