Music

Welcome to the Cypress College Music Department!

We offer more than 70 classes in all areas of music study including:

  • Applied Music
  • Music Theory
  • Music History
  • Music Appreciation
  • Piano
  • Commercial/Jazz/Pop Music
  • Electronic Music and Recording Arts
  • A variety of vocal and instrumental performance ensembles

Staff

Diane Villegas, Music Department Office Manager
T: (714) 484-7140
E: dvillegas@cypresscollege.edu

Bradley Hampton, Staff Accompanist
T: (714) 484-7023
E: bhampton@cypresscollege.edu

Faculty

Full-Time

Gary Gopar — Instrumental Music, Band, Theory, Hip-Hop, Film Music.
E: ggopar@cypresscollege.edu
Marcus McMillan — Commercial Music, Music Tech. and Recording Arts, Songwriting, Guitar.
E: mmcmillian@cypresscollege.edu
Terra Hurdle — Choir, Voice, Theory, Jazz History, Jazz Improv.
E: thurdle@cypresscollege.edu

Adjunct

Rex Amend — Music Appreciation (online).
E: ramend@cypresscollege.edu
LaVaun Beyer — Piano, Music Fundamentals.
E: lbeyer@cypresscollege.edu
Duane Broberg — American Popular Music.
E: dbroberg@cypresscollege.edu
Peter Buck — Applied Music, Percussion, Jazz History.
E: pbuck@cypresscollege.edu
Rose Chen — Piano, Music Fundamentals, Keyboard Skills.
E: rchen@cypresscollege.edu
Brian Curtin — History of Rock (online), Music Appreciation (online).
E: bcurtin@cypresscollege.edu
Dana Decker — Audio Production for Film and Gaming.
E: dadecker@cypresscollege.edu
Tristen (Vincent) Hizon — History of Rock.
E: vhizon@cypresscollege.edu
Dimitry Koudymov — Guitar, Intro to Piano.
E: dkoudymov@cypresscollege.edu
Dana Parker — Music Tech.
E: dparker@cypresscollege.edu
Andreas Preponis — Class Voice, Applied Voice.
E: apreponis@cypresscollege.edu
Ron Segovia — Music Fundamentals, History of Rock.
E: rsegovia@cypresscollege.edu
Jim Simmons — Music Fundamentals (online).
E: jsimmons@cypresscollege.edu

Music Department

Location: Fine Arts, Room 212
T: (714) 484-7140