WHO WE ARE
Our History and Our Goals
Founded in 1998, CCM originally operated under the name "Pasadena International Music Academy." In 2007, PIMA became CCM under the supervision of Grammy Award-winning recording engineer Reggie Dozier and legendary trombonist Wayne Henderson, founder of the Jazz Crusaders.
CCM is known for its nurturing environment. Courses are taught by a distinguished faculty of highly-acclaimed music industry professionals who will help you develop discipline, technical skills, theoretical knowledge, versatility, and a confident attitude.
CCM's goal is to produce qualified musicians by recognizing new trends in music and including fresh material. The school is committed to providing quality instruction and constantly re-evaluating teaching methods in order to serve you best.
CCM is in the heart of the music industry, with many concert studios and live Hollywood performance venues in close proximity. Because musicians come onto campus daily, you will have the opportunity to make valuable connections and take a foothold in the music world. Feel free to spread your wings and fly onto the music scene in Los Angeles and around the world.
California College of Music is located in Pasadena, California, USA.
It is conveniently situated near the Gold Line Metro Rail and the 210, 134, and 110 freeways, providing you with access to all major destinations in Los Angeles.
Pasadena's first-class characteristics make it an ideal location for you. You can choose from a variety of comfortable accommodations. Also, it is just minutes away from the music industry's center in Hollywood, California. You will discover a unique blend of an urban feel and residential charm. Because Pasadena's a safe, fun city, it's perfect for music students like you.