The College of Music and the Arts at Azusa Pacific University offers an innovative arts community firmly grounded in the Christian faith, and dedicated to preparing students to excel as talented, artist-scholars in visual and performing arts and music. The college houses the School of Music, with bachelor's and master's degrees in music; and the School of Visual and Performing Arts, which offers bachelor’s degrees in cinematic arts and theater, as well as bachelor's and master's degrees in art.

News & Features

  • APU Theater Presents The Great Divorce

    APU theater continues its 22nd season with Robert Smyth’s stage adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ influential novel The Great Divorce. For tickets, call the Felix Event Center Box Office at (626) 815-5494 or purchase them online.

  • Faculty Notes: Eugene Alcalay, DMA

    Learn more about Alcalay's recent professional activity.

  • The Landscape of an Artist

    In 2011, Katy Ann Gilmore, MFA ’14, made the drive from her home in Southern Illinois to Azusa, California. Influenced by the shifting landscapes on that drive, she used pen and pencil, and mixed media to bring topographical forms to life.

  • APU Web Series Wins "Best Comedy" at Film Festival

    A web series created by Azusa Pacific University acting majors, ‚ÄúThe Death of Rasputin,‚ÄĚ won best comedy at the Lancaster International Short Film Festival.

  • Building STEAM: The Value of the Arts

    As local school systems embrace and implement changes and new funding promotes and supports the arts, children will become innovators equipped to change the world and solve the complex problems that face their generation.