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 bachelorâ€™s degrees in cinematic arts and theater, a master's in screenwriting, as well as bachelor's and master's degrees in art.
- Commercial Music Major (B.M.)
- Composition Music Major (B.M.)
- Music Education Major (Pre-Teacher Certification)(B.M.)
- Music and Worship Major (B.M.)
- Performance Major (B.M.)
- Music Major (B.A.) (Emphases in Music Theory and Performance)
- Music Minor
- Worship Leadership Minor
- Composition, M.M.
- Conducting, M.M.
- Education, M.M.
- Performance, M.M.
- Artist Certificate
College of Music and the Arts
APU film and theater experts discuss the acclaim of La La Land, Damien Chazzeleâ€™s vibrant, dreamlike musical, and this yearâ€™s top grossing Oscar-nominated movie.
In 2011, Katy Ann Gilmore, MFA â€™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's Department of Theater Arts continues its 22nd season with Tennessee Williamsâ€™ acclaimed work, The Glass Menagerie. The show runs November 10-19 in the Black Box Theater.
Elsewhere at APU
Dana Gioia, poet laureate for the state of California, visited APU as part of the James L. Hedges Distinguished Lecture series.
Surrounded by family, friends, and elected officials, Californiaâ€™s new Assemblymember to the 48th District Blanca E. Rubio, â€™99, M.A. â€™03 (D), took the oath of office before a standing-room-only crowd on January 28 at APU's Munson Chapel.
Feb 27, 7:30–8:30 p.m.
Feb 28–Mar 17
Feb 28, 6 p.m.–Mar 17, 6 p.m.
Feb 28, 6 p.m.–Mar 14, 6 p.m.
Feb 28, 7:30–9:30 p.m.