Azusa Pacific University’s School of Music, within the College of Music and the Arts, develops students into music professionals through an environment of musical excellence and artistic integrity.

Offering a B.A. in Music and B.M. in Music with emphasis options in applied music, composition, commercial music, music education, music theory, music and worship, and performance; master’s degrees in music education, performance, composition, and conducting; 21 music ensembles; and close proximity to the Los Angeles music culture; the School of Music provides students with a world-class experience.

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Faculty

Stephen P. Johnson, DMA Stephen P. Johnson, DMA Dean, College of Music and the Arts

Dennis Royse, Ph.D. Dennis Royse, Ph.D. Interim Associate Dean, School of Music; Professor and Chair of Graduate Programs; Music Theory

Donald Neufeld, M.A. Donald Neufeld, M.A. Associate Dean and Associate Professor, School of Music

News & Features

  • Jennifer Walsh Addresses Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

    Jennifer E. Walsh, Ph.D., APU's dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor of political science, wrote an op-ed ahead of the Supreme Court's same-sex ruling that appears in the Christian Post.

  • Reflections On Charleston

    The tragedy in Charleston forces us to agonize again over the question of why. Perhaps, a better question would be, "What should we do next as followers of Jesus Christ"?

  • A Picture of Affirmation

    Sam Louie, M.A. '09, a Seattle-based psychotherapist specializes in multicultural issues and addictions using PhotoTherapy, a therapeutic technique where photography is self-initiated as a means toward personal growth.