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

  • Obedient Scholar

    Jennifer E. Walsh, Ph.D., dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, delights in helping students see that the stewardship of their academic gifts represents an act of obedience that pleases God.

  • Azusa Pacific University Joins Landmark Concussion Study

    Azusa Pacific University’s student-athletes will participate in the most comprehensive study of concussion and head-impact exposure ever conducted as part of a joint $30 million initiative by the NCAA and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

  • 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.