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

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