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, a master's in screenwriting, as well as bachelor's and master's degrees in art.

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    April's Performance Notes

    In my undergraduate program, I had the privilege of studying with esteemed composer Edwin Childs. This man almost single-handedly turned my interest in composition into a passion for the craft of...

  • Film Students on Set Learn 'Reel' World Skills

    “The idea just came to me,” said Lauren Meyering, ’17, cinematic arts major and director/writer of Foolish Smarts and How to Lose Them, a student film produced as one of APU’s senior capstone projects in the Department of Cinematic Arts.

  • Faculty Notes: Christopher Keene, MFA

    Learn more about Keene's recent professional activity.

  • Faculty Notes: David Hadinger, MFA

    Learn more about Hadinger's recent professional activity.

Elsewhere at APU

  • APU Hosts Race Matters in College Seminar

    The Department of Higher Education welcomed Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D., professor in the Graduate School of Education, as the featured speaker of the Critical Issues in Higher Education seminar in late summer.