Offered as a major (B.A.) and a minor
Whether music is your life—or simply a treasured part of the life you hope to create—we can provide the professional training and performance experiences that maximize your abilities and enhance your love of the art.
Grow personally and artistically
Your courses and professors will nurture your artistic, educational, scholarly, and creative development. You will be prepared as a performer on a major instrument or voice while gaining a deep understanding of the historical perspectives and theoretical elements of music.
Ample opportunities for invaluable experience
You will have the opportunity to study privately with some of the finest musicians in the Los Angeles area. Solo performance opportunities are widely available. Ensembles are open to all students by audition. These include:
- Cal Lutheran Choir
- Women's Chorale
- University Symphony
- Wind Ensemble
- Jazz Improvisation Ensemble
- Percussion Ensemble
Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Scholarship
Incoming freshman and transfer applicants with superior talent in the areas of music, theatre arts, or visual art can apply and audition for a VAPA Scholarship prior to enrolling at Cal Lutheran. Learn more »
Graduates have began successful careers teaching in public schools and universities, working in the church, or by establishing their own private studios. Many continue on to graduate studies.
They have become successful singers, instrumentalists, and conductors throughout the country. Music-related work is also available in industries such as media, advertising, arts management, and in the film, television, and recording industries.
Our alumni study at:
- Northwestern University
- Stanford University
- Edgar Allen Recording Institute
- New York University
They work for:
- Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
- European School of Music
- Morning Star Christian Church
- Mt. Cross Lutheran Church
- Music Reports, Inc.
- Newbury Park High School
- St Patrick's Episcopal Church
- Tell the Truth Pictures
They work as:
- High School Choir Director
- Piano Teacher
- Music Director
- Sanctuary Choir Director
- Music Research Assistant
- Choir Accompanist