Music Department

College of Arts & Sciences

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Be inspired. Get involved. Create an influence.

The Music Department prides itself on creating a strong musical education within a nurturing atmosphere. Faculty members are experienced professionals who are committed to teaching excellence. The music program is widely respected for its performance ensembles, its classroom teaching, and its studio instruction.



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Christmas Festival Concerts

Friday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, Dec. 3 at 4:00 pm
Sunday, Dec. 4 at 4:00 pm

Purchase tickets

Welcome the holiday season with this special musical gift, featuring a narrated performance of Christmas music guaranteed to put you in the holiday mood. 

Current staff, faculty, and students: please contact the Music department to redeem your one comp ticket. Call (805) 495-3305 or email

Department Highlights

Students are supported with a range of opportunities during their musical journeys at Cal Lutheran. Here are a few highlights.

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Degree Programs

Become educated in the performance and production of music from experts in the field.


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Undergraduate Scholarships

Incoming freshman and transfer applicants may apply for a VAPA Scholarship for up to $30,000.


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Production Facilities

Our facilities provide specialized spaces and equipment for musical innovation and production.