Music Department

College of Arts & Sciences

Concerts & Events

Peace in Concert

Samuelson Chapel

The purpose of Peace in Concert is to promote global connection and harmony using the power and inspiration of music and art.

Women in Music: Making Change Happen

Preus-Brandt Forum

Prominent women in the music industry discuss their diverse careers and share views on the changing face of the industry and the growing presence of women in leading roles.

Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance
Artists and Speakers Series

Samuelson Chapel

In honor of Black History Month, Cal Lutheran presents a chamber music theater work by the Core Ensemble celebrating the lives of the great African American poets.


Kingsmen Park

This annual concert showcases the talent and creativity of students in the music production program.

Faculty Recital: Adan Fernandez, organ

Samuelson Chapel

Cal Lutheran’s newly appointed campus organist, Adan Fernandez, presents a program of all Bach.

Faculty Recital: Uziel Colón, piano
The Many Faces of Latin Jazz

Samuelson Chapel

A night of the best Latin Jazz in town.

Faculty Recital: Micah Wright, clarinet

Samuelson Chapel

Adjunct faculty member Micah Wright, clarinet, presents his musical program with Hui Wu on piano.

Faculty Chamber Recital: Yoshika Masuda and friends

Samuelson Chapel

Cellist Yoshika Masuda and friends present an evening of string chamber music in pieces ranging from duos to quartets.

Areté Vocal Ensemble
Special Encore Performance: 'Considering Matthew Shepard'

Samuelson Chapel

Following a moving and memorable performance in November, Areté returns to the stage to conclude its 11th season. In response to an outpouring of requests, the innovative professional ensemble of vocal artists gives a repeat performance of Considering Matthew Shepard by Craig Hella-Johnson. Wyant Morton conducts.

5 x 15: A Mini Musical Theatre Festival

Black Box Theatre

In conjunction with New Musicals Inc., the Theatre and Dance Department and the Music Department present five 15-minute original musicals.