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Music Minor

Earn a Minor in Music at Azusa Pacific University

You’ll enhance your area of study and set yourself apart in the job field with a minor from our acclaimed music program. You’ll have opportunities to build connections in the Los Angeles/Hollywood music industry in addition to participating in solo and ensemble performances and honing your voice and musicianship skills.

Program at a Glance

The School of Music nurtures students’ faith and talents to develop and excel as world-class music professionals.

Upcoming Events

APU One Day

  • March 8, 2024

Program Information

  • Program Units: 25-28

Location

  • Azusa (Main Campus)
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Gain Hands-on Experience

  • Intern with the Los Angeles/Hollywood music industry, local schools, and churches.
  • Participate in a diverse solo and ensemble performances. 
  • Take voice and piano lessons with experienced faculty. 
  • Explore the integration of faith and music.

By the Numbers

1 of 126 Best Western Colleges according to Princeton Review's 2023 Best Colleges Guide
10 :1 Student-to-faculty ratio
100 % of incoming students receive financial aid
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Denney Premkumar: Building Community through Music

As a music education major, Denney Premkumar ’23 discovered the value of a Christ-centered community and grew closer to God through music.

Program Details

Browse the tabs below—if you have questions, visit the Student Services Center page, and we’ll make sure you get the info you need.

To view specific requirements and coursework information, visit the current academic catalog:

  • Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
  • A degree from Azusa Pacific University is respected and recognized internationally, and accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

 

Career Outlooks and Outcomes

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Helena Mayer ’20: Reaching the Lost Through Music

At just 25-years-old, Helena Mayer '20 has built a strong career as a musician. Her songs have been streamed more than 10 million times on Spotify and she performs four times a week for more than 9,000 followers on Twitch.​

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

Related Programs

Commercial Music Major

  • Azusa

Available Concentrations:

Audio Recording Track, Composing/Arranging Track, Instrumental Performance Track, Music Business Track, Vocal Performance Track

Music Education (Pre-Teacher Certification) Major

  • Azusa

Available Concentrations:

Choral, Instrumental