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California Lutheran University

48 months
45500 USD/year
45500 USD/year
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A Music program at California Lutheran University will give you the training and experience you need to grow as a professional musician, singer, composer, or teacher.


Learn from seasoned musicians

Our proximity to the Los Angeles music scene of will give you the opportunity to study privately with some of the finest musicians in the area. You can earn credit through lessons and practice in:

  • Voice
  • Piano
  • Jazz Piano
  • Percussion
  • Composition
  • Organ
  • Woodwinds
  • Brass
  • Orchestral Strings
  • Guitar
  • Harp

Get plenty of performance experience

You’ll grow stronger as a performer by sharing your musical talents with the community through solo recitals or as part of an ensemble. Some of these ensembles go out on frequent tours to locations such as Hawaii, England, Scandinavia, and Italy. Ensemble opportunities include:

  • Cal Lutheran Choir
  • Women's Chorale
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Mariachi Ensemble
  • Wind Ensemble
  • University Symphony

Your Future

The graduates of the Music program at California Lutheran University have become successful singers, instrumentalists, and conductors throughout the country. They have embarked on careers teaching in public schools and universities, working in the church, or managing their own private studios. Others have found music-related work in the media, advertising, arts management, film, television, and recording industries.

Music majors have also gone on to graduate studies in vocal and instrument performance, choral conducting, and music education. 

Career paths:

  • Professional Musician
  • Broadway Performer
  • Operatic Singer
  • High School Music Director
  • Church Musician
  • Film Composer
  • College Faculty

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music and Culture
  • Music
  • Music for Classroom Teachers
  • Applied Music Lessons
  • Music Theory 
  • Musicianship Skills 
  • Keyboard Harmony 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Your Application & Essay
  • Request Recommendation
  • Submit Application Fee
  • Transcripts
  • English Proficiency
  • Optional Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    45500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45500 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for California

1570 - 2658 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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