Madison Santana | Banner Cameron Evans, senior instrumental performance major, Melody Leon senior music education major, Gabriel Reiser sophomore mechanical engineering major and Roy Bletscher, sophomore civil Engineering, perform in the spring jazz concert.

CBU jazz band charms crowd

One minute before show time and the worship hall was quiet. As the clock ticked 7 p.m., the room lit up with life as the jazz ensemble started its spring concert. April 8 was an eventful night as the California Baptist University jazz ensemble and jazz combo performed the final concert of the year at […]

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Orchestral music raises standard of excellence

The purpose statement of the Collinsworth School of Music is inspiring students to the highest standards of musical craft and personal character, preparing them for success in music. Changes and improvements have been made to enhance the professionalism and credibility of the program. Smaller ensembles within the larger groups have been formed such as quartets, […]

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Worship art, ministries majors travels for first songwriters retreat

The worship arts and ministries majors of California Baptist University visited Catalina Island Aug. 26-28 for the Collinsworth School of Music’s first Songwriter’s Retreat. The retreat was a first in several ways including location, activities and special guests. Worship arts and ministry majors met with worship leaders and pastors. The retreat was an opportunity to […]