Sage Zbinden | Banner | Justine Tiu, alumna harp performance major with a masters in in flute performance, delicately strums her harp, creating a harmonious tone.

Students and alumni compete for Symphony Orchestra in Concerto competition

A musical crescendo filled the air Sept. 29 at California Baptist University’s Joann Hawkins Music Building as students performed in the final round of the School of Music’s Concerto Competition. The six finalists competed against one another for a chance to become guest soloists in CBU’s Symphony Orchestra. This was a first-ever final round event […]

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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, […]

CBU opens doors to youth orchestra

Program aims to instruct local youth to impact their community. In collaboration with the Riverside Arts Academy, California Baptist University is opening a program through the Collinsworth School of Music called Harmony Project: Riverside, which will provide free music education to inner-city children in the Riverside community. All teaching positions except orchestra director, site coordinator and two assistant directors […]

University Choir and Orchestra produces, releases new album

The Collinsworth School of Music’s University Choir and Orchestra produced a new album that includes several songs for parents, students and other family members to enjoy. Dr. Judd Bonner, UCO director, has been in charge of the ensemble for several years and the group has recorded Christmas-themed albums as well as regular worship albums. The […]