University Choir and Orchestra

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The University Choir and Orchestra has a rich history here at CBU of excellence and is nationally recognized for its vibrant, energetic, and enthusiastic interpretation of a wide variety of musical styles and genres in our concerts that draw audiences of all ages into the very presence of God.  These 175 singers and instrumentalists have infinite excitement and soul-stirring passion for performance, for engagement with every audience, for expressing undeniable charisma, and most importantly, for using their musical gifts to worship and lead others in worship.
The group has a robust concert schedule that includes concertizing in the greater Southern California area, as well as touring in the fall, spring and an extended May tour.
If being part of a community that ministers to thousands of people, lifting Him up through well-rehearsed, stylistically authentic music and drawing those audiences into our unique worship experiences, and ultimately, closer to Him resonates with every fiber of your musical journey, you should audition to join the University Choir and Orchestra and become part of a growing tradition of musical excellence and a member of the premier performance group at CBU.


To schedule an audition, please visit our Next Steps page, contact the CBU School of Music office by phone at 951-343-4251, or email us at


Mr. Steven Dahlgren

Conductor, University Choir and Orchestra


Ms. Ruth Noemy Wheeler

Instrumental Director, University Choir and Orchestra

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