Lance Beaumont, DMA

Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Program Development
Associate Professor, Guitar, Music Education, Worship Studies

Lance Beaumont is an Associate Professor of Music and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Program Development at California Baptist University. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Music Education from Boston University. He also holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in guitar performance from Texas Christian University. 


Lance is the author of the best-selling book, The Capo Chord Book, published by Mel Bay Publications and a Hill Guitar Co. artist. He is a frequent speaker and music education and worship events. He has held teaching positions at Howard Payne University, heading the guitar and musicology programs, and as chair of the music department at Northwest Christian University. In addition to his academic experience, Lance also has extensive experience as a session player and in worship leadership. Most recently, he served as the State Music Associate for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, serving over 2,700 churches in the areas of worship and music.