Founded in 1950, California Baptist University is the only fully accredited Southern Baptist college or university on the West Coast. Our 131-acre award winning campus reflects the Southern California environment, with towering palm trees, mission-style buildings, and a spectacular view of the nearby San Bernardino Mountains. More than 9,000 students attend CBU, coming to Riverside from more than 40 states and 30 countries, instructed by 100% Christian faculty and staff, in 150 undergraduate majors and concentrations, and 33 graduate majors and credentials.

Housed in a state of the art, 33,000 square-foot facility on the CBU campus, the Collinsworth School of Music at California Baptist University is committed to inspiring students to the highest levels of musical craft and personal character, preparing them for success in the church, the classroom, and on the performance stage. The University Choir and Orchestra is one of 8 major vocal and instrumental ensembles at CBU that seek to challenge students to these ideals in a collaborative setting. The University Choir and Orchestra has long held a reputation for combining musical excellence with a heart for worship and a passion for ministry. And, with performing over 50 ministry concerts in addition to two major tours annually, is one of the most active university ensembles in the nation.