Music Events


Music Department events are free and take place in Crill Performance Hall unless otherwise noted. PLNU Cultural Events are free to the PLNU community (students, faculty, staff, alumni) with tickets for others available online and at the door. Free parking for events in Crill Performance Hall is available in the nearby Pepper Tree Lane parking structure.


Current and former students, alumni, and friends of PLOT present classic  and beloved arias. 
Saturday, September 5, 7:30 p.m.
$15 General Admission, $5 Students 

Opera Crash Course - Exploring the Music & the Myths

Come learn about opera from Tina Sayers and Hima Joshi, sopranos, with Ines Irawati, piano, accompanying.
Tuesday, September 8, 7:30 p.m. Free Admission

Student Recital: Kirsten Swanson, mezzo-soprano

Mezzo-Soprano Kirsten Swanson presents an evening of music from composers Strauss, Ben Moore, Rachmoninoff, and Ravel.
Thursday, September 10, 7:30 p.m. Free admission. 

Hot Night of Cool Jazz

Our Jazz Band and Vocal Jazz Ensemble will knock your socks off with their annual "Hot Night of Cool Jazz"
Friday, October 9, 7:30p.m. Free admission.

Trumpet Masterclass with Greg Spence

Acclaimed Yamaha Artist trumpeter Greg Spence will present a masterclass at PLNU. Also open to interested high school students free of charge.

CM115 - The Choir Room
Tuesday, October 13, 4:30 p.m.

Keyboard Extravaganza

The PLNU piano faculty presents a night of beautiful piano music.

Friday, October 16, 7:30 p.m.

Cabaret Night

Thursday, October 22, 7:30 p.m. 

Student Recital: Sarah Victor

Miss Victor presents works by Bach, Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Walker, taking the audience from the music of the late 1600's through the 1980's. 

Tuesday, October 27



Join us for the annual "Cantate" performance featuring the Point Loma Singers, the PLNU Vocal Jazz Ensembles, and our annual musical medley.

Friday, October 30, 7:30 p.m.


Jazz Band Concert

Friday, November 6, 7:30 p.m.

PLOT presents "Il Cappello di Paglia di Firenze"

Wednesday, Novemberr 11, 7:30pm. Friday, November 13, 7:30pm. Saturday, November 14, 2:00pm. Sunday, November 15, 7:30pm
Tickets available at the door.

"Guys in Ties, Girls in Pearls" - Concert Band Homecoming Concert

Join us for the annual Homecoming Concert presented by the Concert Band.
Thursday, November 19.

Cider Celebration

Our biggest Christmas celebration of the year! Join us for a spectacular, family-friendly show complete with Hot Apple Cider.
Friday & Saturday, December 4 & 5, 6:00, 8:00 p.m.


Enjoy our annual performance of Handel's "Messiah" with solos from PLNU Students, and accompanied by the PLNU Orchestra.

Sunday, December 6. 2:00pm
Donations accepted 

Orchestra Concert

Friday, December 11, 7:30 p.m. Free admission.