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Non-profit organization with independent 501(c)(3) status

Los Angeles Music and Art School

The Los Angeles Music and Art School's mission is to offer the community of East Los Angeles, primarily its K-12 population, equitable and affordable access to multidisciplinary arts education programs and performance opportunities to afford students the tools needed for success - regardless of gender, ethnicity, or socio-economic status.


2 Submitted Ideas

  • LEARN ·2023 Grants Challenge

    Tuition-Free Music Ensembles Program

    LAMusArt's Tuition-Free Music Ensembles program is a free, year-round music program that teaches up to 150 young East LA students musical repertoire, theory, and technique in an equitable setting. The program is divided into five cohorts - Choir, Jazz Ensemble, Mariachi, Youth Orchestra, and Strings - and places emphasis on collaborative musicianship and high caliber performance. Students as young as 7 through seniors attend weekly rehearsals (between 1-2 hours) with their ensemble to learn culturally specific styles of music at no cost.

  • LEARN ·2022 Grants Challenge

    LAMusArt's Tuition-Free Music Ensembles for East LA Youth

    LAMusArt's Tuition-Free Music Ensembles is a no-cost, sequential, intensive program that provides high quality music education, performance opportunities and intergenerational exchange to predominantly BIPOC youth (ages 7-21) who've been routinely subjected to systemic disinvestment. The year-round program teaches students culturally responsive repertoire, theory and technique in a collaborative setting with offerings such as Choir, Jazz, Mariachi, and Orchestra. Students can join any time and are eligible for a free instrument loan if needed.