The L.A. Philharmonic’s youth orchestra is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a California tour. To prepare, the young musicians are practicing more than music.
More than 100,000 students attending California schools last year had no access to arts instruction, according to data released Thursday.
A real estate development group announced a $20 million gift to the Irvine Unified School District to fund elementary arts and science programs for the next decade.
This year, the Rowland Unified School District will give music classes to all elementary students. While music teachers are excited, some worry about implementation.
Arts standards in California haven’t been touched since 2001. State legislators Tuesday passed a bill to bring them up to date.
Thanks to a $10.1 million donation from the Herb Alpert Foundation, hundreds of music majors at the Los Angeles City College will be able to study for free starting next fall.