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Young musicians can up their performance with parents' help

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| Performance psychologist Don Greene takes his work with professional athletes and applies it to student musicians. He has some surprising advice for their parents.

LA City College lands $2M for cinema, TV department


Los Angeles City College is set to get a $2 million gift from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the largest donation made by that organization.

One Anaheim school district plans music classes for all


The Anaheim City School District is partnering with the city's mayor this week to announce a goal to offer music instruction to all of its 19,000 students.

New survey provides details on arts ed classes in LA County


A new report out gives a first-time glimpse at how nonprofits and others are providing art classes at schools across Los Angeles County, and there are gaps.

Santa Monica student projects headed to space


Santa Monica-Malibu Unified announced that students' winning patch designs will be sent to the International Space Station. A student experiment is also space-bound.

Mixed news for arts ed in latest creative economy report


Though California arts education generally fared well since the 2007-2008 school year, some measures show declines, a new report shows.

California taxpayers can help support arts education


Taxpayers can opt to contribute $1 or more via the "Keep Arts in Schools Fund" located in the voluntary contribution portion of the state tax return form.

Dancing students set new record and get chance to perform


Los Angeles County students accomplish Guinness World Record for largest ribbon dance while learning how to perform in front of audience.