Read below for more information on our upcoming events. To the right, you can see the categories and surf through specifc kinds of events if you'd like. Also, you can check out the archive list on the right if you know the specific post you need.

But don't forget to visit our main homepage and learn about our school, faculty and music opportunities!

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Music LA Final Summer Concert

Join us to celebrate the acomplisments of the Music LA students, teachers and staff on Aug. 25th at the Neighborhood Music School 6pm.

Teacher Staff and Board celebration

Aug. 22nd from 5pm-7pm at the Neighborhood Music School Teachers, Administration and Board will be honored. Special honoree, Mickey Fruchter long time teacher and mentor is retiring. Special honoring of past board members and their commitment and dedication to the Neighborhood Music School.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Below are photos from the happenings in and through the Neighborhood Music School within the past 6 months.

4th St. Bridge Lighting Event

NMS joined Councilman Jose Huizar and Mayor Anotnio Villaraigosa in sharing a"taste" of music with our community for the holidays celebrations. --December 6th, 2008

Soledad Enrichment Action (SEA) 36th Annual Awards Gala

Neighborhood Music School, with selected string scholarship recipients was the main event for the SEA 36th Annual Awards Gala, at the Cathedral in downtown Los Angeles.

Monthly Showtimes, 2009

Our students continue to impress us with their progress and passion for music. Each month, they perform for their teachers, fellow students and friends & family during an informal recital. We are lucky to teach these kids!

Mid-Year Recital

On Saturday, June 13th, our valued students will perform for the Mid-Year Recital at the Neighborhood Music School. Family, friends, and students are all welcome to witness the growth and education each performer has undergone in the past months. This will be a formal recital in two sessions: 4pm and 5pm. We will be operating with a new structure so to accomodate space.

Free parking is available at Puente Learning Center on 501 South Boyle (south of 4th Street).

Boyle Heights Youth Symphony Closing Party

On Monday, June 8, the Neighborhood Music School will host a party from 6:30pm - 7:30pm to commemorate the seven years of musical contribution of the Youth Symphony. The Youth Symphony will not continue this coming year, but we invite everyone who has been a part of the ensemble to join us on Monday for a walk down memory lane. Bring your pictures, memoriabilia and stories to share about the past seven years.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Music Competition Postponed

Sadly, the Neighborhood Music School did not receive funding for the much-anticipated Music Competition. If you are interested in the activities, lessons and opportunities available through the Neighborhood Music School, please contact us and keep an eye on this blog and homepage ( Next year is still a possibility for the Music Competition. We plan on having more events in the future and look forward to your attendance.

Music LA: Rockin' the 'Hood

Registration is coming up for Music LA's "Rockin' the 'Hood." All levels and ages are invited to participate in 8 weeks of classes (held Tuesday and Saturday afternoons) to learn fundamentals of rock, jazz and down-to-the-basics classical. All instruments are welcome! $20 tuition required.
Summer Schedule:
Tuesdays July 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, August 4th, 11th, 18th
3:00-4:30 Guitar Class
3:00-4:30 Woodwinds, Keyboard, Voice
4:45-6:15 Percussion
6:30-8:00 Strings

Saturdays July 11th, 18th, 25th, August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd
3:00-4:30 All Ensembles for Rockin’ the Hood Orchestra!

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009
2:00-5:00 Rehearsal
6:00pm Final Performance. Tell Friends and Family!
(location TBA)

Come for orientation, have questions answers Thursday, June 25, 6pm at the Neighborhood Music School. Registration forms and information also to be available on our website: beginning on June 11th.

Want a head start on registration? Pre-register via e-mail to

Space is limited, so register soon!