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California Institute of the Arts - Community Arts Partnership

CAP Music Classes

CAP Hip Hop Music Video Workshop @ Dorsey High School

Calendar Oct 17, 2017

Tuesdays 1:45PM – 6:00PM & Thursdays 3:15PM – 6:00PM @ Dorsey High School

CAP Hip Hop Music Video @ Dorsey High School teaches students the history and techniques of rapping, beat-making, sampling, breakdancing, and lyric-writing in order to create music and choreography for their own music videos. The class culminates in a video screening and live performance of music and dance.

No Class:
November 21 & 23 (Thanksgiving Break)
December 19, 21, 26, & 28, January 2 & 4 (Winter Break)
March 27 & 29 (CalArts Spring Break)

CAP Music @ CalArts

Calendar Oct 14, 2017 at 1 pm

Saturdays 1PM – 5PM @ CalArts

This program offers 20 weeks of instruction for middle and high school students (6-12 grade, ages 11-18). Classes include theory, composition, sound recording and engineering, vocal ensemble, percussion, strings ensemble, chamber ensemble, jazz ensemble, and more. The program culminates with semester-end recitals performed in CalArts' premiere music pavilion, The Wild Beast. For students ages 11–18.

*REQUIRED in-person class sign up from 12PM – 1PM on the first day of class, October 14. A parent/guardian signature will be required at class sign up.*

No Class:
November 25 (Thanksgiving Break)
December 23 & 30, January 6 (Winter Break)
March 31 (CalArts Spring Break)

Final Culminations: 
Fall- Saturday, December 9 6PM – 8PM
Spring- Saturday, April 14 Time TBD

CAP Music @ Plaza de la Raza

Calendar Oct 11, 2017 at 4 pm

Wednesdays 4PM – 8PM @ Plaza de la Raza

This program provides 20 weeks of instrumental instruction in guitar, bass, drumset, flute, saxophone, voice, piano, songwriting, electronic music, music theory, or composition, as well as several music ensembles, including salsa band, chamber ensemble and rock band. The workshops culminate in a recital at Plaza de la Raza. For students ages 11–18.

*A parent/guardian must be present on the first day of class (October 11) for in-person sign up*

No Class:
November 22 (Thanksgiving Break)
December 20 & 27, January 3 & 10 (Winter Break)
March 28 (CalArts Spring Break)

Final Culminations: 
Fall- Wednesday, December 13 6PM – 8PM

Spring- Sunday, April 15 Time TBD

CAP Music @ Watts Towers Arts Center

Calendar Oct 14, 2017

Wednesdays 3PM – 7PM & Saturdays 10AM – 3PM
@ Watts Towers Arts Center

This 20-week program offers private lessons in piano and voice. Students learn the basics of music, although all levels of experience are welcome. The program culminates in a public piano recital held at the Watts Towers Arts Center in the spring. Lessons offered between 3PM–7PM on Wednesdays and 10AM–3PM on Saturdays. (Individual lesson times will be scheduled with the instructor once the program starts.)

No Class:
November 11 (Veteran's Day)
November 22 & 25 (Thanksgiving Break)
December 20, 23, 27, & 30; January 3 & 6 (Winter Break)
March 28 (LAUSD Spring Break)

Sunday, March 25 Time TBD

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