The Day the Music Died

Music Education, a staple of  the Los Angeles Unified School District curriculum that inspired tens of thousands of students to pursue a career in the performing arts, died yesterday after a long battle with financial anemia. It was 159 years old. It’s the beginning of an obituary that almost had to be written this year […]

Keeping Music Education Alive in Los Angeles

It’s a statement of fact that the public school music education system in Los Angeles is beset with enormous problems. Simply follow the money trail find the main sites of the breakdown: state and local government, as they pertain to the education system.  But our lingering economic problems, 11% unemployment (still the third-highest in the […]