The ELAC Music Department provides an outstanding comprehensive curriculum for the student who aspires to become a professional musician, song writer, performing artist, music composer, plans to enter the teaching profession, for whom music is a part of a general education, or who intends to pursue an advanced degree in music.
The Applied Music Program meets the lower-division requirements of most colleges and universities offering a four-year curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in music. Our Commercial Music Program provides students comprehensive skills to make them competitive in the music industry, including in facets of the industry such as performing, recording, engineering, producing, song and score writing, music notation, and management. This industry offers jobs in promotion, sales, music business, and marketing that combine management skills with music. Our state-of-the-art recording studio, equipped with the latest sophisticated technology and software, gives students valuable hands-on training and experience.
Our distinguished faculty brings a depth of knowledge and experience to our students. Many are world-class musicians, performing on the international concert stage, as well as being active in numerous music organizations as established teachers and adjudicators. ELAC has performance opportunities in a wide variety of ensembles, including Orchestra, Jazz Band, Symphonic Band, Chamber Chorale, College Choir, and Philharmonic Choir, and Pop Ensemble. Our choirs and bands have garnered critical acclaim participating in numerous festivals and competitions, while our students place highly or win piano, vocal, instrumental and music theory competitions. Our S2 Music Building houses smart classrooms, a state-of-the-art recording studio, and a beautiful 350-seat recital hall with its exceptional acoustics allows our faculty and students to experience performing on a world-class concert stage. Please call (323) 265-8894 or consult this website for information about performances, recitals, and other events, ticket reservations, or inclusion on the mailing list.