Community School News

Elijah Alexander standing outside holding a trombone Girl and boy with playing marimba with mallets in hands on stage, teacher Ken McGrath in background Gianna Pedregon Two students playing marimba on stage with teacher in background Scarlett Chen holding a violin sitting at a piano

May 7, 2021

Herbert Zipper Scholar, 2019–2020 LA Philharmonic Nancy and Barry Sanders Composer Fellow, and accomplished jazz trombonist, Elijah Alexander shares his perspective on Colburn, COVID-19, and college.

April 29, 2021

With unique in-person and online experiences available, Ken McGrath has designed an unforgettable summer program for percussions ages 9–18.

April 28, 2021

Through discipline and hard work, seven Colburn students, including Gianna Pedregon (pictured), have won spots in the NYO, NYO2, and NYO Jazz programs at Carnegie Hall.

April 9, 2021

Learn about the Community School’s exciting summer camps, starting June 7.

April 8, 2021

Pianist, violinist, and a Herbert Zipper Scholar, 16-year-old Scarlett Chen embodies Colburn’s commitment to excellence.