Community School News

Nita Baxani Lucinda Chiu lying on her side, wearing a magenta dress, holding a volin Headshot of Andres Engleman standing in front of green leafy background Elijah Alexander standing outside holding a trombone Girl and boy with playing marimba with mallets in hands on stage, teacher Ken McGrath in background

August 12, 2021

Experienced educator and performer, Dr. Nita Baxani, is bringing her passion for Early Childhood and commitment to arts education to her new role as the Early Childhood Chair.

July 8, 2021

Lucinda Chiu graduated from the Community School of Performing Arts in 2011 and is now a violinist with the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra.

June 10, 2021

Thirteen-year-old violinist Andrés Engleman pushes for excellence both in his private studies and his participation in the Honors Chamber Program.

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.