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Colburn encourages you to pursue your passionate love for music, whether you’re just beginning to explore the wonders of music or are embarking on conservatory-level training as a burgeoning professional.


Community School

Music Training for All Ages and Levels

The Community School of Performing Arts is committed to making the highest quality music education available to passionate, dedicated students of all ability levels and ages, from seven months old to adults.

Register now for Fall: Online Private Music Instruction and Group Classes

Priority registration for continuing students begins August 1

Open enrollment for new students begins August 15

Fall Registration

Early Childhood Open House: August 15–16

Colburn Conservatory of Music

Collegiate Training for the Next Generation of Exceptional Performing Artists

The Colburn Conservatory of Music is committed to serious musicians building careers in classical music. In addition to instrumental instruction and coursework in music theory and history, students learn about the various professional aspects required to succeed in the industry. We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in music, as well as performance diplomas and certificates. When you are admitted into the conservatory, you will receive a full-tuition scholarship and grants for room and board.

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Colburn Music Academy

Advanced Instruction for Dedicated Pre-College Musicians

The Colburn Music Academy was designed specifically to guide pre-college students toward the skill level necessary to succeed at the conservatory level after high school. Our students come from Los Angeles and around the world, as do our esteemed instructors. Enrollment is limited and highly competitive. All applicants are required to audition. We charge tuition but offer financial aid and merit-based scholarships.

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