Press Kit


The Colburn School

The Colburn School comprises four academic units united by a single philosophy that all who desire to study music and dance should have access to top-level training. The degree granting Conservatory of Music, the Community School of Performing Arts, the Music Academy for pre-college musicians, and the Trudl Zipper Dance Institute provide performing-arts training to over 2,000 students from the Los Angeles area and around the world. The renowned teachers, performers, and scholars that make up Colburn’s dedicated faculty serve as invaluable mentors to guide students’ artistic development.


At a Glance
Facilities and Performance Spaces
Sel Kardan Biography

Community School of Performing Arts

Community School Overview
Community School Quick Facts
Notable Alumni
Susan Cook Biography 

Music Academy

Music Academy Overview
Music Academy Quick Facts
Music Academy Student Accomplishments

Conservatory of Music

Conservatory Overview
Conservatory Quick Facts
Lee Cioppa Biography
Notable Alumni

Trudl Zipper Dance Institute

Trudl Zipper Overview
Trudl Zipper Quick Facts
Jenifer Ringer Biography
James Fayette Biography
Trudl Zipper Notable Alumni