Workshop Locations



Jackie Robinson Center
(Every Thursday, 4:00-5:00 PM)
General Music/Piano Workshop (ages 7-12 years old)
1020 N. Fair Oaks 91103
Children's Piano Class Thursdays  4:00 to 5:00PM Beginners and Intermediates (7-17yrs)
Adult Beginner / Intermediate Piano Classes 5:15 to 6:15pm (18-80yrs)
Instructor: Robert Lesoine
Sign up at the Center, 626-744-7300

Victory Park
(Every Wednesday 4:00-5:00 PM)
General Music/Piano Workshop, (ages 7-12 years old)
2575 Paloma St. Pasadena 91107
Group piano classes are offered to build a foundation of music theory and the basic concepts of reading music. Each student Is provided with their own keyboard to use for class. Students will learn the basics of the instrument and skills like fingering, rhythm, timing, tempos, and dynamics by doing exercises and playing songs.
Instructor: Safoa Abboa Ofei
Sign up at office: 626-744-7500

Villa-Parke Community Center
363 East Villa Street, Pasadena, CA  91103
General Music/Piano Program
1st Class    Mondays  4:30 - 5:15pm    Level 1 Beginners  (7-12 yrs)
2nd Class Mondays  5:15 - 6:00pm Level 2 Beginners (8-14 yrs)
3rd Class   Mondays   6:00 - 6:45pm Level 3 Beginners / Intermediate  (8-15 yrs)
4th Class Mondays   6:45 - 7:30pm  Level 4 Intermediate Students (9 - 17 yrs) 
Contact: Robert Lesoine, 310-403-1879

(Request at: 626-793-8706)

Beyond The Bell Branch(LAUSD)
Expanding Learning & Enrichment Programs
333 S. Beaudry Ave. Floor 29, LA CA 90017
213-241-7900 Fax: 213-241-7562
Tony White, Program Coordinator 213-241-3117

Music Center/Performing Arts Center of LA County
SAPPA Audition/Interview Workshop Program
135 N. Grand Ave. LA 90012

SAPPA Audition Workshop Program
PO Box 1594, Long Beach, CA 90801
Naomi Rainey, State Director 562-856-7586


Watts-Willowbrook Conservatory & Youth Symphony              
The Watts-Willowbrook Conservatory (WWC) continues into its tenth year, serving youngsters                            
from the South LA/Watts/Compton area. Beginners, intermediate and advanced students are welcome!      (Ages 6 - 18)

Cello Class - Alma Reaves Woods - Watts Branch Library
10205 Compton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90002 (323) 789-2850
 Schedule:  Wednesday, 5:00 to 6:00PM and Saturday, 10:00 to 11:00AM
Instructor – Circe Diaz-Gamero

Beginning Strings - City of Los Angeles Bldg. The “Old Library Bldg.”
1501 E 103rd St, LA, CA 90002 (1/2 block west of Compton Ave.)
Schedule: Tues & Thurs, 4:30PM to 5:30PM
Instructor – Donna Houston

Continuing Strings - WLCAC – Watts Labor Community Action Committee
10950 S. Central Ave.  Los Angeles, CA 90059     
Schedule:  Tues & Thurs, 4:30PM to 5:30PM
Instructor – Val Mitchell

The Watts-Willowbrook Conservatory works in partnership with the Compton Unified School district in providing music instruction at selected elementary and middle schools. These workshops provide instruction in symphonic string instruments, theory and performance.

Carver Elementary School
1425 E 120th St, Los Angeles, CA 90059
Principal: Donald Sullivan, 310) 898-6150  X46735
Schedule: Mon & Thurs 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Instructor –Timothy Maloof

Jefferson Elementary School
2508 East 133rd Street, Compton , CA 90222
Principal: Sal Aquino, 310 898-6190
Schedule: Mon & Thurs10:30AM to 11:30AM
Instructor – Timothy Maloof

Longfellow Elementary School
1101 Dwight Ave., Compton, CA 90220
Principal, Joanne Davidson, 310-898-6460 
Schedule: Mon 9:00AM to 10:00AM, THUr 2:30PM to 3:30PM
Instructor: Dr Ashley Salinas

Springdale West Apartments
2095 W. Spring St., Long Beach, CA 90810
(562) 424-6003
Schedule: Tues 4:00PM to 5:00PM   and  Fri 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Instructor: Jay Hemphill