Innovation across an unrivaled diversity of styles.

The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts combines a stylistically open approach to creativity with rigorous technical instruction, individualized mentoring, and professional development training. Students and world-class faculty cooperate in a vigorous performance culture in which opportunities for collaborations with musicians, filmmakers, animators, dancers, theater directors, actors, and writers flourish.

CalArts musicians are empowered to expand the boundaries of received practice and to develop distinctive artistic voices that will stand out in the musical crowd.

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