Christina Campodonico, The Argonaut – Last year the jazz legend and founder of A&M Records gave Los Angeles City College a record-breaking gift of $10.1 million to fund tuition-free music education. Since 1988 his Santa Monica-based Herb Alpert Foundation has given more than $150 million to philanthropic causes
Jazz at Lincoln Center and Harlem School of the Arts Announce New Series of Innovative Jazz Education Programs and Performances >
Jazz at Lincoln Center Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, and Harlem School of the Arts President Eric Pryor, have announced two world-class, tuition free, jazz education programs and performance series at the Harlem School of the Arts in New York City. A grant from the Herb Alpert Foundation to Jazz at Lincoln Center will fund the two innovative programs…
Judith Smith has been appointed founding dean of The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, UCLA’s newest school and the first school of music to be established in the University of California system. She will assume leadership on March 1, 2017.
Herb Alpert Foundation Awards $315,000 in Scholarships to Students from The California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) >
The Herb Alpert Foundation and the California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) are pleased to announce the 2016 recipients of the annual Herb Alpert Scholarships for Emerging Young Artists. The Herb Alpert Foundation annually provides 21 scholarships for CSSSA students in seven disciplines…
Herb Alpert Foundation to donate $10.1 million to LACC — making studies for music majors tuition-free >
Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times – Trumpeter Herb Alpert, known for his unique brand of Latin-tinged jazz pop, and for being a co-founder of A&M Records, a label that released key albums by artists from Cat Stevens to Janet Jackson, is now making his mark on education.
The Herb Alpert Foundation’s $10.1 Million Gift to Los Angeles City College Provides all Music Majors with Education >
Los Angeles City College Foundation has received a $10.1 million gift from The Herb Alpert Foundation, creating an endowment that forever transforms the music department and the lives of the talented music students who study at Los Angeles City College (LACC). The gift is the largest ever given to a community college in Southern California.
Herb Alpert & Lani Hall will perform a benefit concert in honor of P.S. ARTS on September the 10th at the Ann and Jerry Moss Theater at New Roads School in Santa Monica. >
In 1991, Dr. Paul Cummins, visionary educator, author, and founder of Crossroads School for the Arts & Sciences in Santa Monica, was on his way to the kitchen during a potluck dinner and literally bumped into a man that he had never met but looked quite familiar — famed musician Herb Alpert. They began a conversation, which has become P.S. ARTS folklore…