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.