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Herb Alpert Music Center

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The LA City College Department of Music is located on campus at the Herb Alpert Music Center.
Our newly modernized building includes:
  • A piano and white board sit in front of the room.

    The 150-seat David Alpert Lecture Hall.

  • Panoramic view of the Recital Hall. A piano sits on stage with a podium on the left.

    The 200-seat Herb & Lani Alpert Recital Hall.

  • Two grand pianos sit on the stage with tops open.

    The Recital Hall's Steinway D and Yamaha DCFX concert grand pianos.

  • Music Library with shelves of books and computers

    The Music Library and Ear Training Lab.

  • Several rows of stations equipped with MIDI keyboards, audio interfaces, and iMac computers, with a white board in front of the room.

    Two state-of-the-art Music Technology Labs and a professional Recording Studio.

  • 35 electric pianos set up for class.

    Two interactive Keyboard Classrooms.

  • Piano Practice Room with Two Pianos, one open.

    35 Individual Practice Rooms, and several additional Coaching Rooms for private lessons and rehearsals.

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Herb Alpert Music Center
Room 106
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2880

Christine Park
Department Chair

Caroline Reyes
Instructional Assistant

Sam Plotkin
Instructional Assistant

Stu Suarez
Sound Engineer


Mailing Address:

Department of Music
Los Angeles City College
Herb Alpert Music Center
855 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90029

 Office Hours

Department Consultation and Appointments

Monday - Friday: 9:00am to 4:00pm

The Music Department Office is closed until further notice. Please email us at and our staff will contact you shortly.

 Upcoming Events

All public concerts have been canceled until Fall 2020.

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911