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Herb Alpert Music Center


The Los Angeles City College Department of Music is located on campus at the Herb Alpert Music Center.
Our state-of-the-art music 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.

  • 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.

  • A recording studio console on a desk with a patch bay, several racks of studio equipment, and audio and video monitors.

    Our state-of-the-art recording studio (control room).

  • A panoramic display of our tracking room containing an open baby grand piano, a guitar, and an amplifier.

    Our state-of-the-art recording studio (tracking room).

  • An open piano sits in front of several rising rows of chairs and music stands.

    Our full-size band and orchestra rehearsal room.

  • A long room, the walls lined with basses, cellos, guitars, and wind and brass instrument cases.

    Our fully-stocked instrument storage room.

 Department Info

The Herb Alpert Music Center office is closed while courses remain online. For general inquiries, please contact our staff at
Thank you!

Christine Park
Department Chair

Caroline Reyes
Instructional Assistant

Sam Plotkin
Instructional Assistant

Stu Suarez
Sound Engineer

 Upcoming Events

The Herb Alpert Music Center is closed to students and the public until further notice.

Any information about upcoming online events will be posted here.

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


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911