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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.