Summer Intensive Programs for High School Students

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music’s new week-long Summer Intensive programs provide high school students age 14-18 with a unique opportunity to expand their knowledge and performance skills while engaging with expert instructors and UCLA faculty. Our programs cater to a wide variety of interests, styles, goals and performance experiences.

UCLA Summer World Music Intensive
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Learn About Music From Cultures Around The World

Students will learn about music and its cultural context from cultures around the world, investigating music cultures from Java, Bali, Thailand, China, Africa, Mexico, Armenia and Hawaii, as well as special topics including soundscapes and animal sounds, intangible cultural heritage and transnational composition.

 

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UCLA Summer Global Jazz Intensive
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Learn Progressive Models of Jazz

Using Los Angeles as an extended classroom, the Summer Global Jazz Intensive program brings performers together from across the globe to create the nation’s first global jazz studies summer program.

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UCLA Summer Music Industry Intensive
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Learn What It Takes to Be a Leader In The Music Industry

Examine the inner workings of the music industry, considering economic, political, social and material perspectives.

 

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UCLA Summer Songwriting Intensive
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Learn the Fundamentals of Songwriting

Learn the key components of songwriting including the delicate balance of collaboration and gain an understanding of the professional expectations of today’s music industry.

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UCLA Summer Voice Intensive
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Receive Transformational Vocal Experience

A week-long concentrated program that caters to a wide range of repertoire interests, vocal styles, and performance experience.

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