Upcoming Music Events at LA Music Academy
If you are reading this and STILL haven’t liked LAMA on Facebook, stop what you are doing right now and go here and click “Like”. Why? If you aren’t on our Facebook, then you aren’t alerted to all the amazing events taking place on campus. The upcoming months at LAMA are filled with lots of great music events exclusively for our students — so be sure to add them to your calendar, head out and gain some insight in becoming a better musician. Besides, it’s nice to enjoy some great gigs between all the hard work, right? So, this post highlights some of the events coming up at LA Music Academy (and non-students should scroll down for info on the school’s open house, Summer Music Program and 2nd Annual Drummer’s Reality Camp):
Thursday, May 5th, 7:30pm – Rickey Minor Lecture
Rickey Minor is the Emmy-nominated music director of American Idol. His distinguished resume also includes the Grammy’s and the Super Bowl, and he has collaborated with major recording artists including Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera, Alicia Keys, Ray Charles, Beyoncé Knowles, and many more. For more info please visit http://rickeyminor.com/
Wednesday, May 11th, 8:00pm – Dave Hill Band Concert
Dave Hill- Guitar, Tim McIntyre- Drums, Rand Singer- Sax, Hans Zuemuelin- Keys. To hear music, please visit: http://www.reverbnation.com/davehillband
Wednesday, May 18th, 8:00pm – Paul Zollo Band Clinic & Concert
Paul Zollo is a songwriter-singer, leader of The Zollo Group, author, photographer and music journalist guy. To hear his music please visit: http://www.myspace.com/paulzollo
Wednesday, May 25th, 8:00pm – Karen Hammack Band Concert
Karen Hammack is a well-respected pianist based in Los Angeles. Her diversity as a player has let her work with such artists as Jackson Browne, Michael McDonald, Bill Frisell, Perla Batalla, Niki Haris, Julie Christensen, Don Was, to name a few. She also stays busy with the finest jazz musicians such as Tierney Sutton, Stephanie Haynes, and Kate McGarry, Larry Koonse, Scott Colley, Jeff Clayton, Bobby Rodriguez and Wycliffe Gordon. For more info and to hear Karen’s music please visit:http://www.karenhammack.com
Prospective students will want to check out the following events:
Saturday, May 14th, 2:00pm – Open House at LA Music Academy
What can you expect at an LA Music Academy open house? A unique and up-close opportunity to learn about the school. You can interact with students and teachers and get a great feel for the campus! Below is a tentative schedule of events. For more information, click HERE.
Tuesday, Jun 21st, 9:00am – Annual Summer Music Program
Our five-day Summer Music Program promises to be the best yet! Students will: – write and record an original song – play in professional performance workshops – instructor performances and workshops – private lesson and tons more. Click HERE for more info.
Wednesday, Jun 29th, 9:00am – 2nd Annual Drummer’s Reality Camp
DrumChannel.com and Los Angeles Music Academy College of Music (LAMA) proudly present the second annual Drummer’s Reality Camp–four days of intense, drumming-centric workshops, master classes and performance ensembles. So far Alex Acuna, Ralph Humphrey, Terry Bozzio, Kenny Aronoff, Joe Porcaro and Thomas Pridgen (The Mars Volta) have confirmed and more guest drummers are to be added for the 4-day event! Click HERE for more info.
These are all going to be great events, make sure you take pictures and report back to us what you got out of them!