Music Changing Lives in LA
Leimert Park Community Program serves the South Los Angeles area near Crenshaw Square. Leimert Park is considered the center of the African-American arts scene in Los Angeles, with historic venues that celebrate blues, jazz, hip hop, dramatic performances, and poetry readings.
Harmony Project serves over 100 students in the Leimert Park Community Program. Community and school partners include the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center, The Blazers Learning Center, Audubon Middle School, James A. Foshay Learning Center, and Frederick Douglass Academy High School.
Leimert Park Community Program’s large ensembles include:
Harmony Project Youth Choir
Harmony Project Youth Choir is a performance ensemble for beginning to advanced students who are interested in learning, performing, and singing various styles of music. Students learn, experience and perform various vocal arrangements with the guidance of Teaching Artist Ken Anderson.
Harmony Project Funk Orchestra
Harmony Project Funk Orchestra, under the direction of Jon Armstrong, is comprised of students from various schools and cultural backgrounds. Open to experienced students of all instruments and levels!
Leimert Park Jr. All Stars
Leimert Park Jr. All Stars, under the direction of Teaching Artist Sukari Reid-Glenn, is a performance ensemble for intermediate to advanced students who are interested in learning, performing, and writing Jazz.