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The LA Phil has a long-standing commitment to the education of current and future generations of concert-goers. More than 150,000 benefit each year from our concerts for schools and families, in-school residencies, training for young composers, free neighborhood concerts, pre-concert lectures, and more.

YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles)

YOLA (Youth Orchestra L.A.) – inspired by Gustavo Dudamel’s artistic vision and experience in El Sistema – works with community partners to provide free instruments and high quality music instruction to children in under-resourced areas of Los Angeles.

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Composer Fellowship Program

A unique offering among American orchestras, the Nancy and Barry Sanders Composer Fellowship Program is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for young composers to become a part of the LA Phil's thriving new music community.

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National Composers Initiative

The National Composers Intensive demonstrates the LA Phil’s commitment to the evolution of living music on a national scale, and supports new music from genesis, to creation, to commission, to performance.

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Find more learning opportunities and programs provided by the LA Phil and its supporters.

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