June 2023 Update

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To all the Preschool, Kindergarten, Middle School, High School, and College Graduates, CONGRATULATIONS! Best of luck with your new chapter!

High School Graduating Class of 2023: 🎓Michelle Pascault (College of the Canyons - Business Major), 🎓Adhitya Ram (UCLA - Bioengineering), 🎓Adi Sundaram (UC Riverside - Business Major), 🎓Michal Verano (Master’s University - Political Science), and 🎓Samantha Zaidman (Belmont University - Music Business Major), 🎓Joshua Bird (pursuing a career in voice acting, fishing, and the Department of Fish and Wildlife), 🎓Ryker Trigueros (Azusa Pacific - Computer Science Major)

LSM Alumni College Graduating Class of 2023: 🎓Trinity Catlin (Loyola Marymount University - Bachelor of Arts, major in English, Summa cum laude, Knot Fellowship Awardee, and Blenkiron Awardee), 🎓Nicole Smirnoff (UC Santa Barbara - Comparative Literature)

Improv Studio Class with Josh Castillo

On Saturday, June 3rd Josh Castillo taught the first Improv Studio Class with participants learning the fundamental building blocks. Thank you to Josh and all the participants that attended!

Our next Improv Studio Class will be on Saturday, June 17th. All instruments are welcome! Signups are OPEN NOW!

Rock Bands Perform at Little School of Music

Wednesday, May 24th, the LSM Bands performed a night of back-to-back hits! Congratulations to all our performers on a night of entertainment, inspiration, and lots of pizza! Thank you to our Directors Frank Brown and Matt Fullove!

Groups forming for Fall 2023 - Let us know if you’re ready to rock!

Shout out to the Music for Little Mozarts Level IV Wednesday Class for performing a song on ukulele and with Flashback too!

Congratulations to all the RCM Spring Exam Candidates!

We had a total of 19 in-person students from 8 different teachers for Practical Exams in piano, flute, and trumpet. We are so proud of our students and wish them all the best of luck as they progress into their new levels!

Testing Week!

The June Musical Ladder Testing is week, June 19th-24th! Students scheduled for MLS testing are posted in the school lobby next to the stairs. Check your lesson notes or email your teacher for more specific testing details.

Learn more about the Musical Ladder System here: MLS Info Page

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of someone else.

-Judy Garland, Happy Birthday!

Name This Tune Game

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Leadership Program

Integrity is our Leadership principle for the month of April. Check out our website post and Youtube video here: Leadership Program - Integrity

Leadership Spotlight

May was all about Loyalty. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of the families at Little School of Music for continuing with us year after year and for trusting us to provide quality music education and performance experiences. We appreciate your loyalty!


Little School of Music Summer Recital

The Summer Recital is just around the corner!  The LSM June Summer Recital Signups will be open from June 5th-11th. Students planning to participate need to be PERFORMANCE READY by the week of June 5th when they come to their lesson.

Please be on the lookout for a yellow recital signup slip from your teacher. When you receive one it means the student is ready for the recital and you may sign up! The link to signup is on the yellow slip. 

Note, if you are performing with a backup track, you will need to upload your track to the signup form. The track should be provided by your teacher. If you do not already have it, please ask your teacher to send this to you so you can include it when you fill out the form.  

Signup Deadline: Sunday, June 11th, 2023

Upcoming Dates

  • Next Tuition Payment Due: July 1st, 2023

  • Summer School Recital Signups begin Monday, June 5th!

  • Music for Little Mozarts In-Class Recitals in class the week of June 5th

  • Performance Showcase: June 23rd, 2023 (sign up deadline June 3rd)

  • Next School Recital Weekend: June 24th/25th, 2023 (signup week June 5th-10th)

  • Summer Break July 3rd-July 22, 2023. Lessons resume July 24th, 2023.

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