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Free Lessons for Parents in November

A couple of months out of the year, we offer FREE lessons for parents of enrolled students. Parents should have some fun too. In the month of November, all moms and dads of enrolled students can set up a free 30-minute lesson! Talk to the front desk. This is a […]

Larchmont’s Got Talent @ the Family Fair

The Larchmont Family Fair’s main event “Larchmont’s Got Talent” is seeking acts! Singers, dancers, and musicians of all ages are encouraged to audition! First prize: $500 and one month of free 30-minute lessons at Rhodes School of Music. Second prize: $300 and one month of free 30-minute lessons at Rhodes […]

Free Family Photos at the Recital!

Are you signed up for the recital on October 22nd? There are a few spots left in the 4:00 and 5:00 shows and we will have a professional photographer to take photos of students and their families for free! Arrive early or stick around after to get a quick session […]

Larchmont’s Got Talent!

We know you have talent. After all, you go to Rhodes School of Music! The Larchmont Family Fair is on Sunday, October 29th and their annual talent show features an impressive array of local talent and includes cash prizes. Let your teacher know if you’re interested and we’ll make sure […]

BIG RECITAL! Sunday October 22nd

It is time once again for our Big Recital! We are holding the event at MonkSpace right here in our neighborhood. No more long trips to Santa Monica or Glendale! We have more students than ever, so please sign up soon. Space is limited. Recitals are a fundamental part of music lessons. Many […]

Creative Ability Development: Now included in all monthly plans.

RSoM teacher Rusty Kennedy spent a week in New York working with visionary educator Alice Kanack to bring the Creative Ability Development program to Rhodes School of Music. These classes are open to all instruments and all ages. These classes will give students opportunities for improvisation and collaboration. About Creative Ability Development: […]

Welcome New Students!

We are thrilled to be working with so many new students who had their first lesson with us in August and September! Thank you for joining us, and WELCOME!   Ellis Y. – piano Nathaniel W. – piano Seth K. – guitar Miles D. – drums Gina H. – piano […]

Is your teacher sold out?

Many of our teachers are nearly sold-out and our after-school spots are going quickly. If you’re considering joining us, please let us know so we can help you find a spot on the schedule or add you to our waiting list. Call us at 323-464-1154, email, or have a look […]

Sign up for the Songwriting Band Class by Oct. 12

Join the band, write songs, and rehearse in our new drum room! Joe Wong will work with students on drums, keyboards, guitars, basses, vocals, and other instruments to make music and write songs in a fun group setting. In five one-hour sessions students will hone their musicianship while exploring the people and culture behind the rich rock […]

Enroll before January 31st and save $50!

Start lessons with our amazing teachers before January 31st and get $50 off. We want to cut new students a break after the gift giving season. All current students will get $50 if they refer a family to us who enrolls. We say it all the time, but we LOVE […]

Band Class!

Coming in February! Students will form bands to focus on their favorite rock and popular songs. RSoM drum instructor Joe Wong will use his vast knowledge and expert teaching skills to explore rock and popular music keeping it educational and fun. These classes will meet on Sunday afternoons. Specific details […]

Current teacher availaility

Here is the breakdown of our current staff availability.  We have added new availability for Fall to give you more options for enrollment. Let us know if you see a day you want and we’ll try to make it’s yours. The after-school spots always get taken first, so let us […]

We have drums!

We are excited to add drums to our musical line-up. We have partnered with LA-DRUM to provide drum lessons on a full acoustic drum kit. You can sign up at!

We Have Accordion!

Send us an email or call us for more information on accordion lessons!

New Class! Programming for Music and Sound

Instructed by: Justin Asher Course Description: When you make or hear a sound today, whether listening to music on your smartphone, or playing an instrument, chances are it involves a computer. Computers have become the ultimate means of communication. Once you learn the language of computers, the only limit for […]

Free Classes for Adults and Students

I’m excited to add some free classes to the School’s curriculum in 2014. These classes are free and will be no larger than 7 students per class for some fun and focused learning.  Read below for more information or click the enroll button to get signed up and see exact […]

Holiday Hours

Rhodes School of Music will be closed from December 23rd through December 27th and on January 1st.  Have a great Holiday!

Collage by Dani Vinokurov

Have a look at our beautiful collage by Dani Vinokurov!  You’ll start seeing this image in our  web and print media.  Dani’s images are all hand cut and precisely assembled to take the form that you see here.  She also created the elegant logo for the school.  Thanks Dani, for […]

Clare Longendyke, December 8th

Come support Clare in her first big concert in Los Angeles! Clare Longendyke, piano Works by Scarlatti, Berio, Cage, Rota and others Part of the Fazioli Piano Series at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura 1023 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA (Westwood) [map] Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 4pm Free entry, […]

The new system (WHY?!!#$%&#)

Why did David switch? The old system worked ok as long I allowed parents to use their own names and info when they were really scheduling lessons for their children.  The old system would not allow kids schedules to be linked to their parents, therefore a parent would have had […]

The RSOM app!

Coming soon… Set up, cancel and reschedule your lessons with a few taps on your iphone or android!  This hot pink app will be downloadable from the app store soon. Stay tuned.

New Website

The new and improved website is up!  The new mobile friendly site has a shortcut url too:!  Easier to type into your mobile device.  There are also clear links to help you administer your account and schedule, follow the school of social networks, and stay up on the latest […]