Hang Out with us at Broad Fest & Buy Local!

Looking for weekend plans? Don’t miss the chance to hang out with Elemental Music at TWO amazing and free community festivals in Santa Monica over the next two weekends!

September 1, Broad Fest at The Broad Stage, 2–4pm
1310 11th St., Santa Monica

Join us between 2 and 4pm for music by teachers and alumni! These Lobby House Concerts are free and open to the public, just like the whole festival. Sounds like a perfect Sunday plan for a long weekend! And did we mention that the LAist chose this event as one of 28 amazing things happening in LA this Labor Day Weekend?

2019 High School Alumni Competition Winners

1st Prize: Jason Brown: Scherzo by Carl Webster

2nd Prize: Kimiya Aframian: Prayer by Ernest Bloch

2019 Middle School Alumni Competition Winners

2nd Prize: Lia Tompkins: Concerto No. 7 for Violin and Piano, Op. 76 by Charles Auguste de Beriot 

3rd Prize: Mattin Aframian: Praeludium and Allegro by Fritz Kreisler

Elemental Music Faculty

Buzz Gravelle: Selected pieces for fretless classical guitar

Elemental Music Faculty and Alumni Chamber Music

Amanda Walker and Max Friedman, clarinets

Erin Wells* and Josephine Moerschel: Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 323

I. Allegro

III. Rondo

*Erin Wells is one of our new faculty members this year (and did we mention she is an Elemental Music alum, too? Stay tuned for a feature on her!)

September 7, Buy Local Health & Fitness Festival, 11am-4pm
Reed Park, 1133 7th Street, Santa Monica, 90403

A team of Elemental Music staff will be running a table full of information and SWAG at this fun festival, so be sure to grab your friends and neighbors and swing by to say hello! This free community event - co-produced by the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and the city of Santa Monica - will feature music, pop up shops, and interactive classes, and lots of opportunities to get to know your City. Local businesses will provide expertise, advice, health screenings, and free product samples to promote a healthy and happy lifestyle for the entire Santa Monica Community. Businesses from every neighborhood will be there. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this amazing feel-good festival and help support your local businesses, schools, and public services!