YOLA at LACHSA is the third site of the YOLA initiative. Nestled on the campus of Cal State LA, the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA), has provided powerful learning experiences for high school students within LA County in order for them to embrace and excel in the arts and academics while working towards their visions of the future. Each child has the opportunity to thrive in an intensive, nurturing musical environment, receiving a total of 15 hours of musical instruction and academic tutoring per week.
Location: East L.A.
Hours per Week: 12-15
Number of Ensembles: 1
YOLA at LACHSA is a partnership of the LA Phil and the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA).
“I like YOLA because it is like a new start. Everyone is really nice and you get to find a part of you that you didn't know about before. No one judges you. YOLA is just awesome!” – Kyra, age 11, cello
“YOLA allows me to learn a new instrument that I never knew about. ” – Mauricio, age 9, viola
“I like YOLA because my teachers show me how to play something that I don't know how to play yet. I like YOLA because the music that we make sounds pretty." – Melissa, age 9, violin