String Educator's Workshop
Join Education Through Music-LA and renowned music educator Richard Meyer in building skills & strategies for sustaining a vibrant strings program.

For over 35 years, Meyer taught string students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels in public schools.

All strings teachers at all levels are welcome! Presented in Partnership with American String Teachers Association.
Beginning-Intermediate Strings Technique
Proper Set-Up & Foundation
Building & Developing Your Program from Day 1 
Building Effective Sectional/Rehearsal Routines for Students
For over 35 years, Meyer taught string students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels in public schools, including directing the Oak Avenue Intermediate School in Temple City, California for 22 years which garnered national attention for its "Giving Bach" program. Meyer was music director of the Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra for 16 years and featured clinician at the ASTA National Conf. A best-selling composer with over 200 compositions and arrangements, Meyer has co-authored method books String Explorer Series and Sight-Read It for Strings. 

Happy Parent's Day
To the parents and guardians of students across LA County, THANK YOU for your championship and support!

Each parent or caregiver's role may look different in each child's life, and we are deeply grateful for their care and sacrifice. Sending love to all the dedicated individuals who give of themselves tirelessly to nurture and make a difference in children's lives.
Education Through Music-LA celebrates Parent's Day by launching a new segment at called Parents' POV. Read parent/guardian perspectives about ETM-LA students and the impact of learning music. Featuring interviews and surveys from our parents across Los Angeles County.

A contribution of any size makes a huge impact on helping ETM-LA reach over 19,000 students across Los Angeles County with quality music education. ETM-LA invites you to explore more ways to give or get involved so that students don't miss a beat and can continue to thrive through music!

Additional Resources

Valley Cultural Foundation’s Concerts are FREE to the public and held on Sunday evenings through August 28, 2022. Learn More

Marking 25 years, this milestone season of Sunset Concerts brings an eclectic lineup of path-makers and bridge-builders from around the world to Los Angeles. Read More

THANK YOU for helping to further equity and access for all children.

Education Through Music-Los Angeles' mission is to provide and
promote music as part of a well-rounded education for every child in under-resourced schools in order to enhance students' academic achievement, creativity, and overall development.