Your home for music and art
Kalabash School of Music and the Arts is located in the beautiful seaside community of Bird Rock, La Jolla. We offer a variety of private and group classes in music and art to both local residents and throughout the city of San Diego. Whether you or your child is interested in learning piano or painting, drums or drawing, we have the right program for you. Please explore our site to learn more about our lessons and events.
Call (858) 456-2753 for more info
Kalabash's core programs consists of group and private music classes for all age groups. We take a student first approach to learn about interests and passion before structuring a lesson.
The Kalabash Art studio offers group classes in a variety of art disciplines. From comic books to painting, drawing and mixed media, our art classes appeal to a wide range of interests.
We love our community and offer regular events to include not only students, but family, friends and teachers. Student recitals, open mic nights and concerts are all offered.
E V E N T S
The Dornob Trio presents a captivating sampling of the classical and folk music of Iran and the Iranian diaspora. Dornob is a multicultural, multigenerational collective of musicians learning and performing different styles of music (classical, folk, jazz-influenced) from Iran who have been playing Iranian music in San Diego since 1984. Their goals, in addition to friendship and fun, include learning the musical tradition, fostering creativity, and crossing cultural bridges.
Barn-burning clawhammer banjo and fiddle duo. Banjo legend Tony Trishka calls them “a transcendentally clawhammering force of nature.”
Nomsa Burkhardt and her fellow musicians perform traditional Zulu drumming, songs, and dance, intertwined with stories of the rich Zulu heritage and culture.
Prize-winning fiddler from Tennessee shares his deep knowledge of fiddle music learned directly from the old masters.
Steam Machine is a Minneapolis-based stringband that plays tunes and songs from the transitional era between old-time and bluegrass. Their repertoire ranges from fiddle tunes collected in the Midwest plains to Appalachian songs/tunes recorded in the 78 era. They combine clean, powerful fiddling with driving three finger banjo, a lively, solid rhythm section, and raw, unprocessed vocals.
S U M M E R C A M P S
W O R K S H O P S
Tuesdays 5pm - 6pm starting Sept 12th
Ages 7 - 12
Drop in per class $15 --- 8 Class Pack $100
A cool new pop and jazz choir for kids! Come together and learn to sing in harmony and counterpoint with our awesome voice teacher Lexi Pulido!
Join us for a new eclectic musical experience for little ones filled with folk tales, song and dance from around the world! For ages 3 - 5 on Thursdays at 10am.