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.

Art classes

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.

Community events

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.


  • We take pride in being a part of the community and we make sure our students and our teachers feel like one big family. Music is about collaboration, communication and emotion and we hope to share that with everyone we work with. 
  • We take the student's interests into consideration before developing a lesson plan. No two students are the same and no two lessons are the same.
  • We offer a wide range of private and group classes in Piano, Voice, Guitar, Woodwinds, Strings, Drum Set and Percussion.
  • We offer a variety of group art classes that encompass elements of observation, appreciation and technique.
  • We have a diversified teaching staff with experience in education and performance.
  • A wide range of music lesson times available six days a week.
  • Songwriting and music production classes.
  • Memberships with easy automatic payment plans.
  • No contracts or semester minimums. All our classes are membership plans or one-off drop ins.

Upcoming Events


Group Classes