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
Innovative musicians/dancers with a quirky neo-trad soul, Oakland, California-based Evie Ladin & Keith Terry throw down original folk songs and deep interpretations of old songs, with the kinetic thrill of percussive dance.
Finnish folk poetry tells a story of the first time the kantele zither was played. The sound was so beautiful that everybody started to cry. When their tears touched the water of the ocean, they turned into pearls.A native of Finland, Merja Soria performs the traditional music of her Finnish heritage. She combines the ancient kantele with the poignant sound of her voice to sing the haunting songs of Suomi (Finland).
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.
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.
Two amazing workshops in one day! Old Time Harmony Singing + Claw Hammer Banjo workshop taught by Evie Landin and Keith Terry! Sign up for one or both! Find out more!