Welcome to the Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (AVPA) at La Sierra University!

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome all of our returning AVPA students as well as welcome our brand new students.


AVPA offers private music instruction in all of the band and orchestral instruments, as well as piano and voice.  Instruction is open to students of all ages in the community in and around Riverside, California. AVPA's highly esteemed music program offers private instruction appropriate for students from beginning through advanced levels. All lessons take place on the La Sierra University campus and are taught by experienced, qualified and professional teachers.  

As part of La Sierra University's commitment of service to others, we also offer a free youth choral programs for K-6 children in our community. The participants learn important vocal and musical techniques while making new friends in a fun and exciting environment! 

You are sure to broaden your artistic horizons at the Academy of Visual and Performing Arts at La Sierra University, and we invite you to pursue your interest in the arts with us. 

We look forward to sharing the gift of music with you! 


AVPA Director

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Strings, Woodwinds, Accessories
Department of Music