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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 online and in-person 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. In-person lessons take place on the La Sierra University campus and are taught by experienced, qualified and professional teachers.  

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! 

Ricardo Reyna, B.Mus.

AVPA Director

Mark Cimino, B.Mus

AVPA Admissions Counselor



Strings, Woodwinds, Accessories
Department of Music
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