Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Wednesday: CLOSED

Thursday: 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Friday: 9:00am to 12:00nn


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Hole Memorial Auditorium

La Sierra University

Department of Music

4500 Riverwalk Pkwy

Riverside, CA 92505

Tel: 951-785-2086


Welcome to The Academy of Visual and Performing Arts 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.


We offer private music instruction in all of the band and orchestral instruments, as well as piano and voice.  In addition, we offer group instruction in ukulele, guitar, and piano.   

Instruction is open to all in the community in and around  Riverside, California for students of all ages. AVPA’s highly esteemed music program offers private instruction appropriate for beginning students as well as advanced training taught by our faculty.  

 All classes take place on the La Sierra University campus and are taught by experienced, qualified, 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. 

For young and not so young, come and unlock your artistic potential!

 Shiela Kendall 
Operations and Field Director


Strings, Woodwinds, Accessories
Department of Music