The Hamilton Academy of Music and Performing Arts participated in the 22nd annual Esperanza Jazz Festival last Saturday, March 9th. AMPA Jazz dominated the competition! Congratulations to Mr. Foschia all of the talented Jazz musicians! A Combo- Did not Compete B Combo- 1st place Intermediate combo Jazz Ensemble C- 1st place Intermediate Big Band Jazz…
AMPA Alumnus John Daversa wins 3 Grammy Awards!
1991 Hamilton alumnus John Daversa won 3 Grammy Awards last weekend including Best Large Ensemble Jazz Album for his project ‘American Dreamers’. The album is beautifully unique as John used 53 musicians on the recording, all of whom are DACA recipients. Mr. Daversa was a student of AMPA founder Sid Lasaine and is currently the…
2018 GALA CELEBRATES ICONIC LA
This year’s theme is designed to celebrate iconic Los Angeles. Save the date June 2. Come hear and experience iconic music and delicious food with friends and family and faculty at this annual end of year party and concert.
Hami Theatrical Advertising Students' Work Featured At The Ahmanson
Students in Ms. Lujan’s advertising class created these theatrical posters for Center Theater Group’s newest musical, Soft Power, now playing at the Ahmanson. They are featured in the lobby and the playwright, David Henry Hwang, has praised their creativity.
Vote for Sayaka for The Voice on Snapchat Today April 23, 2018!
Vote on Snapchat for AMPA student Sayaka Alessandroni for The Voice today! Sayaka is one of four finalists selected by Alicia Keys and won her semifinal round through public voting. For the finals, voting is open through Monday, April 23rd!