Miriam and Henry Schwab Academy of Music

    About the Academy


    The Miriam and Henry Schwab Academy of Music is an annual instrumental program housed at Ventura College’s Performing Arts Center. Courses are designed to educate students and enhance their knowledge of instrumental music. Students who register receive professional instruction with music faculty who are internationally recognized experts in their field.

    Professional Academy Faculty members representing each instrument family rehearse, coach, and perform with students.

    Courses noted below are designed to develop and introduce Chamber Music and Orchestral instrumental music skills, attract artists from intermediate to advanced levels, and develop musicianship through many types of ensembles. Students can register for one or both courses.

    A Glimpse into one of our many Academy performances!