WHO WE ARE

We believe in a world beyond the classroom and the neighborhood. We believe that the arts are the catalyst for a life of fulfillment and creativity. We believe that arts education should be available to everyone. We are LOUD and we believe in an artistic future.

The LOUD program is a non-profit program that provides high quality instruments and world-class music/film education to low-income  Students in the United States.   Free after-school music and film classes and an extensive online library of video lessons help students go from first notes to first performance.


This Is Why We Teach The Arts:

Not because we expect you to major in music or film.

Not because we expect you to play or direct all your life...

But So You Will Be Human

So you will recognize beauty

So you can be closer to an infinite beyond this world. So you will have something to cling to.

So you will have more Love, more Compassion, more Gentleness, more Good, -

In short, more LIFE.

THE LOUD PROGRAM LOGIC MODEL 

OUR TEAM

MASON ORFALEA // FOUNDER

CATHERINE BROZOWSKI // ADMINISTRATOR

DAVID BASON // VICE PRESIDENT

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EMILY ALDREDGE // LOUD DIRECTOR

JASON BANNON // MUSIC PROGRAM DIRECTOR

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DEAN DEPHILLIPO // FILM PROGRAM DIRECTOR

     JOSEPHINE FORSMAN // SWEDEN PROGRAM DIRECTOR

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NATASHA CHITAYAT // INSTRUCTOR

DRE DiMURA // INSTRUCTOR

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JOEY LEFITZ // INSTRUCTOR

ROB MORENO // INSTRUCTOR

BEN RICHARDSON // INSTRUCTOR

ALEXANDER SACK // INSTRUCTOR

SITES

Aspire Public Schools

Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy 2079 Saturn Ave, Huntington Park, CA 90255

Bright Star Schools

Valor Academy High School 9356 Lemona Ave, North Hills, CA 91343

Rise Kohyang Middle School 3020 Wilshire Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90010

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

Sandra Cisneros Learning Academy 1018 Mohawk, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Jane B. Eisner Middle School 2755 W 15th St, Los Angeles, CA 90006

Miramar High School 1215 Miramar St, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Burlington Campus 653 S. Burlington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90057

Cold Spring School District

Cold Spring Elementary School 2243 Sycamore Canyon Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Equitas Academy

Equitas Academy Middle School #2 2723 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005

Equitas Academy Middle School #4 631 S Commonwealth Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90005

Notre Dame School

Notre Dame School 33 E Micheltorena St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101   

PUC Schools

Excel Charter Academy 1855 Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90031

Sotomayor Learning Academies / PUC eCALS 2050 N San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA

Triumph Charter High School 13361 Glenoaks Blvd., Sylmar, CA

Santa Barbara Unified School District

La Cumbre Junior High School 2255 Modoc Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Franklin Elementary 1111 E Mason St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Today’s Fresh Start Charter

Today’s Fresh Start Charter, Englewood 3405 W Imperial Hwy, Inglewood, CA 90303

Today’s Fresh Start Charter, Vernon 4514 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Vista Charter Public Schools

VISTA Charter Middle School 653 S. Burlington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90057        

 

THE LOUD ADVISORY BOARD

 

Zoe Verkuylen Blilie - Artist Manager // Career Artist Management

Matt Marshall - SVP/A&R // Concord Music Group

Wade Metzler - Artist & Industry Relations // SoundExchange

Kalli Clark-Sternberg - Artist Manager // Ten Music Group

Amanda Berman-Hill - SVP/Head of West Coast Writer Relations // Sony ATV

Jennifer Knoepfle - SVP/Head of West Coast A&R // Sony ATV

Ron Anderson - Vocal Coach

Pace Rommel - Director, Film & TV // Sony Music Entertainment

Michael Howe - VP of A&R // Warner Bros. Music

James Iha - Artist, Composer, Producer

Maria Egan - President // Pulse Music Publishing

Marisa Tobert - Director, Film Music Production // NBC Universal

David Wolter - Universal Music Group

Michelle Ceazan-Fleischli - Artist Manager // Constant Artist Management

Christian Stavros - Artist Manager // Little Operations

Matt Clery - Owner // 1974 Touring

Seth Cummings - Artist Manager // Bailey Blues

Cybele Pettus - Sr. Music Supervisor // Electronic Arts

Sue Drew - GM Creative & Acquisitions // Kobalt Music Publishing

Moh Azima - Writer, Director, Editor

Brit Buckely // 5B Management

James Snell - Agent // Pinnacle

Jim Merlis - Big Hassle

Mahea Lee - V.P. of Learning and Curriculum Development // Soundfly

Uli Salazar - Artist Relations // Ludwig Drum Co.