International students, study with us! Make Los Angeles your destination and spend your time here not only growing and developing as writer, artist, or producer. Spend your time building vital collaborative relationships in this creative community. We are proud to have welcomed students from Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland, Spain, Moldova, Russia, South Africa, Brazil, Chile, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, with more nations represented each season. Our terms run by the season: Winter (late January - early April), Spring (mid April to mid June), Summer (late June to early September), and Fall (late September to mid December).
To speak with someone about your candidacy and to help secure a letter to support your Visa application, call 818-848-7664 or CONTACT US.
Please note: as we are NOT a 2- or 4-year university, we are not able to assist with M1 Visas for full-time degree study in the US. We can provide letters of support for vocational, professional development, or non-credit study. Thank you for all you will bring to this creative community!
And in the meantime, if you are interested in studying with us more immediately online, here is a list of ONLINE CLASSES in songwriting, production, lyrics, music publishing, business, licensing, and more. The consultation is free; course tuition and fees apply as noted. Welcome!
Study on our schedule or yours! Each class utilizes a different format in an attempt to virtually create a sense of this rich creative community. Many stream in real-time with archives available on-demand. Others are offered in... View full details
Graduates of this class have ranged from current and former Major Label talent to those writing their very first song; a Grammy- and Oscar-nominated songwriter to open mic regulars; those making their first EPs to... View full details
Mark Winkler has been teaching a much-respected lyric writing class at UCLA Extension for 8 years. He uses a series of essential principles, his "Top Ten Tips for Successful Commercial Lyrics," has a series of... View full details