Community Colleges

Herb Alpert endows LA City College music education

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Herb Alpert's foundation has given $10.1 million to endow music education at Los Angeles City College. The gift announced Thursday will provide all music majors tuition-free attendance, additional private lessons and further financial aid. The musician says in a statement that LACC has helped many low-income students who have financial challenges. Forty percent of music students within the nine-college Los Angeles Community College District study at LACC. Alpert and his wife Lani make annual contributions to the arts and other causes through the foundation.

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