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Villa Musica’s COMMUNITY ACCESS initiative gives San Diegans from all over the county, the opportunity to participate in quality music education and music making programs!

Villa Musica’s Community Partnerships division oversees our Satellite sites, School Programs, and ENCORE! – Programs for Seniors, which run off-site from our main campus in Sorrento Valley.

Director of Community Partnerships:
Aaron Bullard –


Villa Musica offers FREE programming at satellite sites running in partnership with local branch libraries: Logan Heights, Malcolm X, College-Rolando, Linda Vista, and City Heights. This programming includes our multi-generational Mariachi as well as violin, guitar, and singing group classes for kids, teens, and adults in the community.

For inquiries regarding Villa Musica’s satellites, please contact:

Community Programs Coordinator:
Nicole Shue –

School Programs

Villa Musica provides free and low-cost music programming in a variety of school settings. In collaboration with the San Diego Unified School District, Villa Musica teaching artists provide specialized coaching during and after school through our Band Boost, String Zing, Choir Fire, and Music & Technology programs.

Villa Musica also provides full grade music education for schools seeking to enhance their music programming. Planning and curriculum development for Prop.28 funding can also be created in collaboration with Villa Musica staff and teaching artists.

For inquiries regarding Villa Musica’s programming at schools, please contact:

Director of Community Partnerships:
Aaron Bullard –


Since 2013, Villa Musica’s ENCORE! program has been serving San Diego’s seniors by providing classes, music-making opportunities and interactive concerts in a variety of community settings.

Additionally, Villa Musica’s, Musical Biographies™ program is designed to bring together people with dementia, their care-givers, and family in a unique multi-sensorial experience that centers around music and memory.

For inquiries regarding Villa Musica’s ENCORE! programs, please contact:

ENCORE! Program Coordinator:
Remi Ha –

For inquiries regarding Villa Musica’s Musical Biographies™ program, please contact:

Musical Biographies™ Program Manager:
Tara Graviss White –

Meet the faculty who work in our COMMUNITY ACCESS programs!

Villa Musica Main Campus – Sorrento Valley
Satellite #1 – Logan Heights Library
Satellite #2 – Malcolm X Library (Valencia Park)
Shiley – Marcos Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at UCSD
Our Lady’s School, North Campus
Our Lady’s School, South Campus
Standley Middle School
Carson Elementary
Peninsula Sheperd Center – ENCORE!
Neighborhood House Association – ENCORE!
Kearny High School
Foster Elementary School
Satellite #3 – College-Rolando Library
Lion’s Community Manor – ENCORE!
Madison High School
Correia Middle School
Oak Park Elementary
La Jolla Country Day School
Salvation Army Silvercrest Senior Residence – ENCORE!
Vi at La Jolla VIllage – ENCORE!
Fredericka Manor Care Center (Chula Vista) – ENCORE!
San Diego Interfaith Housing Foundation (Iowa Location) – ENCORE!
San Diego Interfaith Housing Foundation (Renaissance Location) – ENCORE!
Casa Familiar at Villa Merced – ENCORE!
Spreckels Center Coronado – ENCORE!
Satellite #4 – Linda Vista Library
Montgomery Middle School – Flute Ensemble
Global Vision Academy