Outreach Through The Arts provides music skills and experiences for the underserved youth of LA.

Through a highly trained artistic  faculty and partnerships, OTTA offers instruction in all levels for piano, voice, guitar, percussion, wind instruments, string instruments, rock band, chamber ensembles, DJ courses and music production labs. OTTA allows students to discover hidden talents and fine tune their playing abilities in a creative, stimulating and supportive environment.

Lessons

We provide scholarships towards private and group instrument lessons and access to ensembles outside of strenuous school schedules and rules like Rock Band, Jazz Band, and Chamber Ensemble. 

Podcasting

Our program includes podcasting experience—from producing shows, conducting interviews, and branding, in both the audio and visual medium. 

DJ

We partner with the DJ Coach to provide both private and group DJ lessons, and even scholarships towards our seasonal camp which pair the lessons with a cooking class! 

Studio

Access to the music industry includes mentorships behind the mixing board, with music professionals and executives who share their knowledge and experiences.

"I learned quickly that music is a luxury...."

Not every kid learns how to play an instrument

Outreach Through the Arts is a foundation by Lana Negrete which provides scholarships towards private/group instrument instruction, experience in music production, and access to music performances to the underserved youth of Los Angeles, Santa Monica, and Malibu. She is also the owner of Santa Monica Music Center where scholarships for every music program at the store is available through OTTA. 

Donate to the Program

$25

Contributes to private and group instrument lessons

$50

Additionally contributes to scholarships to programs like camps and The LAB 

$100 & Above

Additionally contributes to access to performances, instruments, and the development of new programs.