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MFA Creative Writing reading at Skylight Books

California Institute of the Arts is renowned internationally as a game-changer in the education of professional artists. The transformative cultural impact of our alumni shows why: We bring out visionary creative talent unlike any other university, school or conservatory. An all-inclusive community for a diversity of authentic voices, CalArts today offers more than 70 comprehensive degree programs in the visual, performing, media and literary arts.


CalArtians Nominated for 62nd Annual Grammy Awards

The 62nd annual Recording Academy Grammy Award nominations were announced this morning (Wednesday, Nov. 20). Several CalArtians are among the extensive list of nominees recognized for their contributions to the music industry.

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Leila Navon

Leila Navon
Music Technology BFA 12

Like most music students, my background was in classical music. Before coming to CalArts I thought I wanted to do studio recordings, DJ-ing and scratching with vinyl records. But when I got here, I realized that the art world...

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