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Point Blank LOS ANGELES

Virtual Open House - Point Blank LA - Register Today

Find out about our LA School, the courses we offer and how we can help you follow your passion, make better music and build the industry career you want. The event will include a free track deconstruction masterclass.

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Licensed by California's Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education - www.bppe.ca.gov – Point Blank LA offers a wide variety of courses in music production, DJing, singing, songwriting and more. All of our programs are taught by music industry professionals with deep backgrounds and longstanding careers in the industry and our programs help you to build the skills you need to make your music sound amazing. In addition to class hours, all Point Blank courses offer you the chance to work closely with your instructors, and in state-of-the-art facilities designed to help you make the most of your experience. Contact an Admissions Advisor at (323) 594-8740 or via this form to guide you through the enrollment process.

"I had the most amazing experience during my course at Point Blank LA! Our instructor Sweatson Klank covered so much info in such a short time. I walked away feeling confident and excited to experiment and produce my music with my new knowledge. I'm forever grateful for this experience. I've already recommended the class to so many people. Thanks!"  - Kristin, Music Production student. Watch an interview with Sweatson Klank here.

Music Production Courses

LONGER COURSES

SHORTER COURSES

DJ Courses

Singing & Songwriting Courses

Weekend Courses

Learn more about Point Blank's Virtual Classroom

Watch our Instructor Profile with PBLA Instructor Sweatson Klank

Hear from our online students

Coronavirus Update

If you would like to join us in our upcoming April term, selected classes in music production and DJ skills will be available for limited in-person attendance with strict safety precautions in place. In addition to this in-person option, all classes will also continue to be delivered online in our highly-interactive Virtual Classrooms, which effectively replicate the on-campus experience with the same great masterclasses, project exercises, and 1-2-1 sessions. Please watch the videos above for more details, and call an Admissions Advisor at 323.594.8740 or contact us for more information.

Alumni

Bryan Dotel

Recently nominated for a Latin Grammy Award, Tropical Reggaeton producer Bryan Dotel has had great success after graduating from PBLA, including amassing more than a million views on YouTube.

Cathleen Cher

Cathleen has been dancing all her life & already accomplished a bunch of amazing things while studying at PB. She toured with Kanye West as part of his creative team and is a DJ and classically trained pianist.

Travis Holcombe

PBLA Certificate student Travis is a KCRW DJ spinning lost un-classics, playful electronics, spine-snapping breaks and a quirky selection of mind-melting grooves by the pound. Served fresh weekly.

Gina Cat

PBLA graduate Gina holds residencies in top California night clubs, tours internationally & plays festivals around the world from Rhythm & Vines in New Zealand, to Soundwave Canada & Burning Man.

Kamel Omais

Kamel aka Dead-Tones is Guy Gerber’s protege, personal assistant and tour manager. Over Summer he is based in Ibiza as Rumours' main resident, and has releases on labels including Kindisch, Motek, Dialtones Records.

Nicole Moudaber

Studied DJing at PB. Carl Cox: “I've been following her for years. She's amazing.” Residencies in Ibiza, Ministry & releases on VIVa Music & Plastic City show Nicole’s doing things her way.

Loren Granic

Co-founder of 'A Club Called Rhonda', has organized parties in LA & beyond for the past 8 years. Known for its stylish crowd and underground vibe, Rhonda hosts up-and-coming DJs and artists alike.

Expert Instructors

Arabian Prince Music Business

A founding member of world famous rap group N.W.A, Arabian Prince has written, rapped on, and produced some of the most influential tracks in the history of hip hop in an industry career spanning almost four decades.

Sweatson Klank Music Production & Mixing

Flying Lotus remixer and Project Mooncircle stalwart Tom Wilson passes his knowledge on to you as a frontline member of Point Blank LA. Watch the video above to find out more about him.

Markman Composition & Mixing

DJ Markman incorporates classic 90s House with futuristic R&B, UK Garage & Bassline. Ableton Certified, his live sets pay homage to the energy that made his heroes sets, artists like Adamski, Orbital and the Chems, so compelling.

Mecha Music Production & DJing

An Ableton Certified Trainer and Pioneer DJ Battle Championship winner, Mecha (Mikhail Arce-Ignacio) is a versatile producer, engineer, music director, DJ and live electronic performer.

DJ Morsecode DJing

Nathaniel Morse was the winner of Redbull's first United States "3style" DJ battle in LA. He was awarded “Best DJ in LA” and then “Best DJ in America” by the Sun Times in 2014 & 2015 respectively.

dela Moon DJing

An organizer of the Moontribe Collective, dela Moon’s full-bodied drum & bass and halftime is a signature of the LA underground. She's played EDC, Boom, Rainbow Serpent, and is a DJ Mag “Emerging Artist You Need To Hear.”

DJ ShanLynn DJing

DJ ShanLynn is a DJ, VJ, and producer who mixes old school, pop, hip-hop, nu-disco, electronica, remixes, and mash-ups in her open-format sets. Her clients include Macy’s, ABC, Aveda, UMG, Forever 21, Loreal, Mercedes Benz, etc.

David Harrow Music Production & Sound Design

Starting out in the '80s, Dave's incredible adventures include Lee Scratch Perry, Psychic TV, Anne Clark, ONU Sound System, Andy Weatherall, Billy Ray Martin, and countless other albums and live projects.

George Wiederkehr Composition & Mixing

Owner of Mosaic Music, George has a master's degree in Music Theory & Recording and has produced countless artists including Jazmarae, Johanna Chase, Jerett Samples, Fuzz Mutt, Seanote, Soltree, and more.

Sameer Sengupta Mixing & Mastering

Sameer is an electronic music producer, mixer & mastering engineer who has worked with The Crystal Method, Smashing Pumpkins, Tori Amos, Sting, and more on labels including EMI, Atlantic, Universal, and Defected.

Grant Cornish Composing for Film & TV

An award-winning composer-producer, Grant's mix of "That's Christmas to Me" by Pentatonix has over 25 million Spotify plays. He's worked with Amazon & Sesame Studios and on platinum albums and Emmy-nominated TV shows.

Paris Minzer Mastering

Owner of Frogtown Sound, Paris is Point Blank LA's resident mastering engineer. He has mastered music by a slew of LA artists, including Polartropica, Minzy, Street Joy, and Molly Moore's new hit track "Zero Sum Game."

Carol de Leon Singing

Grammy Award winner Carol de Leon has bachelor's and master's degrees in voice performance from UC Riverside and CSU Northridge and deep experience as a recording artist, choir director, and singing instructor.

Albert Law Music Production & Composition

A producer and film composer who attended UCLA, Columbia, & Juilliard, Albert has performed on NBC’s The Voice and KROQ’s OC Music Awards and at venues including Disney Hall, The Broad Stage, Royce Hall, and Catalina's.

Marko DeSantis Music Business

Guitarist for Sugarcult, Nerf Herder, & The Ataris. Opened for Green Day, Blink 182, Black Flag, etc. International DJ, label owner, and radio host for The Independent FM on iHeartRadio. 

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Statement of Approval to Operate

Point Blank Music School is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations. See BPPE website here.