Los Angeles Music Festivals To Check Out in Fall/Winter 2018

Whether you’re studying to be an independent artist, audio engineer or a music business professional, taking part in music festivals is an important (and fun) part of the industry....

MI’s New Venue, Live House, Officially Opens With A Ribbon Cutting

Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell was on hand for the ribbon cutting and official opening of the Live House, a brand new, state-of-the-art performance complex from the iconic...

Through The Lens: Desirae Raceanu

Through The Lens is our weekly series where we highlight current students and faculty, capture them on campus and ask them about their inspirations, advice and beyond. 1. Describe the moment/s...

Celebrating Amy Winehouse On Her Birthday

In 2011, the world lost an immense talent in Amy Winehouse. Amy was a once-in-a-lifetime talent, with the kind of voice that inspired people from all walks of life....

A Conversation With: Aaron Mercier of Mercier Guitars

Aaron Mercier is guitarist for Kings Of Carnage, and a Musicians Institute alumni who is keeping very busy in many areas of the music industry, both as a performer...

Coming Soon: MI’s Newest Performance Complex & Music Venue

We are super excited to announce that MI is opening the doors of the newest venue in Hollywood, Live House! Our doors will open with Steve Vai's 52-hour Big...

Panelist Spotlight: Adam Blackstone

Musicians Institute is proud to bring some of the best working musicians onto our campus to inspire our students and give them insight into what a career in the...

#TBT Michael Ruff Visits MI ( With Sheryl Crow as Back-up Singer)

A while back, we shared this pretty sweet find from the MI vault: a performance by Michael Ruff, with a very young Sheryl Crow singing backup! Ruff is a...