The house is located in Ventura County, (near Thousand Oaks) just on the outskirts of Los Angeles approximately 35 minutes from Hollywood and 20 minutes from the stunning LA beaches.
In a 2009 study, Thousand Oaks was named the seventh safest city in the entire United States.
Unlike other music programs, you can rest easy knowing you will enjoy the ease of living and studying under one roof in one of the cleanest, safest and friendliest cities in the country.
Because you don’t have any day-to-day transportation, parking issues, housing costs and the worry of other unpredictable circumstances that go hand-in-hand with living a major urban environment, you can spend 100% of your time and effort focusing on what really matters – learning, practicing, honing your skills and enjoying yourself when your work is done.
The house is furnished and has a private swimming pool.
You will be sharing the common areas like kitchen and living room but you will have your own separate bedroom, which is also your practice room.
The house has also two shared practice rooms, which will allow you to practice on acoustic and electronic drums every single day.
No tedious signing up and hoping you can get into a practice room. All drum equipment will be provided by the Thomas Lang’s LAPDA and is included in the price for the 12-month course.
There is also a laundry a washer/dryer in the house for your use.
You have a separate and private room with either your own private en-suite bathroom, or you will share a bathroom with one of your fellow house-mates. Availability varies and depends on the order of registration. First come- first serve.
Rooms are approximately 15 x 17 feet in average size with either one window (street view) or (garden/pool view).
All rooms have a neutral and modern feel and all rooms are
equipped with free Wifi.
We can also provide you with electrical travel adapters for your personal electronic equipment.
Your own separate bedroom is also your practice room.
The room is equipped with a DW practice kit ("Go Anywhere Kit") and additional snare-drum and kick-drum practice pads (DW "backstage" kick pad and Meinl/Vic Firth snare practice pads on DW stands), a DW 5000 Series drum throne and DW 5000 Series and 9000 Series pedals.
Your bedroom is furnished with a standard twin-size bed, a mirror, storage for your clothing, a desk with chair and a storage/bookshelf.
The furnishing is simple and minimalistic so you have plenty of space to add your personal touches.
Any drastic changes to the room must be discussed with, and approved by the L.A.P.D.A.
You will be sharing the common areas like kitchen and dining room, bathrooms and the living room.
SERVICES AND CHARGES
• All tuition for one year;
• Accommodation for one year;
• All drum equipment for one year; (details on the "Equipment" page)
• Home furnishings
• Kitchenware (dishes, silverware and some kitchen utensils and cookware);
• Cable/Satellite TV;
• Gardening services;
• Waste management and sewer fees;
• Pool services;
• Telephone service (land-line is installed);
• Mobile telephone;
• Utilities (gas, electric, water);
• Insurance (Health/Car/Personal Property);
Services and charges