Alumni Spotlight: Vivian Garcia

Did you know that our alumni can be found performing with Sofar Sounds, and on soundtracks for Emmy-nominated TV series? We sat down with TPMS alumna Vivian Garcia, who discusses how her education through The People’s Music School helped her take her musical career to amazing heights! TPMS: How long were you a student at The … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Vivian Garcia


Alumni Spotlight: Christian L.

From practicing medicine to organizing, from Chicago to Morocco, TPMS Alumni can be found doing interesting things all over the world. In the first installment of our Alumni Spotlight series, meet Christian: a software developer, violinist, and student at Northwestern University. TPMS: How many years were you in TPMS? Christian: I studied with TPMS for 12 years. … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Christian L.


Dear friends: A message from our President & Artistic Director

Dear friends, I’ve always believed, the more you learn about People’s, the more there is to love! Inspired by more letters we uncovered from Rita’s archives, here’s a throwback update: THANK YOU to those friends who have provided much needed scholarships (894 of you, from Lincoln Park to Park Ridge, Singapore to Boston!) It gives … Continue reading Dear friends: A message from our President & Artistic Director