News and Updates
Chris Powe featured in the Los Angeles Times
Sep 11, 2020
Chris Powe, a Pullum Center graduate and a current student at Berklee College of Music in Boston, was featured in the Los Angeles Times article titled Black Lives Matter brings new vitality to Leimert Park. Owners are hoping it will last.
Pullum Center featured on CBSLosAngeles
Sep 11, 2020
Watch this short feature on CBS Los Angeles aired on September 10, 2020.
Cavaliers Perform with Pullum Center
June 25, 2020
Watch the short video produced by the Cavaliers featuring the Pullum Center.
KCBS features Fernando's work at FPCAC!
May 27, 2020
Watch this exclusive feature on Fernando Pullum's work at the Pullum Center.
2020 Spring Newsletter
May 27, 2020
Check out our latest news and announcements in the 2020 Spring Newsletter.
FPCAC to provide online classes starting April 6, 2020
Apr 6, 2020
Here's a quick guide to enroll:
1. Plug-in! Have access to a phone, tablet or computer, and download and install "Zoom" (https://zoom.us/download).
2. Jon Class! Click on the link that will be sent to you to join your favorite class or classes.
3. Have Fun! Enjoy your lesson from the comfort and safety of your own home!
For more information, contact Tracy Williams at (323) 496-0645 or .
See the class schedule here.
FPCAC's response to the coronavirus outbreak
Mar 12, 2020
In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center (FPCAC) will be closed from March 12 - 26, 2020. No classes or performances will be held during this time.
Please also note that our musical production Mulan is also being postponed.
FPCAC will continue to monitor the situation and determine if further cancellation is needed.
Pullum Center featured in The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus July 2019 Newsletter
July 30, 2019
See the feature on the Pullum Center in The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus July 2019 newsletter
Pullum Center plays at the Vail Jazz Festival
July 18, 2019
Check out the video from the Vail Jazz Festival
Pullum Center featured in the Drums Corps World article
July 18, 2019
Check out the article 'Cavaliers Perform in South Central LA' in Drum Crops World
FPCAC Students Perform at Ringo Starr's Birthday Party
July 7, 2019
On July 7th, the Pullum Center students performed an original song at Ringo Starr’s birthday party.
Check out the video:
2019 Spring Newsletter
March 31, 2019
Check out our latest news and announcements in the 2019 Spring Newsletter.
Fernando Pullum recognized as a Community Leader by California Senate
Jan 19, 2019
Fernando Pullum was honored with the 2019 Community Leader Award by California Senate at the Inaugural Gala for Bridging the Gap for Youth non-profit organization.
ABC7 Los Angeles records Pullum Center students on The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
Jan 22, 2019
The Pullum Center students record an original song in honor of #MLKDay on the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus!
'Cool Kid' Micah and Fernando Pullum go to The Ellen Show!
Oct 24, 2018
Micah Heard appeared on The Ellen Show, while our Executive Director Fernando Pullum was in Ellen's Backstage Scares. (Fernando claims he wasn't scared!)
Fernando Pullum named 'Educator of the Year'
Oct 10, 2018
Fernando Pullum was honored as Educator of the Year by Scholarship Audition Performance Preparatory Academy (SAPPA). The event was hosted by actor/producer Dave Fennoy and featured Garrett Morris, Barbara Morrison and Glynn Turman. SAPPA, founded by jazz legend Billy Mitchell, provides music workshops for L.A. communities lacking music education opportunities, and it acts as a resource center for music scholarships, competitions and programs.
2018 Summer Newsletter
Aug 21, 2018
Read about our first annual gala and our Spring musical Sister Act 2.