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" ( 

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.

See the 'Ringo Starr Celebrates 79th Birthday With ‘Peace and Love’ Event – Rolling Stone' article in Rolling Stone

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

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