Quote by Flea : “Music is made up out o”

Music is made up out of these building blocks. Studying how these blocks go together and what they consist of and the math of how it works – it’s all the same stuff; it’s just different aesthetics that we’re talking about.

Quote by Flea : “I had a friend who”

I had a friend who had been teaching music for a long time, and he knew a bunch of teachers, so I just put up the money and started a school. – Flea

Quote by Flea : “When I was growing up”

When I was growing up, in L.A., I went to these schools, Fairfax High School, Bancroft Junior High School, and they had great music departments. I always played in the orchestra, the jazz band, the marching band. – Flea

Quote by Flea : “About 1314 years ago I”

About 13-14 years ago, I went back to my alma mater, Fairfax High School, and ran into the music teacher. She invited me to come speak to the kids about the viability of a music career. When I went into the room where I used to play every day in a big orchestra, they had […]

Quote by Flea : “Lucky enough through the public”

Lucky enough, through the public school system, I had been able to have some music education, and that gave me something to focus on, and discipline – like a family to feel part of. There was a healthy family. – Flea

Quote by Flea : “The Silverlake Conservatory is a”

The Silverlake Conservatory is a nonprofit music school in Los Angeles where we teach music, mostly to kids, but to people of all ages – people who are old, people with beards, all kinds of people. – Flea

Quote by Flea : “A big part of my”

A big part of my life is music education because it changed my life – but arts, academics and athletics should all be equally treated in the school. – Flea

Quote by Flea : “For me music was the”

For me, music was the only reason I went to school. I was kind of a street kid, in a lot of trouble committing crimes and stuff. Music gave me something to focus on. – Flea

Quote by Flea : “I went to school and”

I went to school and studied music for a year at USC, which unlocked a bunch of doors for me in terms of my relationship to music. – Flea