Join Us!


Whether you are a successful professional or a beginning instrumentalist, GFBLA welcomes you to our group. We are supportive and upbeat, but we also take our music seriously. So, be prepared to work hard!

Membership dues are $80 annually, though GFBLA is happy to find scholarships for members who may be facing financial hardship. New members may survey the band for 30 days prior to paying dues.

Still not sure?


Contact us! We'll put you in touch with our artistic directors and a section leader to answer any questions you might have.

Rehearsal Information

GFBLA is rehearsing on Tuesday nights from 7:30p to 9:30p at Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA).  We would be happy to welcome you to one of our rehearsals! 


Please contact Austin Bergquis, Director of Membership, ( for information about current COVID-19 requirements before attending any rehearsal for the first time.


Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) is located at: 

615 S La Fayette Park Pl 

Los Angeles, CA 90057
(please arrive 15 min early to set up and be ready for the downbeat)