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May 12, 2005
Over the course of its 32-year history, the Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra has won awards and rave reviews for performances not only in Southern California but throughout the world - in cities from Vienna, Austria to Sydney. On May 15 at 2 p.m., the orchestra of talented middle school-aged musicians will perform a bit closer to home when it presents its annual Spring Concert under the direction of conductor Jack Taylor at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, 300 E. Green St. in Pasadena.
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November 30, 2006
The Towne Singers plan to kick off the 2006 holiday season in style, presenting a "Best of Towne Singers" concert on Sunday, Dec. 3, featuring their favorite yuletide performances over the last 20 years. "We've sung so much great stuff over the years, it was really hard to choose," said Michael Shaughnessy, the Towne Singers president. "We wanted numbers that our audiences said were the most entertaining and that had special meaning for the choir." The show, titled "Christmas Classics," will include a broad range of both classic and contemporary Christmas pieces, supported by a full orchestra and augmented by a number of production numbers, including dancing and humor.
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June 7, 2007
La Crescenta musician Yumi Man will be taking the stage at the prestigious Walt Disney Concert Hall as one of three soloists performing ir the sixth annual benefit concert Believe in the Power of Music on Thursday evening, June 14. At the young age of 19, Man is already an accomplished violinist having played previously at the Los Angeles Music Center, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Ravinia Festival, the Hollywood Bowl and other renowned stages....
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January 29, 2014
Pastor Elaine Cho of La Cañada United Methodist Church will address how to overcome fear during the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday. Afterward an all-church luncheon will be held. The church will host a Valentine's concert and afternoon tea at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15. The musical program will be led by Carnegie Hall violinist Svetlana Oganesian performing selections from Mozart, Kreisler, Gershwin's “Porgy and Bess” and Scott Joplin's ragtime pieces. Free child care is available.
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July 14, 2005
On June 30, the Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra (PYSO) joined three other West Coast youth orchestras at Carnegie Hall's 2005 New York Orchestra Festival in Isaac Stern Auditorium. By evening's end, despite being the youngest musicians participating in the event - PYSO is an orchestra of middle-school aged musicians - PYSO took center stage, earning a coveted gold rating. "It was stunning," said Orchestra Manager Jean Severson. "It was like watching a movie-of-the-week about 'The Little Orchestra That Could.
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June 3, 2004
Love, as the saying goes, is a many-splendored thing; and the Towne Singers will pay tribute to great love songs and their composers at their Spring concert, "Love Is in The Aire," on June 12 and 13 at the Lanterman Center for the Performing Arts in La Cañada. Under the direction of conductor Sean Boulware, the choir will offer great harmonies and performances, and even take a light-hearted look at that sometimes hilarious institution called marriage. Since the founding of the group in 1987 by Phyllis Winnaman, the community choir has grown in stature and size.
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April 20, 2006
The Glendale Community Concert Association will present its final program of the 2005-2006 season at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 23 at the Glendale High School Auditorium. Frula is a Balkan fold dance and music group. Over the past 40 years, Frula has given more than 700 performances throughout the world. In the United States alone, Frula has toured 27 times, appearing in such venues as Carnegie Hall in New York and the Kennedy Center in Washington. Presenting a rich and colorful program, Frula performs folk dances from all regions of the former Yugoslavia, as well as Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Albania.
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By Ruth Longoria | May 8, 2008
The choral music department at La Cañada High School is attaining new heights this year, under the direction of choral director Anne Cherchian. The school’s 73-member concert choir recently returned from San Francisco, where it earned first place and a gold medal in its category at the Heritage Festival of Gold, as well as a special adjudicator’s award and an invitation to sing at the famed Carnegie Hall for an invitation-only festival in New York next fall. The concert choir earned a score of 94.5 of a possible 100 points.
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February 8, 2007
The La Cañnada Towne Singers kick off their 2007 season welcoming new Director Dr. Mark Aaron Humphrey. Mark is also Director of Worship & Arts at Bel Air Presbyterian Church and comes to the Towne Singers with great enthusiasm, talent and the credentials to match. Originally from Indiana, Mark's family moved to Florida and, after high school, Mark attended Palm Beach Atlantic College and received his BA degree in Music. He went on to get his Master's at Cincinnati College-Conservatory, ending up in California where he received his doctoral degree in music from USC. He is married with a two-year-old son, and he make his home in Altadena.
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December 16, 2004
The Pasadena Symphony will present two performances of Handel's oratorio Messiah, featuring the Los Angeles Master Chorale, at the long-anticipated reopening of Pasadena's legendary Ambassador Auditorium on Dec. 17 and 18 at 8 p.m. Renowned soloists, soprano Elissa Johnston, mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzman, tenor Randall Bills and baritone Rodney Gilfry will be among the performers. "Music lovers throughout the world have mourned the loss of this incomparable venue since it closed in 1994," said Barbara Steinwedell, president of the Pasadena Symphony's board of directors.
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June 7, 2007
La Crescenta musician Yumi Man will be taking the stage at the prestigious Walt Disney Concert Hall as one of three soloists performing ir the sixth annual benefit concert Believe in the Power of Music on Thursday evening, June 14. At the young age of 19, Man is already an accomplished violinist having played previously at the Los Angeles Music Center, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Ravinia Festival, the Hollywood Bowl and other renowned stages....
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November 30, 2006
The Towne Singers plan to kick off the 2006 holiday season in style, presenting a "Best of Towne Singers" concert on Sunday, Dec. 3, featuring their favorite yuletide performances over the last 20 years. "We've sung so much great stuff over the years, it was really hard to choose," said Michael Shaughnessy, the Towne Singers president. "We wanted numbers that our audiences said were the most entertaining and that had special meaning for the choir." The show, titled "Christmas Classics," will include a broad range of both classic and contemporary Christmas pieces, supported by a full orchestra and augmented by a number of production numbers, including dancing and humor.
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May 12, 2005
Over the course of its 32-year history, the Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra has won awards and rave reviews for performances not only in Southern California but throughout the world - in cities from Vienna, Austria to Sydney. On May 15 at 2 p.m., the orchestra of talented middle school-aged musicians will perform a bit closer to home when it presents its annual Spring Concert under the direction of conductor Jack Taylor at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, 300 E. Green St. in Pasadena.
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