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January 11, 2007
Soprano Teresa Parente and tenor Kris Wittry will perform ballads by Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rogers & Hart, Jerome Kern and other composers of the 1920s and 1930s on Sunday, Jan. 21 in the Lanterman House ballroom, 4420 Encinas Drive, La Cañada. The program will also include dancers from the Pasadena Ballroom Association. The event will be held in conjunction with an exhibit of sheet music from the collection of the late Frank Lanterman. More than 5,000 scores were collected by Lanterman during his years as a theater organist and are housed in the Lanterman Archives.
NEWS
March 22, 2007
Applications will be available at La Cañada High School in late April for a scholarship offered in memory of the late Paul Mayo, an icon of choral music in Southern California. The award will recognize a graduating LCHS senior who has been active in the school's choral music program and who plans to continue that interest at the college level. Additional criteria will include financial need and a passion for and love of choral music. Mayo, who died in June 2005, earned a degree in church music at University of Southern California in 1955.
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June 9, 2005
Noted music director was known throughout the community for his imaginative pops. concerts at La Cañada Presbyterian Church A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at La Cañada Presbyterian Church for longtime music director Paul Mayo, who, after an extended illness, died of amyloidosis on June 5. Paul Edward Mayo was born in Los Angeles on May 22, 1933, and lived most of his life in Glendale, attending R.D....
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March 23, 2006
In memory of Paul Mayo, an icon of choral music in Southern California, a scholarship has been set up at La Cañada High School to recognize a graduating senior who has been active in the school's choral music program and who plans to continue that interest at the college level. Additional criteria will include financial need and a passion for and love of choral music. Paul Mayo, who died in June 2005, earned a degree in church music at USC in 1955. He began his teaching career in the music department at El Monte High School and then taught in the music department at Glendale Community College from 1965 until his retirement in 1999.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 13, 2004
Six La Cañada High School musicians will perform solos with the LCHS Symphony Orchestra at the fourth annual Pops-Concerto Concert at Lanterman Auditorium on May 17. "These students have worked hard to reach this level of achievement," said Susan Hamre, director of LCHS Instrumental Music. "This is college-level musicianship." The six students were selected several months ago to perform a major work with the award-winning orchestra. The students and their works are: Erin Kim, piano, "Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 22" by Camille St. Saens; Daniel Chi, oboe, "Concerto for Oboe and Strings" by Cimarosa; Derik "Sam" Kumagai, saxophone, "Saxophone Concerto Op. 109" by Alexandre Glazunov; Kyle Chen, violin, "Symphonie Espagnole" by Edouard Lalo; Miranda Yoo, flute, "Concerto for Flute" by Carl Nielsen; and Brook Speltz, cello, "Cello Concerto, Op. 85" by Edward Elgar.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 16, 2006
The Glendale Youth Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Brad Keimach, will present the first concert of its eighteenth season at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, Dec. 5, at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale. The featured soloist will be violinist Erica Richardson, who will play the first movement of the Brahms Violin Concerto. Also on the program are Ravel's "Pavanne to a Dead Princess" and Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 in C. Tickets are $9.50 and may be purchased from the Alex Theatre Box Office.
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By Megan O’Neil | October 29, 2009
Speaking at the OneCityOneBook event in La Cañada on Sunday, Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez described his first visit to skid row in downtown Los Angeles in the spring of 2005. “[There are] veterans who have fallen out of wheelchairs. It is just unbelievable. Prostitutes that are living in the port-a-pots that they use as their brothel. This is a complete collapse. And I am looking at [Anthony Ayers] thinking, this is the guy who brought me here. I am learning about music from this guy; I am learning about courage, and I need to shine a light on this.
FEATURES
March 19, 2009
Scholarship applications are now available in the counselor’s office at La Cañada High School for the Paul Mayo Memorial Scholarship . In memory an icon of choral music in Southern California, the Paul Mayo Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 was established in 2006 at La Cañada High School to recognize a graduating senior who has been active in the school’s choral music program and who plans to continue that interest at the college...
ENTERTAINMENT
February 15, 2007
Pasadena Young Musician's Orchestra has been selected to participate in The Los Angeles Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Partners Program, and the LA Phil will work closely with PYMO to provide supplemental music instruction. You can hear this outstanding orchestra as it performs its Capriccio Concert, Sunday, Feb. 25 at 3:30 p.m. at Pasadena City College's Sexson Auditorium. The concert will feature soloist Carina Jette performing Griffes' Poem for flute and orchestra. Other selections include Symphony #1 by Mahler, Overture to Candide by Bernstein and Capriccio Espanol by Rimsky-Korsakov.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 15, 2007
Glendale Community Concerts presents Anna and Kirill Gliadkovsky (piano solo and duo) on Sunday March 25, at 2:30 p.m. They both studied at the most prestigious musical institutions in Russia — the Tchaikovsky Conservatory and the Gnessins Russian Music Academy in Moscow. Anna also studied at the Special Music School for gifted children in Kiev. Before marrying, each artist pursued a very successful career as a soloist and performed in major concert halls in Russia, such as philharmonic halls in St. Petersburg and Kiev and Bolshoi and Rachmaninoff Hall in Moscow.
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By Megan O’Neil | October 29, 2009
Speaking at the OneCityOneBook event in La Cañada on Sunday, Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez described his first visit to skid row in downtown Los Angeles in the spring of 2005. “[There are] veterans who have fallen out of wheelchairs. It is just unbelievable. Prostitutes that are living in the port-a-pots that they use as their brothel. This is a complete collapse. And I am looking at [Anthony Ayers] thinking, this is the guy who brought me here. I am learning about music from this guy; I am learning about courage, and I need to shine a light on this.
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NEWS
March 22, 2007
Applications will be available at La Cañada High School in late April for a scholarship offered in memory of the late Paul Mayo, an icon of choral music in Southern California. The award will recognize a graduating LCHS senior who has been active in the school's choral music program and who plans to continue that interest at the college level. Additional criteria will include financial need and a passion for and love of choral music. Mayo, who died in June 2005, earned a degree in church music at University of Southern California in 1955.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 11, 2007
Soprano Teresa Parente and tenor Kris Wittry will perform ballads by Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rogers & Hart, Jerome Kern and other composers of the 1920s and 1930s on Sunday, Jan. 21 in the Lanterman House ballroom, 4420 Encinas Drive, La Cañada. The program will also include dancers from the Pasadena Ballroom Association. The event will be held in conjunction with an exhibit of sheet music from the collection of the late Frank Lanterman. More than 5,000 scores were collected by Lanterman during his years as a theater organist and are housed in the Lanterman Archives.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 16, 2006
The Glendale Youth Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Brad Keimach, will present the first concert of its eighteenth season at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, Dec. 5, at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale. The featured soloist will be violinist Erica Richardson, who will play the first movement of the Brahms Violin Concerto. Also on the program are Ravel's "Pavanne to a Dead Princess" and Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 in C. Tickets are $9.50 and may be purchased from the Alex Theatre Box Office.
NEWS
March 23, 2006
In memory of Paul Mayo, an icon of choral music in Southern California, a scholarship has been set up at La Cañada High School to recognize a graduating senior who has been active in the school's choral music program and who plans to continue that interest at the college level. Additional criteria will include financial need and a passion for and love of choral music. Paul Mayo, who died in June 2005, earned a degree in church music at USC in 1955. He began his teaching career in the music department at El Monte High School and then taught in the music department at Glendale Community College from 1965 until his retirement in 1999.
NEWS
June 9, 2005
Noted music director was known throughout the community for his imaginative pops. concerts at La Cañada Presbyterian Church A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at La Cañada Presbyterian Church for longtime music director Paul Mayo, who, after an extended illness, died of amyloidosis on June 5. Paul Edward Mayo was born in Los Angeles on May 22, 1933, and lived most of his life in Glendale, attending R.D....
ENTERTAINMENT
May 13, 2004
Six La Cañada High School musicians will perform solos with the LCHS Symphony Orchestra at the fourth annual Pops-Concerto Concert at Lanterman Auditorium on May 17. "These students have worked hard to reach this level of achievement," said Susan Hamre, director of LCHS Instrumental Music. "This is college-level musicianship." The six students were selected several months ago to perform a major work with the award-winning orchestra. The students and their works are: Erin Kim, piano, "Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 22" by Camille St. Saens; Daniel Chi, oboe, "Concerto for Oboe and Strings" by Cimarosa; Derik "Sam" Kumagai, saxophone, "Saxophone Concerto Op. 109" by Alexandre Glazunov; Kyle Chen, violin, "Symphonie Espagnole" by Edouard Lalo; Miranda Yoo, flute, "Concerto for Flute" by Carl Nielsen; and Brook Speltz, cello, "Cello Concerto, Op. 85" by Edward Elgar.
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