CalStateLA Symphony Orchestra/Olympia Youth Orchestra FREE Concert on June 2, 2013

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The CalStateLA Symphony Orchestra/Olympia Youth Orchestra will be celebrating the Centenary of the City of San Gabriel in its final concert of the season on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 3PM at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, 320 S Mission drive, San Gabriel, CA 91776. This concert will be FREE to the public.
Titled “Talents of San Gabriel Valley”, there will be many soloists performing with the orchestra including 14 year old cellist Danna Xue, 15 year old violinist Tiffany Wee, Pipa virtuoso and recording artist Celia Liu, world renowned mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzman and broadway star soprano Alba Quezada. The orchestra will also perform works by Smetana and Hollywood composer Nathan Wang in his movie music in sync with video clips on the giant screen. A family concert not to be missed!

CalStateLA Symphony Orchestra/Olympia Youth Orchestra January 13, 2013 Concert

The CalStateLA Symphony Orchestra/Olympia Youth Orchestra will be presenting its first public concert of the season at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, 320 S Mission Drive, San Gabriel, CA 91776 on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 3PM. ADMISSION FREE. Featured soloists will be Kerson Leong, violinist and Stanley Leong, cellist performing the brahms Double Concerto for Violin & Cello. Kerson Leong, 1 years old, was the First Place Winner of the Menuhin International Violin Competition and Stanley Leong, 18 years old, was the First Place Winner of the Canadian Music Competition. Also in the program will be Beethoven 1st Symphony in C Major.

Olympia Youth Orchestra Auditions Update

Due to an internet issue with AT&T for the past 2 weeks. Audition schedule will be sent out this week. Thank you for your patience. Some of the auditions might be delayed to the first week of July. Sorry for the inconvenience. Please look for the notices in your emails. Thank you!

Olympia Youth Orchestra Application

Please download the form to mail in if you run into trouble submitting on line. Looking forward to hearing all the new talents in the up coming auditions.

Olympia Youth Orchestra and enrollment in local school orchestras

For the students currently in the orchestra, and incoming students auditioning for the orchestra, please be advised that the Olympia Youth Orchestra strongly supports and encourages enrollment in local school orchestra programs for all students taking part in the orchestra. One will only improve and grow with the involvement in both programs. Mandatory involvement in school orchestra programs will eventually be in line with all other youth orchestras.

Olympia Youth Orchestra 2012-2013 Season Entrance Audition

The auditions for the 2012-2013 season will take place during the last 2 weeks of June. Venue TBA. Please fill out the application form and submit on line as soon as possible. Looking forward to hearing all talented young musicians in all orchestral instruments.

Mothers Day Concert, May 13, 2012 at 3PM

The CalStateLA Symphony Orchestra/Olympia Youth Orchestra will be featuring world renowned violist, Brett Deubner, in the North American Premiere Performance of the Amanda Harberg Viola Concerto. Other work by Glinka, Mascagni and Mozart.

Brett Deubner, Violist

CalStateLA Symphony Orchestra/Olympia Youth Orchestra January 15, 2012 Concert

Young violinist, Hao Zhou, Special Prize Winner at the American String Teachers Association Los Angeles Annual Competition Finals, will be the featured soloist in the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in this concert FREE and OPEN to the public. The concert will be held at the historic San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, 320 S Mission Drive, San Gabriel, CA 91776 at 3PM. All are welcome. Tickets are issued but there is no need to have one to be admitted. Program will also include Schubert’s Rosamunde Overture and Beethoven’s 5th Symphony.

Rueibin Chen performing the “Yellow River Piano Concerto”

World renowned pianist, Rueibin Chen, will be the featured soloist with the CalStateLA Symphony Orchestra/Olympia Youth Orchestra on June 11, 2011 at 8PM performing the “Yellow River Piano Concerto”. In the same concert, “From the Ground Up”, an orchestral piece by Dr. John Kennedy, Professor of Composition at CSULA, will be receiving its World Premiere Performance. This is a concert not to be missed. Admission is FREE. Please contact admin@olympiaphil.org for tickets and details.

“Suzanna Guzman & Friends”

World famous mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzman will be performing with the CalStateLA Symphony Orchestra/Olympia Youth Orchestra on January 9, 2011 at 3PM at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, 320 S Mission Drive, San Gabriel, CA 91776. Admission is FREE. Bass baritone, Cedric Berry and soprano, Iris Kwan are also among the featured guest artists. Program to include the Coriolanus Overture by Beethoven, opera arias from Bizet’s Carmen, Delibe’s Lakme, Saint-Saens’ Samson & Dalila, and the 7th Symphony by Beethoven. Please email to admin@olympiaphil.org to obtain FREE tickets.