West Covina Symphony Presents "East Meets West," a Concert of Communities and Cultures
The West Covina Symphony presents a celebration of the diverse cultures in our communities, the coming together of people, young and old from all walks of life, to celebrate their cultures and their music. Saturday August 28, 2010 at 7:30pm at the Sophia B. Clarke Theater at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA.
Special Guest - Supervisor Mike Antonovich will appear as the featured Guest Conductor of "Stars and Stripes Forever," by John Philip Sousa.
Featured artists will include: Chinese-American violinist Kristie Su (age 15); African-American soprano/composer/violinist/engineer Jennifer Lindsay; Chinese-American mezzo-soprano Sophia Li Wen (President of Biocalth); Japanese/Greek-American Soprano Andrea Yamamoto; WCSO's Mariachi Ensemble; and the Los Angeles Chinese Musicians Ensemble Chorus, among others.
Music includes selections from Aaron Copland's "Rodeo"; Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, Traditional Chinese Choral selections with orchestra; Traditional Mariachi selections "Guadalajara" and "Canta, Canta, Canta"; World premiere live performance of Jennifer Lindsay's "End of Days"; The "Heritage Suite" by Sylvia Lee Mann; and more.
A very special presentation of commendations and certificates from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the City of West Covina is part of this program.
Tickets prices: $10/$20/$38/$50
For information about tickets, sponsorship opportunities, donation opportunities and program display ads, please visit the orchestra's website at http://westcovinasymphony.com or contact the West Covina Symphony Orchestra at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 626.771.0462.
Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann, Music Director and Conductor
The West Covina Symphony is a community orchestra offering free concerts innovative programming, and educational outreach to enrich our community and opportunities for musicians in Southern California.
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Sylvia Lee Mann
Sandy Gunn, Manager