Love where you live!
Six gifted San Diego area high school musicians, appearing in concert, will vie for scholarship honors in a new program to be featured annually as part of La Mesa’s popular Valerie Victor* Concert Series. The featured finalists are Derek Savage, West Hills High – Guitar; Lydia Schmidt, Carlsbad High – Soprano; Mikel Ibaibarriaga, St. Augustine High – Baritone; Jacob Francisco, Montgomery High – Baritone Saxophone; Andrew Hendrix, Steel Canyon High – Alto Saxophone and Kartik Sundaram,…Continue
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Carnegie Hall…Lincoln Center…the Sydney Opera House
“Waternight”…“Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho”… “N’Sync Medley”…
From Borrego’s Clark Dry Lake, where they filmed their first video – the haunting “You Ruined Me” – to singing the mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, the young singers of Chamber Bravura have brought a cappella magic to audiences around the world.
And now these middle and senior high students from throughout the San…
Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on May 18, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments
Concert Features Songs Of Civil War
LA MESA -- From the rousing “Battle Hymn of the Republic” to African-American spirituals, the folk songs of Stephen Foster and the heartfelt hope of “When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again,” the music of the Civil War era reflected the lives, faith, dreams…Continue
Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on April 22, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments
From Beauty and the Beast’s hauntingly melancholic “If I Can’t Love Her” to the impassioned spirituality of Vaughn-Williams “Five Mystical Songs,” noted baritone Bill Marshall “sings it all!” Think the exuberant “They Call the Wind Maria” from Paint Your Wagon and Theodore Roethke’s disturbing tale, “My Papa’s Waltz.”
All these – and more, much more, will be showcased when Marshall, accompanied by Jim Tompkins-MacLaine, appears as featured artist in program eight…Continue
Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on March 17, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments
DATE CHANGE - Presenting 'Martha At The Table'
LA MESA -- From the wacky world of Gilbert and Sullivan and Nickelodeon’s “Aaah!!! Real Monsters” to Verdi’s Rigoletto and Handel’s Messiah, mezzo soprano Martha Jane Weaver has “sung it all.” A long-time guest-artist with Lyric Opera San Diego, she has performed with such other noted companies as Sacramento Opera, Philharmonia…Continue
Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on October 16, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments
Music, Music, Music!
An Afternoon with Rodney Girvin
LA MESA -- Renowned San Diego pianist Rodney Girvin will appear in concert at The Table: United Church of Christ of La Mesa (UCCLM) at 1:00 p.m. on July 29, 2018. Girvin is the first artist to be featured in the church’s new Valerie Victor Concert Series, named in honor of its late…Continue
Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on July 22, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments
Experience the luminous singing and expressive keyboard work of Debbie Neigher, one of San Francisco’s most promising singer-songwriters. Known for her dream-like ballads as well as jazz-infused vocals and triumphant pop anthems, Debbie will, between 7:30 and 9:30pm on October 7, 2015, join with Galway born singer-guitarist Keith Mullins, and award-winning* musical…Continue
Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on October 7, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Finding Spiritual Inspiration Through The Keys…Continue
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Gains National Attention for “Concert for Music in our School’s Month”
La Mesa, CA (March 17, 2014) – Through a music education…Continue
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It all started thirty years ago when a resident of a home for seniors spoke wistfully about the lack of music there. His son took the complaint to heart and the Friendship Connection, a group of local singers and musicians was born. They are still going strong today, performing at convalescent hospitals, senior residences and nursing facilities every Tuesday evening – their songs (singing along encouraged!) tapping into the audience’s memories of years gone…Continue
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