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Scholarship Opportunity for college music majors

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SAI Pasadena Alumnae Chapter is sponsoring a scholarship competition for college music majors on March 8.  If you or someone you know would like to apply, please follow the link for the application and more information!  Winds usually have fewer entries and so there’s a great chance of success. http://www.saipasadena.com/scholarship 

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VYMA open for registration for January!

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Spring Registration is now open for String,Youth and Chamber Orchestras at Verdugo Young Musicians Association in Glendale! Pay online NOW so you are all set when we start practice on our first day- January 28, 2020! Use the link below and choose the orchestra: http://www.vyma.org/programs

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Loree Day at UCLA!

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We’re just 2 days away from 2020 and 2 weeks away from Lorée Day at UCLA, sponsored by RDG Woodwinds! Come on January 13th for a masterclass with Sarah Skuster of the San Diego Symphony and a presentation by Alain de Gourdon of Lorée Paris. There will be plenty of Lorée oboes to try at [...]

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Studio Winter Break

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  Please be aware that due to the Winter holidays the studio will be closed from December 23-January 6.  Lessons will resume as usual on January 7, 2020.  Thank you and best wishes for a lovely holiday season and happy new year!

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Concert Invite: Grace Community Church Christmas Concert Series

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  Grace Community Church’s free Christmas Concerts will be held: Thursday, December 19, 7:30 p.m. Friday, December 20, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 21, 2:00 and 6:00 p.m. Sunday, December 22, 6:00 p.m.   Concerts feature the  Worship Choir, Symphonic Orchestra, Soloists and Ensembles, Children’s Choir, and Handbell Choir. Contact me by Saturday, December 14 and I [...]

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Concert Invite: Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Ballet

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This weekend is the Footworks Youth Ballet’s performances of Tchaikovsky’s beautiful ballet The Nutcracker.  I am looking forward to returning on english horn in the orchestra for this lovely production.  More information can be found here. Performances are Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and 15, at 2 pm at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center.  I can [...]

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Wicked Reflections

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  I am so grateful to have had the chance to perform in Wicked the Musical the last two weeks of November.  It also gave me a chance to visit friends and family from Florida and spend the Thanksgiving Holiday together.  In addition to connecting with loved ones, I also spoke about being a professional [...]

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Back from tour and it’s already December!

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I’m back from playing Wicked and immediately jumped into holiday performances in LA.  I neglected to announce my participation in the concerts this past weekend with the Angel City Chorale, but they were festive and great.  Above is a picture of the fabulous wind section from the ACC concert.  Check out the video of a [...]

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Concert Invite: Santa Cecelia Orchestra

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I am looking forward to joining the Santa Cecelia Orchestra on oboe and english horn for this dynamic concert! November 10, 2019, Sunday, 4:00pm Venue : Occidental College, Thorne Hall Gluck- Dance of the Furies from “Orfeo ed Euridice” Mendelssohn- Symphony No. 4 in A Major Op. 90 “Italian” De Falla- “El Amor Brujo” More information and tickets at http://scorchestra.org/concertstickets/  

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Concert Invite: Hear Her Score

I will be participating in this concert on November 2, presented by the Pasadena Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota. “Hear Her Score” is a concert celebrating international and local female composers. Admission is free, but donations are encouraged. All proceeds will be donated to SAI Philanthropies, which supports music programs across the country, and provides [...]

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