Category Archives: News and Updates

Studio Spring Break

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The month of March means that spring breaks will be starting soon. Even if we have discussed it before, please send me an email to let me know: 1.  When is your spring break 2. If you plan to have lessons during this time or if you would like to take a break for vacations [...]

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Thanks to all for CM

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Thank you for the hard work and dedication shown by the 6 students who participated in Certificate of Merit 2019 this past weekend.  I am proud of the preparation and resilience of every student as they got out of their comfort zone and tried their best!  Results should be available the first week of April.

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CM Theory this weekend

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The Certificate of Merit Theory and Ear Training Evaluation is this Sunday, March 3, beginning at 10 am.  Remember that students must arrive by 1:30 pm at GCC to begin the exam.

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More chances to see Ragtime!

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Ragtime the Musical at the Pasadena Playhouse has been extended! Performances now run until March 9! Tickets and information at pasadenaplayhouse.org. Pictured is the woodwind section in the Ragtime orchestra!

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Trailer for Ragtime at Pasadena Playhouse

Click below for a 30-second taste of Ragtime the Musical at the Pasadena Playhouse!

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Behind the Scenes of the Ragtime Orchestra

Ragtime performances are going strong from now through March 3! Here is a peek behind the scenes at my home away from home for the next month.

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College music majors – scholarship competition

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Local college music majors – this scholarship competition is a great opportunity! Winners receive a cash prize and perform in a winners recital. More information at http://www.saipasadena.com/scholarship/

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Ragtime is here!

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We have been rehearsing the orchestra for Ragtime the Musical all week and it is going to be stellar! More information and tickets at: https://www.pasadenaplayhouse.org/event/ragtime/

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Concert Invite: Ragtime the Musical

I am thrilled to be playing oboe and english horn in the Pasadena Playhouse‘s production of Ragtime the Musical!  Performances start February 5, and run until March 3, 2019.  More information and tickets can be found HERE.  

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Concert Invite: Pacifica Woodwind Quintet

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THE PACIFICA WOODWIND QUINTET will be presented at the Mount Cross Chamber Music Series, Camarillo, CA on Sunday January 20, 2019 at 2 pm.  Featuring Salpy Kerkonian, flute; Victoria Sabonjohn, oboe; Darryl Tanikawa, clarinet; John Nunez, bassoon; Jennifer Bliman, horn.  Music of Mozart, Beethoven, Bizet, Bernstein and many others!

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