Category Archives: News and Updates

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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Concert Invite: “Living Diaspora” Armenian Pop Orchestra Concert

I had rehearsal for this today and it was so fun and inspiring! If you enjoy Armenian music and culture please join us for this concert on Saturday, January 19 at 6:30 pm at UCLA’s Royce Hall. “MGO presents a modern rock & hip-hop infused orchestra concert, showcasing young student talents and young artists such [...]

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Oboe for sale for a promising student

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Please check out this link if you are interested in upgrading to this intermediate/semi-pro oboe.  I helped the seller purchase this Strasser Mariqaux 801 in 2014 and it is a lovely instrument with a beautiful, sweet sound. Instrument listing:  https://www.lisafebre.net/product-page/marigaux-801   More information: http://www.marigaux.com/instruments/hautbois-detude/haubois-strasser-801

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VYMA Spring Session

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VYMA start date: Jan 29th Practice Location:  St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 1020 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91202 Youth Orchestra: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm every Tuesday String Orchestra: 5:30 pm to 7:15 pm every Tuesday Chamber Orchestra: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm every Tuesday   VYMA Auditions for new students will take place on [...]

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LAYO Winter Audition

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The Los Angeles Youth Orchestra is scheduling auditions for Spring 2019! LAYO especially welcomes Intermediate Oboe students to audition for Spring 2019.  Email layolist@gmail.com to request an audition today! Click here for audition requirements and additional info.

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Winter break

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  Please be aware that oboe lessons are canceled from Monday, December 24 through the New Year.  Lessons will resume at the normal schedule at both the Burbank Studio and Glendale Adventist Academy beginning the week of January 7, 2019. Thank you all for the opportunity to work with these amazing young people this year and [...]

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Concert Invite: Grace Community Church Christmas Concert

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You and your family are invited to join Grace Community Church for their annual Christmas concert, featuring full orchestra, choir and solists.  The event is free but requires ticket for entry as it is very popular – let me know right away if you want to attend so I can secure you tickets before they [...]

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VYMA Concert Invite

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The Verdugo Young Musicians Association Orchestras are having their concert on Sunday, December 9 at 3 pm.  Please consider attending this free concert and supporting these young musicians! If you have been considering joining a youth orchestra this is a perfect way to learn more about it.  I won’t be able to join since I’ll [...]

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Concert Invite: The Nutcracker Ballet

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I am looking forward to performing English Horn on the wonderful Nutcracker ballet by Tchaikovsky this weekend.  More information and tickets to attend a performance at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center here!

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I’m on a Christmas Album!

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Actually, I am on two Christmas albums and there are three great ways to listen! All the bells on Earth (2016) Purchase CD or Download at CD Baby Stream at Amazon Music or Spotify                 Sing We Joyous (2018) Purchase CD or Download at CD Baby Stream at Amazon Music or Spotify

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