Song topics range from California to New York and will be sung by
chapter quartets and the Highlander Chorus under the direction of Terry
Ghiselli. Featured in the show will be the quartets Sentimental Harmony
and 60 Something.
Show headliners are The Perfect Gentlemen, who are recent winners of
the Los Angeles Regional Harmony Sweepstakes.
Special guests will be The Accidentals, a quartet from Woodbridge High
School in Irvine, who are the recent finalists in the Far Western
District high school barbershop quartet contest.
Tickets are $11 and $13 and $5 for students. For more information,
SPECIAL EVENTS Glendale piano competition winners to perform
Winners of the 20th annual Glendale Piano Competition will perform at
a free concert 7:30 p.m. tonight at Brand Library.
The competition is sponsored by the Elvin Samuel McGaughey Music
Foundation, a local group founded by longtime Glendale resident Miriam
McGaughey in memory of her husband, and now perpetuated in her memory as
The competition draws high school students from throughout Southern
California. Among the 38 contestants this year were piano students Seong
Jin Moon and Jessica Kang of La Crescenta, and Nairi Zograbyan of
Seong is in the 10th grade at Crescenta Valley High School. She has
won many honors for her piano performance including those at the
Southwestern Youth Music Festival, the Los Angeles Rotary Club Music
Scholarship and the Glendale Unified School District Honor Solo
Jessica is a senior at Village Christian School. Her music awards
include first place at the Southwestern Youth Music Festival and the Bach
Regional Piano Competition. She plans to attend UCLA in the fall.
Nairi is a junior at Glendale High School. He has participated in
various piano competitions, including the Armenian Allied Arts Assn. in
which he won first place in 2001.
More than $4,000 in prize money will be distributed by the McGaughey
Foundation at the concert.
Students who will receive the prize money and perform are Christopher
Chung of Cerritos (Prokofiev Toccata Opus 11), Martin Leung of Irvine