participated in master classes with world-renowned performers such as
Keith Underwood, Garry Woodward and Jimmy Walker. She was the winner
of the Artist of Tomorrow concert and performed a solo with the
Brentwood-Westwood Symphony Orchestra.
Sharon Paik is a junior at Whitney High School in Cerritos. She
has been a section leader in her school band for the past two years
and has been elected president of the National Music Honor Society by
Kyle Chen, 14, is a sophomore at La Canada High School where he is
the concertmaster of the symphony orchestra. He recently performed
with the Pasadena Pops Orchestra as the winner of the side-by-side
young musicians competition.
Neal Rea, a freshman at Clark Magnet High School in La Crescenta,
is principal alto saxophone in the marching band and was selected as
first alto saxophone in the Tournament of Roses Honor Band this fall.
The program includes Wolfgang Mozart's Symphony No. 40, Domenico
Cimarosa's Concerto in G Major for Two Flutes, J.S. Bach's Concerto
in C Minor for Violin & Oboe, and Charles Ives' "The Unanswered
Tickets are $7.50 and may be purchased from The Alex Theatre box
office by calling 243-2539.
The concert will be preceded by a silent auction in the courtyard
of The Alex Theatre to benefit the orchestra.
Formed in 1989, the orchestra attracts musicians in the sixth
through 12th grade from the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys.
There are openings for qualified students. For information, call
Theatre Banshee's "Red Noses" is nominated for three honors in
Valley Theatre League's 10th annual Artistic Director Achievement
Nominations are for Best Ensemble, Best Production -- Comedy and
Best Director Sean Branney. Branney, a Glendale resident, is artistic
director of Theatre Banshee.
The production was produced at Burbank's Gene Bua Theatre.
Winners will be announced beginning at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the El
Portal Theatre in North Hollywood. Fritz Coleman will be master of
Tickets are $20 before Sunday and $25 at the door. For
information, call 761-0704.