“Very Special Arts” going online this year

The Music Center’s annual festival, rather than shutting down as the pandemic continues, will be available as a virtual experience in April, making it possible to not only continue an important decades-old tradition, but to open up the festival and its workshops and activities to a wider public audience. Please help spread the word about … Read more

Register now for next Friday’s arts conference in the IE

October 4 — The Art of Women This unusual arts conference is FREE, and takes place in the Inland Empire next week. Even lunch is included! With a masterclass led by the wonderful Suzanna Guzmán, panel discussions and a variety of workshops during the day, this is a valuable opportunity to examine your own marketing, … Read more

Afternoon fun with the Buffs

The Opera Buffs are an unusual gem in the Los Angeles crown, and oh, how much they do for emerging singers!  This small, passionate non-profit raises money to DIRECTLY support young opera singers, dispensing mini-grants to cover the wide variety of expenses that come with a burgeoning career: travel, gowns and tuxedos, lessons and coaching, … Read more

“The Buffs” help their 500th singer climb a little higher

One of our most valuable local support organizations has announced a major achievement, with the Opera Buffs helping their 500th singer achieve her goals — and she’s a Lister!  Yelena Dyachek is the milestone in soprano form, and we’re delighted for both org and performer.  The company’s press release follows, with lots of links: [Press release] … Read more

Jumping into 2015

Vocal focus from CCMN* SOUTHERN CA VOCAL EVENTS Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights   Happy New Year! Things are still pretty quiet, but there are a few events this weekend to take particular notice of: The LA PHIL brings out the big guns for Beethoven’s ‘Missa Solemnis’ at Disney Hall, conducted by MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS, … Read more

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