Posted Apr. 11, 2014, 9:15 am
Santa Monica Public Library continues celebrating The Big Read with a free concert by the Orchestra Santa Monica (OSM) Strings this Saturday, April 12.
Posted Apr. 4, 2014, 8:48 am
This Saturday night, Jacaranda will perform “The Knee Plays” by David Byrne, the famed driving force of the “art rock” band the Talking Heads at the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica.
Posted Mar. 31, 2014, 9:14 am
Culture Clash satirist/comedian Richard Montoya will explore the controversial history of Chavez Ravine at Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s (LACO) Westside Connections chamber music series this Thursday, April 3.
Posted Mar. 30, 2014, 6:00 am
Santa Monica High School’s Jazz Band 1, 2, and Combo competed at the Newbury Park High School Jazz Festival on Saturday, March 22.
Posted Mar. 28, 2014, 8:51 am
Orchestra Santa Monica will present its third concert of its 2013-2014 season this Sunday, March 30, entitled “Chamber Orchestra Elegance.”
Posted Mar. 23, 2014, 9:21 am
The Santa Monica College Symphony Orchestra, under the sponsorship of the Westside Music Foundation and MTAC Santa Monica Bay, will present a special concert today, March 23, featuring Russian music and – an annual highlight of the SMC Symphony programs – guest performances by outstanding youth soloists from Santa Monica High School and Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences.
Posted Mar. 21, 2014, 7:53 am
The New West Symphony will present Giuseppe Verdi’s Messa da Requiem on the next 2103/2014 Masterpiece Series concert this weekend, which comes to Santa Monica on Sunday.
Posted Mar. 13, 2014, 8:35 am
The New West Symphony will present Giuseppe Verdi’s Messa da Requiem on the next 2103/2014 Masterpiece Series concert next weekend.
Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 9:04 am
Jennifer Gsell and Quinn D’Andrea have been named winners of the National YoungArts Foundation’s 2014 YoungArts competition in the discipline of popular voice. They are both seniors that attend Santa Monica High School and met in the high school’s choir department directed by Mr. Jeffe Hulls.
Posted Feb. 27, 2014, 8:08 am
The Music Center, one of the largest and most renowned performing arts centers in the nation, has announced 124 talented Southern Californian high school students as semifinalists of its 26th Annual Spotlight Awards.
Posted Feb. 23, 2014, 9:04 am
Three leading community figures have joined Orchestra Santa Monica’s Board of Directors: Attorney George Collins, Public Relations Executive Barbara Bishop, and Publisher T.J. Montemer.
Posted Feb. 22, 2014, 6:47 am
Santa Monica High School senior Ryan Roberts and oboe player has been chosen, one more time, to participate in the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America.
Posted Feb. 21, 2014, 9:19 am
Brazilian pianist Cristina Ortiz, a gold medal winner at the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, will be in Santa Monica this Sunday to perform with the New West Symphony. She will play “Momoprecoce” by Heitor Villa-Lobos.
Posted Feb. 21, 2014, 9:09 am
The Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents Broadway at the Broad featuring “Will & Grace” star Megan Mullally at 5 pm and 8 pm this Saturday. What's Hot: Broadway At The Broad To Feature “Will & Grace” Star Megan Mullally
Posted Feb. 21, 2014, 9:00 am
Orchestra Santa Monica will highlight the musical contributions of Mexican composers and performers to the Southern California landscape at its second concert of its 2013-2014 season this Sunday, Feb. 23.
Posted Feb. 10, 2014, 9:43 am
Violinist Arnold Steinhardt’s career essentially began with a $2 deposit to his grade school music teacher.
Posted Feb. 9, 2014, 9:45 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District will continue its 65th Annual Stairway of Stars concert series this Tuesday and Thursday nights at Barnum Hall on the campus of Santa Monica High School.
Posted Feb. 9, 2014, 9:19 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District’s coveted “Stairway Honor Award Recipient” is this year being awarded to the Beasley Family.
Posted Feb. 7, 2014, 6:57 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District presents the 65th Annual Stairway of Stars, a three-part series of concerts that starts tonight and will continue Tuesday and Thursday nights at Barnum Hall on the campus of Santa Monica High School.
Posted Jan. 27, 2014, 12:31 pm
Los Angeles-based crooner Rory Partin and his All Star Big Band will perform at Typhoon (at the Santa Monica Airport) tonight, Jan. 27 at 8 pm and 9:30 pm.
Posted Jan. 25, 2014, 9:07 am
Honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a fresh yet meaningful manner on his birthday can be a challenge for any symphony orchestra. Yet, the Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra, led by Guido Lamell, Music Director and Conductor, met the challenge brilliantly Saturday night at the SGI Auditorium in SMSO’s traditional Martin Luther King holiday concert.
Posted Jan. 24, 2014, 9:24 am
New West Symphony concertmaster Danielle Belen will be the soloist for the third Masterpiece Series concert of the 2013/2014 season, which will be held in Santa Monica on Sunday.
Posted Jan. 24, 2014, 8:50 am
Jacaranda’s “Hallucination” Concert of Stockhausen & Xenakis will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica this Saturday night.
Posted Jan. 17, 2014, 10:38 am
The Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with its annual Martin Luther King Day weekend concert this Saturday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 pm.
Posted Jan. 17, 2014, 10:37 am
Five talented seniors from the Santa Monica High School Orchestras will present a special showcase performance featuring works by Mozart, Goossens, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Brahms, Gaubert and others tonight at 7 pm.