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News, Music, Santa Monica

Catching Up With Joseph Maviglia, Author Of “Critics Who Know Jack”

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:39 am

Joseph Maviglia is a singer-songwriter, poet, and essayist whose work has appeared in journals and media across North America and Europe. His tribute poem jazz dharma was commissioned the the CBC’s The Sunday Edition to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Alan Ginseberg’s iconic poem "Howl."

News, Music, Santa Monica, Education, Usc

LACO Music Director Jeffrey Kahane To Join USC's Thornton School Of Music

Posted Dec. 10, 2014, 9:16 am

Classical pianist Jeffrey Kahane, music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, will become a part-timer at USC's Thornton School of Music and later, a full professor, once he steps down as chamber director in 2017, the school announced today.

The Off Their Jingle Bell Rockers (from left) Jon Preston, Kathy Leonardo, Suzy Williams, Catherine Allison, Mikal Sandoval, and Rory Johnston perform tonight at Montana’s Holiday Walk, Saturday night at the Main Street holiday celebration, and Sunday afternoon on Abbot Kinney Blvd. in Venice.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Main Street, Montana Avenue, Santa Monica

Off Their Jingle Bell Rockers To Perform Three Free Gigs This Weekend

Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:39 am

The Off Their Jingle Bell Rockers are back to celebrate the holidays at three free community events this weekend.

The Santa Monica Symphony is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year.

Life And Arts, Samohi, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Free Santa Monica Symphony Concert This Sunday At Barnum Hall

Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:36 am

The Santa Monica Symphony performs Beethoven’s spectacular “Ninth Symphony,” with internationally acclaimed soloists and chorus singing the “Ode to Joy,” in celebration of the Symphony’s 70th anniversary this Sunday, Dec. 7.

News, Los Angeles, Music, Celebrity

2015 Grammy Award Nominees Announced; Sam Smith, Beyonce Lead

Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:21 am

English singer-songwriter Sam Smith and powerhouse Beyonce were at the head of the pack of Grammy nominees today with five nods each, but Smith was selected for more of the most coveted awards, including song of the year and record of the year.

Kathy Leonardo will perform tonight at Sonny McLean’s Irish Bar and Saturday at Montana Avenue’s Small Business Saturday celebration.

Seven Days, Music, Montana Avenue, Santa Monica

Live Music In Santa Monica To Add Extra Cheer During Holiday Weekend

Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:36 am

Kat & the Blues Hound is set to perform its final gig of the year at Sonny McLean’s Irish Bar tonight, Nov. 28. For the past year, they have performed every fourth Friday each month from 9:15 pm to 12:30 am.

The Santa Monica Symphony will perform the works of composer Ludwig van Beethoven on Sunday, Dec. 7.

Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Save The Date: Santa Monica Symphony To Perform Dec. 7

Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:33 am

Mark your calendars now for the Santa Monica Symphony’s Dec. 7 concert at Barnum Hall on the campus of Santa Monica High School as the Symphony continues to celebrate its 70th anniversary season in the grandest possible style.

Teen opera soprano Golda Berkman will perform with the Dream Orchestra in Santa Monica on Dec. 5.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica, Non Profits

Handel's "Messiah" To Showcase Dream Orchestra At Dec. 5 Santa Monica Concert

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:37 am

Santa Monica will host Handel’s popular holiday oratorio “The Messiah” with acclaimed director Daniel Suk and young local soprano Golda Berkman promising a breathtaking performance.

News, Los Angeles, Music, Celebrity, Courts

L.A. Music Producer Files Lawsuit Against Enrique Iglesias Alleging Unpaid Royalties

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:18 am

Enrique Iglesias was sued today by a music producer who alleges he is owed royalties from songs by the singer.

News, Music, Celebrity

Winners List From 2014 American Music Awards Held Sunday Night

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 9:06 am

Boy band One Direction and Australian hip-hop artist Iggy Azalea were the big stars at Sunday night's 2014 American Music Awards, held at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live.

Seven Days, Music, Los Angeles Philharmonic

Grammy Foundation Legacy Concert To Feature Bryan Adams, Cyndi Lauper

Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:01 am

Bryan Adams, Cyndi Lauper, Melissa Etheridge, Willie Nelson, Robin Thicke and Aloe Blacc will perform the 17th annual Grammy Foundation Legacy Concert on Feb. 5 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, it was announced Friday.

Internationally-renowned cellist and Santa Monica resident Lynn Harrell performs with the New West Symphony at Santa Monica’s Barnum Hall

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Cellist To Perform With New West Symphony This Sunday

Posted Nov. 7, 2014, 6:00 am

Local residents will have the opportunity to hear one of their neighbors in concert this Sunday, Nov. 9 at 4 pm when internationally-renowned cellist and Santa Monica resident Lynn Harrell performs with the New West Symphony at Santa Monica’s Barnum Hall.

Singers/musicians Grace and Clayton Davis with their father, Roger Davis, and Sean Campbell, teacher and co-owner of the Music Castle.

News, Music, Santa Monica, Rotary Club

Music Castle Owner Visits Santa Monica Rotary Club On Halloween

Posted Nov. 7, 2014, 6:00 am

As a characteristically fun-loving and energy-filled organization, the Santa Monica Rotary Club members attended their Oct. 31 meeting in costume to honor the Halloween spirit.

Benefit concert artists of the evening - Pianist Greg Schreiner, Pianist Nino Sanikidze, Sopranos Bernie Ohmes and Jane Ohmes Mirshak, Violinist Sam Fischer, Trumpeter Dr. Raymond David Burkhart and Dr. Robert Mirshak.

News, Health, Music, Santa Monica

Naam Yoga Los Angeles Third Anniversary Gala A Success

Posted Nov. 1, 2014, 9:34 am

Naam Yoga Los Angeles hosted its 3rd Anniversary Gala Celebration and Fundraiser “A Simple Gift!” on Friday, Oct. 24.

Allen Robert Gross conducting Eroica symphony at Barnum Hall.

News, Music, Santa Monica, Orchestra Santa Monica

Orchestra Santa Monica Dedicates Beethoven Performance To John Bohn

Posted Nov. 1, 2014, 9:28 am

At its season opening concert on Oct. 26, Orchestra Santa Monica dedicated its performance of Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony to John Bohn, a leading OSM supporter and the sponsor of the concert.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

SMC Emeritus College Band To Present Free Concert This Sunday, Nov. 2

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:27 am

The SMC Emeritus College Band will present a concert at 2 pm this Sunday, Nov. 2. The concert will be held in The Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center, Santa Monica Boulevard at 11th Street, Santa Monica.

Hear pianist Gloria Cheng perform a white note only piano concerto by Latvian composer Georgs Pelecis this Sunday.

Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica, Orchestra Santa Monica

Orchestra Santa Monica Kicks Off Third Season This Sunday

Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:55 am

Orchestra Santa Monica will kick off its 2014-15 season with the program “Heroic Beethoven and More” this Sunday, Oct. 26 at 3:30 pm.

News, Music, Celebrity, Television

Pitbull To Host American Music Awards In November

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:07 am

Pitbull will host the American Music Awards next month for the second year in a row, dick clark productions announced today.

Santa Monica High School’s Celia Daggy and Christopher Pak will perform with the 2014 NAfME All-National Honor Orchestra at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville.

News, Samohi, Music, Santa Monica

Two Samohi Students Selected For All-National Honor Symphony Orchestra

Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 9:10 am

Santa Monica High School students Celia Daggy and Christopher Pak have been named to the 2014 NAfME All-National Honor Symphony Orchestra sponsored by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).

Santa Monica Symphony presents its landmark 70th season of free quality classical music concerts starting Saturday night.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 70th Season; Perfomance Saturday

Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 9:08 am

The Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra (SMSO) will open its 70th concert season this Saturday, Oct. 18 at Barnum Hall on the campus of Santa Monica High School.

Acclaimed pianist Gabriela Montera will make her New West Symphony debut this weekend.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

New West Symphony Celebrates 20th Season With Performances This Weekend

Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 9:06 am

New West Symphony music director Marcelo Lehninger will lead the orchestra in the opening Masterpiece Series concert of the Symphony’s 20th Anniversary Season this weekend, which includes a show in Santa Monica on Sunday afternoon.

News, Music, Santa Monica

Awards Process For 57th Annual Grammy Awards Begins

Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 8:42 am

First-round Grammy ballots are in the mail Thursday. The awards process for the 57th annual Grammy Awards started yesterday, when ballots went out to about 12,000 voting members.

The Brothers Grand performed at Bergamot Jazz on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Bergamot Station, Music, Santa Monica

Enjoy Bergamot Jazz Sunday In Santa Monica This Weekend

Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 10:04 am

Robert Berman Gallery (Gallery B7 at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica) will this Sunday, Oct. 19 host live jazz fusion, instrumental, and original music performed by local artists from 2 pm to 6 pm.

News, Music, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Entertainment

Full Nomination List For American Music Awards; Iggy Azalea Leads The Pack

Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 9:16 am

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea scored a leading six nominations on Monday for the American Music Awards, while John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams each received five.

Multi-platinum British band Rixton to perform a free concert at Santa Monica Place this Wednesday, Oct. 8.

Life And Arts, Santa Monica Place, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Rixton To Perform Free Santa Monica Place Concert This Wednesday

Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 9:42 am

British sensations Rixton will hit center stage at Santa Monica Place for a free live concert at 7 pm this Wednesday, Oct. 8.

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