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POPS Groovin’ in the ’60s: Tickets to the annual Pops concert on Friday October 21, 2016, are available now. All seats are reserved, at $35 each — or save with a table of eight for $245: Call 925.447.6454 for reservations. Then write a check payable to LAS Guild with notation “POPS”; mail it (with your name, address, and phone number) to LAS POPS, P.O. Box 1049, Livermore CA¬†94551.

2016–2017 season: From Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 in December 2016 to Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade in May 2017, this season will be exciting!


See part of the 2016–2017 season brochure (1.2MB pdf). LAS will also perform at a family concert starting at 3 p.m. on December 3; details to be announced.

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Guild presentation at LAS AGM

Linda Tinney (Guild Pres.)
(left) presented a big check
from the Guild to
Denise Leddon
(LAS Assn. Pres.)
for the Symphony
on 4/19/16.
Estate sales management
is a major source
of Guild funds.
Join the Guild to help!
 

Competition for Young Musicians: The 2016–2017 Competition for Young Musicians will be held on October 9, 2016; applications are due by September 18.

Student Awards: At the December 3 evening concert, four seniors will be recognized for their contributions to school and community musical activities during high school. Details are on the Awards page. The application deadline is October 24.

Estate sales managed by the Guild: Symphony Guild volunteers run estate sales professionally, with the Guild’s share of the proceeds donated to LAS. Find out more: If it’s time for an estate sale, contact the LAS Guild!

LAS at a Livermore school assembly

Peter and the Wolf
played by LAS musicians,
conducted by Lara Webber,
narrated by Livermore
Mayor John Marchand,
at a November 2015
school assembly.
 

Recent concerts: LAS accompanied Judy Collins during her concert at the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center gala on September 10; Collins said appreciatively, “I love the Livermore-Amador Symphony!” The LAS Youth Orchestra presented its 2016 performance on August 6; see the 2016 LASYO concert program. Hear the May concert prelude talk by Lara Webber with soprano soloist Heidi Moss (50.2MB mp3). Read the program from the May 21 concert.

LAS on YouTube: LAS now has a YouTube channel, thanks to Kathy Boster. The videos posted currently include one filmed and produced by Jacqueline McBride; it features Music Director Lara Webber speaking about LAS performances at several Livermore elementary school assemblies last November.

String players needed: Our community-based orchestra has given much pleasure to audiences and players alike for many years. It has provided volunteer players of varying ages and abilities with the chance to learn new skills and to enjoy playing with a congenial group. We are always interested in finding new players, particularly those in the string section. Join the orchestra.
 
Orchestra members: See details on the rehearsals page. (For some restricted info which was updated 5/23/16, click here.)

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orchestra photo by Clark Streeter, 4/9/16
season preview video and narration by Kathy Boster, 7/1/16
check presentation photo by Joan Dickinson, 4/19/16
school assembly photo by Jacqueline McBride, 11/5/15
instrument zoo photo by Andrew Edwards of 4wrd Photography, 12/5/15
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