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Next concert: Inspirational Journeys, on February 18 — composer Jennifer Higdon takes us on a spiritual journey in her extraordinary work “Blue Cathedral”, Edvard Grieg evokes a lush Norwegian landscape in his Symphonic Dances, and we visit Beethoven and Sibelius through performances featuring this season’s Competition for Young Musicians winners.

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Competition for Young Musicians winners: Congratulations to Sehyun (Eunice) Lee, piano, and Felix Yu-Shuan Shen, violin, the winners of the 2016–2017 Competition for Young Musicians. They will perform with the Symphony on February 18.

Symphony Notes: Read the December 2016 edition of Symphony Notes (853KB pdf), the newsletter published by the Guild.

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


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Fiddle Club assembly

Jutta Massoud introduces
Fiddle Club at a school assembly
in November.
 

Fiddle Club: A sixth year of Fiddle Club will be held in January and February. This LAS program will start 4th graders on their way to becoming violin players. Learn more on our Youth Outreach page.

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!

Recent concerts: Listen to Music Director Lara Webber’s three-minute introduction to Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 (6.5MB mp3), and read the program from the December 3 concert, A Heavenly Life. POPS Groovin’ in the ’60s was October 21. 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.
 
Orchestra members: See details on the rehearsals page. Next rehearsal is at the Bothwell on January 3; bring music stands. (For some restricted info which was updated 12/7/16, click here.)

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orchestra photo by Clark Streeter, 4/9/16
Competition announcement video and narration (10/2016) and season preview video and narration (7/2016) by Kathy Boster
school assembly photo by Beth Wilson, 11/18/16
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