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Guild at Page Mill - Lara Webber and Kathy Streeter

What a great afternoon/evening!
Thank you, everyone who came to
“Sipping with the Symphony”
at Page Mill Winery
on September 26! This just shows
how much fun it is to be part of the
LAS Guild (the marvelous hosts)
and our orchestra family.
Come join us next time!
from Lara Webber, LAS conductor
and artistic director (at left),
with Kathy Streeter, Guild president


See photos on the Guild page.
 


Pops concert on Oct. 25: Tickets are on sale at Brown Paper Tickets for 1969 moon landingthe fund-raising concert presented annually by the Symphony Guild. POPS Shoots for the Moon! will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the landing and walk on the moon. See the Pops page for details.

Student awards applications due Oct. 21: Applications are due by October 21 for awards that will be presented in December to several local high school seniors who have been active in music.

Competition for Young Musicians winners: Congratulations to Igor Aprelev, clarinet, and Starla Breshears, cello, winners of the 2019–2020 Competition for Young Musicians. The students will perform as soloists with the Symphony at its concert on February 22, 2020.

New season, 2019–2020: Explore the season, which will include symphonies of Beethoven and Tchaikovsky, an evening of “Angels and Demons” with guest conductor Jason Klein, a Prokofiev concerto with pianist Frederic Chiu, and much more! See our preview flyer, and see part of the 2019–2020 season brochure (1.7MB pdf). Season tickets are available by mail and at the Bankhead Theater box office. Single-concert tickets are available online, by mail, and at the box office. See details on our Tickets page.

Business support for LAS: This is a new project to raise funds for the Symphony. Please see details on the Supporting Businesses page. An initial supporting business person is Patti Smylie of logos of supporting businesses. If you would like to become one of the LAS supporting businesses, please contact Dean Simpson at dean@dean4loans.com or 925.200.3906

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!

school assembly 2019

Schools concerts: LAS presented concerts in April at four local schools: Dougherty and Frederiksen Elementary Schools in Dublin and Hearst and Mohr Elementary Schools in Pleasanton. Click on the photo at right to see a 1-minute video of part of the “Star-Spangled Banner” at the opening of an assembly in Pleasanton. Learn more on our School Concerts page.
 
Recent concerts: As usual, LAS provided the orchestral accompaniment at the annual Brilliance at the Bankhead fundraising concert, featuring Matthew Morrison on September 7 this year. Listen to the prelude talk (76MB mp3) and read the concert program booklet (906K pdf) from our “Classical Contrasts” concert of June 1. Hear the prelude talk (83MB mp3) and see the concert program booklet (1.3MB pdf) for “Dramatic Dvořák,” our April 13 concert.

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Donate: To make a tax-deductible contribution to the Symphony, click the “Donate” button and donate by credit or debit card, or mail a check payable to Livermore-Amador Symphony Association to P.O. Box 1049, Livermore CA 94551. Details are on the donations page. The Livermore-Amador Symphony Association is a 501(c)(3) organization. (Tax ID 23-7001614.)
 
Orchestra members: See details on the rehearsals page. (For some restricted info which was updated 6/3/19, click here.)

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orchestra photo by Clark Streeter, 4/9/16
Sipping with the Symphony flyer designed by Sonya Sheffield
school concert photo and video by Carol Boster, 4/25/19
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