Meet the musicians: Get better acquainted with a few of your community orchestra players by watching the short videos on our new Meet the Musicians page.
April and May concerts and LASYO 2020 cancelled, new season planned: In accordance with Alameda County shelter-in-place orders, the LAS April 18 and May 30 performances are cancelled. Ticket holders, please see information on our April Concert and May Concert pages. Our featured soloists, pianist Frederic Chiu and harpist Constance Koo, have generously agreed to reschedule. Our summer youth orchestra, LASYO, also has been cancelled for 2020. We look forward to announcing plans for our 2020–2021 season and ways to remain engaged, connected, and thinking musically and collaboratively!
Donate: The Arts are always economically vulnerable, and are in particular danger during this extraordinary disruption. If you are in a position to do so, please 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.)
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 . If you would like to become one of the LAS supporting businesses, please contact Dean Simpson at email@example.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 Nancy McKenzie of the LAS Guild at firstname.lastname@example.org or 925.294.8657!
Recent concerts: From our Angels and Demons concert on February 22, listen to the prelude lecture(95MB mp3) by guest conductor Jason Klein, and read the program(1.4MB pdf). See the program from the Winter Dreams concert on the evening of December 7. That afternoon, the orchestra had performed at the annual family concert presented by the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center. The Symphony Guild presented the annual Pops concert on October 25: POPS Shoots for the Moon! celebrated the 50th anniversary of the landing and walk on the moon. On September 7, LAS again provided the orchestral accompaniment at the annual Brilliance at the Bankhead fundraising concert, this year featuring Matthew Morrison.
Orchestra members: See details on the rehearsals page. (For some restricted info which was updated 2/24/20, click here.)