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536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 235-9776
Price: Free - Donations requested $5 or Pet Food

On Saturday, March 29th, 2014, the city of Ontario, California and the surrounding Inland Empire communities are in for a real musical treat! The Southland Symphony Orchestra, under the musical direction of Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann, is presenting "Legendary Composers' Musical Masterpieces"

.. The concert will take place at Bethel Congregational Church, UCC, 536 N. Euclid Ave., Ontario, CA 91762

Admission is "free" - no one turned away. The orchestra does request a $5 donation or a pet food donation for Bethel's Furry Friends Pet Food Bank. The donations areoptional - but are sorely needed and greatly appreciated.

Visit http://SouthlandSymphony.com for complete information

The program features Dr. Mann herself as the soloists is Telemann's Concerto for Viola in G major, considered to be the first major showpiece of the Baroque era for viola. Assistant conductor George Osorio will lead the orchestra for the concerto,
 
Click the link below to hear Dr.Mann performing the Vieuxtemp Capriccio for solo viola
 
https://soundcloud.com/sylvia-lee-mann/capriccio-for-viol...
 
The concert centerpiece is the giant "Symphony No. 7", by Ludwig van Beethoven, which will follow intermission. The opening overture is Mozart's sparkling "Impressario" Overture, which will be conducted by Mr. Osorio.
 
Mr Osorio is a senior Music (conducting) and Spanish major at California State University Dominguez Hills, where he studies conducting with Dr. Mann. He also has been selecteed to join an impressive panel of Spanish Humanities Scholars for a conference and presentation in Spain this summer.
 
Bethel's pastor, Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann is a composer, conductor and virtuoso performer, appearing with many orchestras in the Southern California area. In addition to her positions as Music Director and Conductor of Southland Symphony Orchestra,  CSUDH Orchestra and San Gabriel Valley Symphony Orchestra, she serves on the faculty at California State University Dominguez Hills campus, is the Pastor as well as the Minister of Music at the Bethel UCC Congregational Church of Ontario,CA; Artistic Director of Betthel Arts and the Southland Rainbow Chorale, as well as Associate Conductor of the Bellflower Symphony Orchestra.She is a popular guest conductor for the Culver City Symphony Orchestra, the Coachella Valley Symphony Orchestra and the Inland Valley Symphony, among others. She is a performer with The Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay, The Rio Hondo, La Mirada, Peninsula and Southeast Symphony Orchestras, and is principal violist of the Culver City Symphony, Marina del Rey & Beach Cities Symphony Orchestras. Dr. Mann has been recognized by the City of West Covina, County of Los Angeles, and L.A. County Fair as a “Community Hero” for her work in the arts, and received “Woman of the Year in the Arts” awards from the California State Legislature and the US House of Representatives.
 
536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 283-0237
Price: FREE! Donations Suggested: $5/$20VIP

Richard KravchakRichard Kravchak and Mary Au join forces to bring us a recital of baroque, romantic, and modern music for Oboe, Baroque Oboe, and English Horn.
 

Get a flyer here -> Kravchak and Au flyer

  

Make your plans now to join us for this wonderful event at 4pm on Sunday January 12, 2013 the perfect way to begin the concert season for the new year!


 
536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 283-0237
Price: Free

 
536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 283-0237
Price: FREE! Donations Suggested: $5/$20VIP

FREE TICKETS: (Click the pic below for yours!)

 
536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 283-0237

Elaine Ford Music Studio Showcase -

You will REALLY want to be here to experience this exciting performance! -

Watch this space for more info soon!

 
536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 283-0237
Price: FREE!

THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - THE NEW DATE WILL BE POSTED SOON!

You will hear many of Sylvia's original music for various ensembles, including of course, Celtic harp, viola, piano, percussion and more.

slm smallSylvia is a signed artist for DMX and Screenmusic International.  Her music is heard on the concert stage, in film, television, and media outlets. Recent works were commissioned for the Culver City Chamber Orchestra, and for the Culver City Symphony’s historic concert, “The American Beat - Women Composers”. Dr. Mann has been recognized by the City of West Covina, County of Los Angeles, and L.A. County Fair as a “Community Hero” for her work in the arts, and received “Woman of the Year in the Arts” awards from the California State Legislature and the US House of Representatives. Her current projects include creating music for a documentary film, and a large mixed format (live and film) production, both set for December 2012 releases

Come and experience some of this exciting music live and in person - right here at Bethel!

 
536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 984-9111
Price: FREE

Hector Jose Ortiz, graduating senior at California State University, Dominguez Hills, and a member of our own Southland Symphony Orchestra and CSUDH Orchestra, presents a wonderful program of beautiful cello music

Enjoy music of Brahms, Bach and much much more!

Free admission - donations are always welcome.

Hector is a skilled and intuitive performer of classical, folk, Celtic, mariachi, and alternative styles of music, already in demand throughout the Southland.

Come join us for an unforgettable concert!

 

 
536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 283-0237
Price: Free (Donations Encouraged!)

Sylvia Lee Mann, viola and Hsin Yi Chang, piano

Including music of Bach, Kodaly, Vaughan Williams and more.....

CLICK HERE FOR YOUR FREE TICKET!

 
Bethel UCC 536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 283-0237
Price: Free (Donations Encouraged!)

A wonderful performance of Terry Riley's "In C."

Terry Riley In CCheri Cole, Trumpet, and many friends!

 

Composed in 1964, In C is a semi-aleatoric piece for any number of players. Our performance will have approximately 30 players, consisting of strings, woodwinds, brass, electric instruments, and percussion.

 

Riley composed the pieces as a response to the abstract academic serialist techniques used by composers in the mid-twentieth century. It is widely considered the piece that sparked the minimalist style of composition. Also on this concert will be a number of solo pieces that demonstrate different styles of composition in the 20th and 21st century. Abstract but accessible, and enjoyable to the casual or serious listener.

 
This event promises to deliver extreme joy and satisfaction to the audience (and to the performers!).

In addition to the legendary piece by Terry Riley, we will also be presenting a few extraordinary pieces by some artists featuring modern compositions for violin, viola, guitar, piccolo, and trumpets. A very exciting and eclectic array of music, skillfully and artistically performed by some of Southern California's most gifted musicians
 
536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 283-0237
Price: FREE! Donations Suggested: $5/$20VIP

Michael Couper, Saxophone with Katie Reimer, piano

Please join us for a wonderful adventure into the world of the saxophone - you will hear the delightful, the unexpected, and the intriguing....here is a bit about this event, in Michael's own words:

 

"My name is Michael Couper, and I am a classical saxophonist based out of Upland.

I am collaborating on a concert tour with a wonderful pianist from New York, Katie Reimer, February 20-26, 2012. We are presenting a program of contemporary (but accessible and engaging) works by Ligeti, Albright, Schuller, and a rising star, Mohammed Fairouz (www.mohammedfairouz.com). We recently released an album of Mohammed's Music, Critical Models, on the Sono Luminus label, which is receiving a great deal of positive press (www.sequenza21.com, www.wqxr.org)."

 

The Program:Katie and Michael

Fairouz: Piano Miniatures
Artist: Katie Reimer (Piano)
 
Albright: Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano
Artists: Katie Reimer (Piano); Michael Couper (Saxophone)
 
Ligeti: Musica ricercata for Piano
Artist: Katie Reimer (Piano)
 
Fairouz: Novelettes 
Artists: Katie Reimer (Piano); Michael Couper (Saxophone)
 

 

About Michael Couper:

Michael Couper pic

Hailed by the New York Times for his "sweet intensity" and "insinuating smoothness," Michael Couper, saxophone, is a proponent of the advancement of saxophone repertoire to include new music, traditional music reinterpreted, and innovations in pop styles. Mr. Couper is a founding member of the critically-acclaimed Mimesis Ensemble, a group based in New York City that is dedicated to performing works by living composers.With the Mimesis Ensemble, Mr. Couper performed premieres in many venues across New York, including Symphony Space, Merkin Hall, and Carnegie Hall. Partnering with saxophonist Kenneth Radnofsky, Mr. Couper co-founded a music publishing company, RadnofskyCouperEDITIONS that endeavors to enrich the repertoire of the modern saxophonist, offering as part of its catalogue adaptations of historical masterworks as well as exciting new commissions. For even more great info about Michael, visit his website, (www.mscsax.com)

 

 

About Katie Reimer:

Katie Reimer pic

Acclaimed by the New York Times for her "meditative" playing, Katie Reimer is a New York City based concert pianist with broad interests as both a soloist and collaborative musician.  She has performed in numerous venues in California, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, New York, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Texas, Vermont, and Wisconsin, and has appeared internationally in Austria (Vienna), Lithuania (Kaunas), and Sweden (Stockholm).  Her solo and chamber appearances in New York City include Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Center, Miller Theatre at Columbia University, Symphony Space, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Klavierhaus, Tenri Cultural Institute, and Le Poisson Rouge.  She has appeared as both a soloist and collaborative musician in two leading Boston venues, Jordan Hall and Symphony Hall. To learn more about Katie, please visit her website, www.katiereimer.com

 

For more information, please email us, or call (909)283-0237 (If we are away from the phone, we are probably rehearsing - so be sure to leave us a message - we'll call back!)


 
536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 283-0237
Price: FREE! Donations Suggested: $5/$20VIP

Featuring Oboist Dr. Richard Kravchak and Trumpeter Steven Trinkle performing with the combined CSUDH and Southland Symphony Orchestras

Sylvia Lee Mann – Moonfire Rising

Copland - Quiet City

Hertel - Double Concerto in E-flat major for solo Trumpet & Oboe

Beethoven Symphony No 1

 

For ticket information, call us (909)283-0237

This concert will be repeated on Sunday Feb 12 at 4pm at the California State University Dominguez Hills University Theater. 1000 E Victoria, Carson, CA 90747.

 

 
536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 283-0237
Price: FREE! Donations Suggested: $5/$20VIP

Please join us as Agnes Szekely Schwartz returns with a full concert of virtuosic violin, viola and piano fireworks! Pianist Ralph Alberstrom joins Ms. Schwartz in this exciting program. Please join us.

Program starts at 7:30 pm.

Call 909-283-0237 for more information.

 

Agnes Szekely Schwartz, violin & viola

Ms Schwartz specializes in authentic performances of 17th and 18th century music, works by Hungarian composers, especially Bartók, art music written on Gypsy and Hungarian themes, 20th century and contemporary music. She improvises and writes her own cadenzas to baroque, classical, gypsy, jazz and some modern works.

 

Ralph Alberstrom, piano

Ralph Alberstrom received his B.A. from UCLA where he studied music theory and composition with Roy Harris and Henri Lazarof and chamber music with Stanley Plummer. He received his M.M. degree at USC under the tutelage of Gwendolyn Koldofsky, Brooks Smith and Malcolm Hamilton(harpsichord). Currently in demand in the greater Los Angeles area as a teacher and accompanist, Mr. Alberstrom has collaborated in recital with or in the masterclasses of Erick Friedman, Sherry Kloss, Aaron Rosand, Pierre Amoyal, Ruggiero Ricci, Gilbert Reese, Dr. Charles Baker, Lynn Harrell, Paul Stein, Louis Kievman, Martin Chalifour and Paul Badura-Skoda. Under the auspices of the Viola Society, he has recorded programs with Martha Strongin Katz and Paul Coletti.

 




 
536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 283-0237
Price: Free (Donations Encouraged!)

The Mellowdears will be presenting their annual holiday concert here at Bethel on December 17, 2011

Under the direction of Ralph England, the Mellowdears have often appeared at Bethel during the Holiday Season.

 

We are looking forward to this very special concert.

 
1000 E Victoria St Carson CA 90747 USA (310) 243-3543
Price: Donations Suggested: $5 student/$10 general

For this very special concert, we join together the forces of the California State University, Dominguez Hills Orchestra and Chamber Singers, and the Southland Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann and Dr. Sally Etcheto, conductors

Featuring delightful and inspirational holiday music for orchestra and for choir, the "Crowning Glory" of this event will be the combined forces performance of the "Gloria", by Antonio Vivaldi.

You will want to be sure and experience this one.

Two performances:

Sunday December 11, 2011: 4pm at Bethel UCC in Ontario, CA

Tuesday December 13, 2011: 8pm at California State University, Dominguez Hills, in the University Theatre.

Call us for ticket info:  (909) 283-0237

 
536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 283-0237
Price: FREE! Donations Suggested: $5/$20VIP

For this very special concert, we join together the forces of the California State University, Dominguez Hills Orchestra and Chamber Singers, and the Southland Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann and Dr. Sally Etcheto, conductors

Featuring delightful and inspirational holiday music for orchestra and for choir, the "Crowning Glory" of this event will be the combined forces performance of the "Gloria", by Antonio Vivaldi.

You will want to be sure and experience this one.

Two performances:

Sunday December 11, 2011: 4pm at Bethel UCC in Ontario, CA

Tuesday December 13, 2011: 8pm at California State University, Dominguez Hills, in the University Theatre.

Call us for ticket info:  (909) 283-0237

 
536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 United States (909) 283-0237
Price: Free-will donations: $5/$20VIP suggested

Bethel's "RESOUND" concert series presents:

 

Music for Music ~ Around the World in 80 minutes

Dr Sylvia Lee Mann & Friends

 

Special Benefit Concert for Bethel's Music Ministry.

From classical to Celtic and more....the Southland's finest musicians perform for the benefit of Bethel Arts

Musical  Artists include:

Sylvia Lee Mann, viola; Mary Au, piano; Anthony Grosso, bass; Agnes Szekely Schwartz, violin; Xian Zhuo, cello;  and more!

Music from all around the world - Poland, Hungary, Italy, China, Russia, Latin America, Celtic music, and of course the USA!

A sampling of the composers represented: JS Bach, , Bela Bartok/Zoltan Szekely, Frederic Chopin, Serge Koussevitzky, Franz Liszt, Joseph Antoine Lorenziti, He Lu-Ting, Rebecca Oswald, Andrian Pertout, David Popper,

Special Treats: music of living composers! - Original music of Sylvia Lee Mann and original music of Carol Worthy!

 

 

Come experience the best, and bring a friend!

 
536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 USA (909) 283-0237
Price: Donations Suggested: $5/$20VIP

 

"RESOUND" Concert Series
Los Angeles Tuba Quartet
Friday October 21, 2011 7:30pm
 
Four of the finest Tubists in the WORLD.
 A truly unique and fabulous experience!

Bethel's "RESOUND" Concert Series Presents:

The Los Angeles Tuba Quartet

A truly unique and fabulous experience!

Some of the finest Tubists in the WORLD present great music for your enjoyment! You thought you know about tubas - come find out what they can REALLY do....

A concert featuring the artistry of some of the best Tuba players in Southern California and the nation. Tubas playing everything from Bach to 21st century music. Outstanding music written by the best composers in the world, played on Tuba. Come and enjoy a musical experience guaranteed to stimulate your senses!
Featuring: John Van Houten, Beth Mitchell, Phillip Black, Luke Storm and Jonathan Piper.
DON'T MISS THIS SPECIAL EVENT!!!