Concerts & Events
The Rio Hondo Symphony performs four ADMISSION-FREE classical music concerts each season at the Vic Lopez Auditorium at Whittier High School, Whittier Ave. in Whittier California. The concerts start at 3 PM, have one intermission, and are completed before 5 PM. Two concerts are held in the fall, and two in the spring.
Each concert is preceded by a Concert Preview sponsored by the Rio Hondo Symphony Guild and is held at 10 AM on the Friday before the concert. In addition, each concert is followed by a dinner reception hosted by the cities of Whittier, Santa Fe Springs, Pico Rivera and the Symphony Association in a separate location for each reception. Members at the Soloist level ($150) and higher will receive an invitation to the reception in the mail.
Various special events related to the Rio Hondo Symphony are held each year.
Through the harp, at a rehearsal
Upcoming Special Events
Symphony's 80th Birthday Celebration Set for March 2013
Everyone is invited to the Rio Hondo Symphony's 80th birthday dinner celebration scheduled for next March.
According to Chairman Charles Claver, the committee is planning a unique party and major fundraiser, including live music, silent and live auctions, gourmet dinner and more.
The date, time and cost to help the cultural gem celebrate its 80th year of free classical music concerts will be announced soon.
Helping Claver plan the event are Dr. Fay Weber, Laurie Baccus and Maurice Meysenburg, Symphony Fund Development Chairman.
For more information, call 562.698.8626.