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September 27, 2015
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Experience LA

Concert Previews

Each season the Rio Hondo Symphony Guild, the orchestra's major support group, hosts a Concert Preview Friday mornings prior to the concerts. Music lovers gather at 10 a.m. at the First Friends Church of Whittier, 13205 Philidelphia Street. After light refreshments, an expert in the field of music offers fascinating facts and anecdotes about the composers and the concert offerings. Guests are always welcome.

Concert Preview

September 25, 2015

Kimo Furumoto

Kimo Furumoto currently is in his seventh season as the Rio Hondo Symphony's Conductor and Music Director. Furumoto holds conducting degrees from Chapman University and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.


Concert Preview

November 6, 2015

Dr. Stephen Gothold

Dr. Stephen Gothold is the founder of Chorale Bel Canto, and has been the group's conductor and music director since its inception in 1981. A graduate of Whittier College, Dr. Gothold was director of Choral Activities there from 1977 until his retirement in 2003.



Concert Preview

February 26, 2016

Russ Litchfield

Russ Litchfield is the Director of Music and Organist at First Friends Church in Whittier, where he directs the choir, a handbell ensemble and helps with occasional children's music.


Concert Preview

April 22, 2016

Peter Boyer, Composer (tentative)

GRAMMY®-nominated PETER BOYER is one of the most frequently performed American orchestral composers of his generation.

For further interesting information see his website. Propulsive Music: The Music of Peter Boyer - Biography