The soloists who will be performing with the orchestra in this 2013-2014 Season have attained great recognition for their talents. Their passion for music shows in their performances.
A Big Beethoven Bash
September 22, 2013
Benjamin Hopkins - Piano Soloist, Winner Young Artist Competition January 2013
Benjamin Hopkins, 21-year-old pianist from Rochester, New York, placed first in the piano category of the Young Artists Competition. He has won numerous local, national and international awards and has performed in Rochester, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New Orleans, England and Italy.
In earning his B.M. from USC's Thornton School of Music, Benjamin Hopkins was named the Keyboard Department's Outstanding Graduate. Currently he is continuing his graduate studies at USC.
Will and Romance
November 3, 2013
Local Actors recite Shakespeare
Elizabeth Lauritsen, a versatile soprano, actress and educator
Allan Hunt, a director and actor who has enjoyed a lifetime of working in TV, movies and the stage
Linda Livingston, an actress, director and educator
David Himes, an actor on stage, movies and television
February 9, 2014
Alison Edwards, Piano Soloist
Suzanna Guzman, Mezzo Soprano
Linda Leyrer, Soprano
The Final Frontier
May 4, 2014
Kevin Mills, Cello
First place winner in Strings at the Young Artist Competition for 2014, Kevin is a cello student at California State College at Fullerton. His cello teacher, Bongshin Ko, is a former YAC winner with the RHS.