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JOHN MARIO, Orchestra Conductor for the Jackie Evancho Tours, Steps Up to the Podium as the New Music Director & Conductor of IVS!!

Inland Valley Symphony is proud to announce some BIG NEWS! Maestro JOHN MARIO, the Principal Orchestra Conductor for Jackie Evancho’s concert tours, will step up to the podium in September to begin his new post as Music Director and Conductor of the Inland Valley Symphony in Temecula! New York will soon meet the West Coast as this dynamo Maestro joins forces with the growing IVS and brings with him a level of talent and musicianship that will no doubt shake Southern California.

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2014-2015 SEASON TICKETS will go on sale soon!
The Inland Valley Symphony's 2014-2015 Concert Season will consist of six concerts in celebration of its 20th Anniversary. Tickets will go on sale August 1st for this spectacular platinum year as IVS continues to bring quality classical music and symphonic pops to Southwest Riverside County.

This season the symphony plans to feature exceptional Guest Artists and varied programming that will appeal to all ages. Be sure to sign-up on the symphony's mailing list below or call 760-318-0460 for more information.

The symphony will open the season on October 11th with "Comedy at the Symphony" featuring piano humorist Wayland Pickard. IVS will join Wayland in a humorously serious presentation of music performed in the style of Victor Borge, with special tributes to famous "Piano Men" such as Billy Joel, Elton John and Liberace!

November 11th the Symphony will present a free concert for the City of Temecula in honor of Veteran's Day.

December 13th, we will feature "A Soulful Christmas," a program full of heart-warming holiday music of all styles, including a guest performance by one of Gospel's finest vocal groups, The Sylvia Cotton Singers, performing their tribute to the Christmas season in the style of the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir! Be prepared to clap your hands at this fun-filled, memorable concert.

January 10th's program "The Colors of Music" will feature special performances by some of Inland Valley Symphony's finest musicians: Kate Prestia-Schaub (flute), Yiyi Ku (piano), Rick Olsen (oboe), Douglas Bast (bass), Alana Joos (marimba/vibes), with a list of more names forthcoming.

Russian pianist Yana Reznik (http://www.yanareznik.com) is the featured soloist on Feb. 28th with a very spectacular performance of "Variations on a Nursery Tune" by composer Dohnányi, sponsored by IVS patron Al Ball, with a full program of classical music.

April 18th features the two winners of the 2015 Young Artist Competition with a menu of classical favorites for children of all ages.

And, on May 30th is the season's amazing closing concert featuring tribute artists Sharon Owens as Barbra Streisand and Sebastian Anzaldo as Frank Sinatra. IVS
"gets into the swing of things" with a program titled "BARBRA & FRANK" - "the Concert That Never Was!"

What an AMAZING SEASON line-up!! Tickets will go on sale August 1st. Don't miss out on this fabulous concert season.

CONCERT DATES & VENUES for 2014-2015

OCTOBER 11, 2014 (Sat.) 2:00 pm - "COMEDY AT THE SYMPHONY" - Temecula Valley High School
DECEMBER 13, 2014 (Sat.) 2:00 & 7:00 pm - "A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS" - Murrieta Mesa High School
JANUARY 10, 2015 (Sat.) 2:00 pm - "THE COLORS OF MUSIC" - Grace Presbyterian Church, Temecula
FEBRUARY 28, 2015 (Sat.) 2:00 pm - "ROMANCING THE PIANO" - Temecula Valley High School
APRIL 18, 2015 (Sat.) 2:00 pm - "YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERT" - Murrieta Mesa High School
MAY 30, 2015 (Sat.) 2:00 pm - "BARBRA & FRANK" - "THE CONCERT THAT NEVER WAS" - Temecula Valley High School

FREE CONCERTS:
NOVEMBER 11, 2014 (Tues.) time and venue to be announced
Veteran's Day Concert - "A PATRIOTIC CELEBRATION"
Sponsored by the City of Temecula

ZUN-HIN WOO named Assistant Conductor for the 2014-2015 Season


Inland Valley Symphony has appointed Zun-Hin Woo as our Assistant Conductor for the 2014-2015 concert season.

Hin will also serve as the Associate Concertmaster and String Section Coordinator which will include string coaching during rehearsals as well as recruitment of new string players for our symphony.

As a professional violinist Hin has performed with several orchestras in China including the Hong Kong Virtuosi, Hong Kong Sinfonietta as well as numerous symphonies in Southern California and currently is a free-lance musician. Born and raised in Montana, Mr. Woo attended the University of Oklahoma in Norma and obtained his B.M. in Violin Performance and earned his M.M. degree in Orchestral Conducting at the University of Missouri in Columbia.

Hin is currently the Associate Conductor of the Symphony Irvine and has served as a conductor for the Sichuan Symphony in China as well as several symphonies in Hong Kong including the Open University, Concerto da Camera, King's College, Hong Kong Medical Association Orchestra, La Salle College and Wah Yan College.

Having recently moved back to the U.S., Mr. Woo is currently securing teaching, performing and conducting positions in the Southern California area.

"A PATRIOTIC CELEBRATION" - November 11th (Tues) 6:30 pm - FREE Veteran's Day Concert
Sponsored by the City of Temecula, at Temecula Amphitheater. Bring your own chairs, blankets and snacks. Inland Valley Symphony pays tribute to Veterans featuring guest artists and a program full of heart-warming music from America's past with patriotic favorites. A FREE CONCERT for the whole family to enjoy!

MUSIC @ THE LIBRARY RECITAL SERIES - Admission is FREE
MUSIC @ the LIBRARY RECITAL SERIES, "The Colors of Music" is sponsored by Inland Valley Symphony and the Friends of the Temecula Libraries - Admission is FREE. Reservations are suggested. Call 760-318-0460 for complimentary tickets. Each recital features performances by members of the Inland Valley Symphony, small ensembles, guest groups or exceptional student musicians. Parents are encouraged to bring their children. Coloring book pages of musical instruments are available to encourage creative expression while listening to classical music.

VENUE: Grace Mellman Community Library, 41000 County Center Dr., Temecula, CA 92591

UPCOMING DATES: Saturdays, 2:00 pm
July 19th (Cancelled)
September 20th featuring Tyler Kim on piano
November 22nd

As details become available for each recital they will be posted here on the symphony's website.

VOLUNTEERS Wanted for "Friends of the IVS"

Your symphony has growing pains and we need more volunteers to help us fulfill our vision! Please join the "Friends of the IVS" group and offer a few hours of your time per month. You can help us as we build this cultural institution for the community.

Join the fun! Volunteers needed: ushers, greeters, parking assistance, hospitality, refreshments, distributing postcards and posters throughout the community. Please share your talents and receive great personal satisfaction.

Join Our Mailing List

The Inland Valley Symphony would like to invite you to join our mailing list. You will receive our Season Brochure plus announcements about our upcoming concerts. Please send us an e-mail with your contact information. In order to receive the brochure we will need your physical mailing address. Thank you, we appreciate your patronage.

 

Saturday, Sep 20

MUSIC @ THE LIBRARY RECITAL SERIES
Admission is Free - Features classical music performed by members of the Inland Valley Symphony, small ensembles, guest groups or exceptional student musicians. Kids are welcomed! This program showcases Temecula's amazing Tyler Kim on Piano, Kate-Prestia Schaub flute, Yiyi Ku, piano and more ....
At 2:00 PM

Saturday, Oct 11

"COMEDY AT THE SYMPHONY"
Featuring piano humorist Wayland Pickard @ Temecula Valley High School
From 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Monday, Oct 27

YOUTH SYMPHONY Fall Concert
at Grace Presbyterian Church, Temecula with social reception following the concert
From 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM

Tuesday, Nov 11

"PATRIOTIC CELEBRATION" - Veteran's Day
Inland Valley Symphony pays tribute to Veterans featuring guest artists and a program full of heart-warming music from America's past with patriotic favorites. FREE Family Concert.
At 6:30 PM

Saturday, Nov 22

MUSIC @ THE LIBRARY RECITAL SERIES
Admission is Free - Features classical music performed by members of the Inland Valley Symphony, small ensembles, guest groups or exceptional student musicians. Kids are welcomed! More details forthcoming.
At 2:00 PM

Saturday, Dec 13

"A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS" - Matinee Option
Featuring the gospel group The Sylvia Cotton Singers @ Murrieta Mesa High School
From 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

"A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS" - Evening Option
Featuring the gospel group The Sylvia Cotton Singers @ Murrieta Mesa High School
From 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Monday, Dec 15

YOUTH SYMPHONY Winter Concert
at Grace Presbyterian Church, Temecula with social reception following the concert
From 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM

Saturday, Jan 10, 2015

"THE COLORS OF MUSIC"
featuring some of the Symphony's finest musicians @ Grace Presbyterian Church, Temecula
From 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Saturday, Feb 21, 2015

2015 "YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION"
IVS hosts an annual concerto competition for instrumental musicians (18 and younger)

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015

"ROMANCING THE PIANO"
Featuring Pianist, Yana Reznik @ Temecula Valley High School
From 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015

"YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERT"
Spotlights the winners of the 2015 Young Artist Competition @ Murrieta Mesa High School
From 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Saturday, May 30, 2015

"BARBRA & FRANK"
"The Concert That Never Was" featuring Sharon Owens as Barbra Streisand and Sebasian Anzaldo as Frank Sinatra @ Temecula Valley High School
From 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 
 
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