The Culver City Symphony Orchestra continues its
47th Season with a concert, Spring Break, Music for String Orchestra, on Saturday, April 3, 8 p.m. at Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City; at the corner of Culver Boulevard and Overland Avenue. Free parking is available.
This concert is under the direction of Guest Conductor Sylvia Mann.Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann, internationally recognized violist,composer and conductor, appears regularly with many orchestras and chamber ensembles in the Southern California area. She is the Music Director and Conductor of the West Covina Symphony Orchestra, Director of Music at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Studio City, and Assistant Conductor of the Bellflower Symphony Orchestra. She is also a busy film composer and producer, and serves on the faculty of California State University, Dominguez Hills. Dr. Mann studied at Chapman University, the University of Southern California and London University. She has worked with numerous prominent composers and conductors throughout the United States and
Hovhaness: Psalm, Op. 40 (1940)
Holst: Saint Paul’s Suite (1912/1922)
Adrienne Albert: Boundaries (1990s)
J. S. Bach: Air, From Orchestra Suite, No. 3 (1729-31)
Warlock: Capirol Suite (1926)
Mozart: Divertimento, K. 136 (1772)
Sibelius: Canzonetta (1903/1911)
Grieg: Holberg Suite (1884)
There is no admission charge to attend this concert, and donations and
membership to the Westchester Symphony Society, Inc. are welcome.
Members of the Westchester Symphony Society are entitled to a
pre-concert talk given by Sylvia Mann and to reserved concert seating.
Membership is available at the concert. The Westchester Symphony
Society, Inc., presents The Culver City Symphony Orchestra, and
produces the Parness Young Artists Fund Concerto Competition.
The Culver City Symphony Orchestra is now in its tenth year performing
in Culver City, and begins its 47th season (formerly as The Culver City
– Marina – Westchester Symphony). It has performed in many regional
venues in the communities of Westchester, Venice, Los Angeles, San
Gabriel, and now Culver City. Frank Fetta is the Music Director.
In addition to presenting the standard orchestra repertoire and concert
dramatizations of operas, the orchestra has presented unique concerts
devoted to Black American, Hispanic, and Women composers. It is the
parent orchestra of the Marina del Rey Summer Symphony which performs
at Burton Chace Park.
The Westchester Symphony Society, Inc.
P. O. Box 4846
Culver City, CA 90231