By Christina Honchell
Jazz is God’s chosen music,
because God is the greatest of all improvisers.
Consider the Genesis creation story:
God had an idea, a theme, a place to start and maybe a place to end,
but the “getting there” is improvised.
Please join Women’s Community as we honor Zanaida Robles and Elizabeth Tatum: Sunday, June 14, 12:30 p.m. in Sweetland Hall. Everyone Welcome!
“Where else can you hear an awesome evening of lullabies, spirituals, Monty Python, Pharrell Williams (with choreography!), treble music with cello, a great band, the Doobie Brothers (I’m serious), gospel, gorgeous standard children’s choir literature, great quotes by amazing people all in one night? You don’t want to miss this!” — Jenny Tisi
Coventry Choir with soloist Zanaida Robles offers a thrilling new Magnificat and Nunc dimittis by Nico Muhly, a brilliant young American composer whose innovative works are gaining wide critical acclaim. The choir will also sing the very mystical Kyrie from Missa Brevis by the distinguished Norwegian composer, Knut Nysted, who died this past year at the age of 99.
Youth Chamber Choir on Sunday, November 16, 2014.
“Thanksgiving,” music by Paul Carey, words by Ivy O. Eastwick.
Mastersingers, Troubadours & Trouveres on Sunday, November 9, 2014.
The Trouverés Youth Choir at All Saints Church, Pasadena, on Sunday, October 5, 2014. (Arrangement by Greg Gilpin.)
Coventry Choir at All Saints Church on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Tenor Soloist: Ben Cortez. (Arranged by Hall Johnson.)
Sultry vocalist Calabria Foti and trombone virtuoso Bob McChesney offer music gleaning their material from the best of the Great American Songbook and the world of jazz. We gather in the intimacy of the Chancel for an extraordinary experience of jazz in-the-round.
Having been in choir for about 12 years, you could say I’m a lifer. I started in mini-singers, and now continue to sing in the high school Trouveres. Over this time I’ve come to realize the meaningful opportunity that the choir program has given me: the opportunity to break down barriers and touch people emotionally in a unique way.
The Los Angeles Bach Festival is very proud to announce the appointment of their new Artistic Director, James Walker, who remains at his post as Director of Music at All Saints Episcopal Church, in Pasadena, and the selection of All Saints Episcopal Church as the new home of the Festival.
Carol Welsman is an internationally acclaimed singer and pianist who has captivated audiences worldwide with her expressive vocal stylings and dynamic stage presence.
Fluent in English, French and Italian, Carol blends languages and rhythms with a versatile repertoire including swing, Latin, R&B, pop and jazz.