Chapman University freshman and Temianka Violin Scholar Sandra Bouissou was selected as one of only three people from Orange County, and the only college student, to perform in a special masterclass with world-renowned violinist, Pinchas Zukerman on March 18 in Samueli Hall at Segerstrom Center for the Arts . Hailed for his artistry as both an
Wednesday, February 10, 2016, Chapman University’s Interplay 2016 Festival presents Under the Concord Sky , an original drama that brings to life Charles Ives, the irascible and completely original American composer whose groundbreaking works forever changed the musical landscape. Memories and musings of the iconoclastic Ives are performed by actor David Prather, while Chapman’s own
Chapman University Associate Professor of Music and Director of String Studies, Robert L. Becker is spotlighted in the September 2014 issue of Orange Coast Magazine (“3 Questions,” page 48). The interview explores Becker’s history with Pacific Symphony, the changes he’s seen since his arrival there as principal violist in 1982, and his assessment of the Symphony’s
Bella Staav (’13) has been hired to act as the 2013 Summer Coordinator for Orange County’s Pacific Symphony. She has served in several different roles in the organization over the past several years, from Education Intern and Musical Playground Coordinator to Operations Intern most recently. Congratulations Bella!
On January 12, Pacific Symphony will present an abridged version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute for their Family Series in which all of the roles will be performed by Chapman students and alumni, directed by Chapman’s director of operatic studies, Peter Atherton. This 45-minute performance is ripe with original narration and dialogue designed to introduce children to the
The College of Performing Arts is pleased to announce an exciting new collaboration between the Pacific Symphony and Opera Chapman. Prior to the Pacific Symphony concerts on February 23, 24 & 25 and March 1, 2 & 3, Opera Chapman soloists performed musical selections in the lobby of the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. The