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  • Program Notes: May 20, 2018
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    The concert and lecture will begin at 3PM. Please note the pre-concert lecture will be part of the concert...
  • Featured Artist for May Concert: David Hadi
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    This Sunday, May 20, the La Mirada Theatre proudly presents the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts...
  • Featured Artist for May Concert: Johnathan Po
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    This Sunday, May 20, the La Mirada Theatre proudly presents the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts...
  • Focus on the Future: The Los Angeles County High...
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    This Sunday, May 20, the La Mirada Theatre will proudly present the Los Angeles County High School for the...
  • Featured Artist for May Concert: Khoi Dinh
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    This Sunday, May 20, the La Mirada Theatre proudly presents the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts...
  • Gustav Holst: English Composer, Arranger and Teacher
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    Gustav Holst – St. Paul Suite September 1874 – May 1934 Holst, an English composer, arranger and teacher, is best...
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery
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    Ralph Vaughn Williams – Variations on "Dives and Lazarus" October 1872 – August 1958 His works include operas, ballets, chamber...
  • Edvard Grieg: Norwegian Composer and Pianist
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    Edvard Grieg – Holberg Suite June 1843 – September 1907 Grieg, a Norwegian composer and pianist, is widely considered one...
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Child Prodigy and Freemason
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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Divertimento in F, K138 January 1756 – December 1791 While Wolfgang was young, his family made...
  • Youth Program Celebrates Student Musicians
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    The La Mirada Symphony's Youth Program is designed to give opportunities to not only hear the sounds of all...
  • February 25th Program Notes
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    La Mirada Symphony Alan Mautner, Music Director & Conductor Sunday, February 25, 2018, 3:00 p.m. “ROMANTIC RICHES” Sorah Myung, Violin - Greg Adamson,...
  • Become Part of the Experience: Support by Volunteering
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    In 1961, creating a symphony for the community was the dream of Blanche Nissim, a La Mirada resident and...
  • The La Mirada Symphony Will Host Student Musicians February...
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    Conductor Alan Mautner and selected students from the Norwalk-La Mirada School District Honor Band/Orchestra will perform with the La...
  • Cellist and Conductor Greg Adamson Will Be Featured at...
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    Like most musicians, Greg Adamson wears many hats; cellist, composer, conductor, and educator. He has performed worldwide, in such...
  • Antonin Dvořák: Symphonic Composer
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    Antonin Dvořák Symphony #6: September 1841 – 1 May 1904 Largely pastoral in nature and published in 1880, this symphony...
  • Johannes Brahms: Uncompromising Perfectionist
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    Johannes Brahms Concerto for Violin and Cello: May 1833 – April 1897 Brahms was a German composer and pianist of...
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Composer and Artist
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    Felix Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave): February 1809 – 4 November 1847 Mendelssohn was born in Hamburg, Germany and was...
  • The February Concert Will Feature Concertmaster Sorah Myung, Violinist/Violist
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    Sorah Myung has a busy musical career as a freelancer, chamber musician, and an orchestra player in Southern California....
  • Shop on AmazonSmile and support the La Mirada Symphony...
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    Cyber Monday is one of the busiest shopping days of the year. This is a great opportunity to increase...
  • The Symphony Will Feature Francisco J. Castillo on November...
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    Oboe, Composer, Conducto, Orchestrator and Teacher Francisco J. Castillo earned his MM in oboe performance from the University of...
  • Focus on the Music Makers: Ludwig van Beethoven
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    The Symphony's November 19, 2017 concert Old and New will feature the works of three composers, two staples in...
  • Focus on the Music Makers: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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    The Symphony's November 19, 2017 concert Old and New will feature the works of three composers, two staples in...
  • Emmy and Annie Nominated Composer Charles Fernandez Will Be...
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    Charles Fernandez, an Emmy and Annie nominated composer, will be the guest composer at the La Mirada Symphony's...
  • Give your business more visibility. Advertising in our...
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    We're currently getting ready for our 2017/2018 season and we want you to be a part of it! Your...
  • Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the La Mirada Theatre...
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    Celebrate the 40th Anniversary with us! 12pm – 2pm & 3pm – 4pm See rotating performances by: PHANTOM PROJECTS THEATRE GROUP...
  • We're Now on Tumblr!
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    The internet just became a little bit more fun! We now have another platform for our followers and music...
  • Buy One, Get One This Saturday Night!
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    Classic Albums Live performs The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 50th Anniversary with the La Mirada Symphony Sept....
  • The Friends of the La Mirada Theatre are hosting...
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    On Monday, August 28, the Friends of the La Mirada Theatre are hosting a fundraising scavenger hunt at the...
  • 50th Anniversary of The Beatles with Classic Albums Live...
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    Note for note, cut for cut! This year marks the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts...
  • AmazonSmile Will Donate .5% to the La Mirada Symphony...
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    If you're not already using AmazonSmile when you shop, you should start right now. Did you know that when you...
  • Downey Patriot Visits La Mirada Symphony as Norwalk-La Mirada...
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    La Mirada Symphony Orchestra’s free concerts are donation-supported. DONATE Back in April 2016, the Downey Patriot, an online publication, visited...
  • Join Alan Mautner For A Lively Discussion On May...
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    La Mirada Symphony Orchestra’s free concerts are donation-supported. DONATE On Sunday, May 21, be sure to join us before the...
  • Maurice Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
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    La Mirada Symphony Orchestra's free concerts are donation-supported. DONATE The La Mirada Symphony will be performing Le tombeau de Couperin,...
  • Twitter, Animaniacs and the La Mirada Symphony
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    La Mirada Symphony Orchestra's free concerts are donation-supported. DONATE We enjoy watching our fans and professional organizations discuss our concerts...
  • Composing the Music for Animaniacs: The Talent Behind the...
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    As the Animaniacs get ready for tonight's shows, you may wonder who wrote the music that helped make the...
  • Tickets Still Available for Animaniacs Live!
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    Is tax season making you feel a little down? If you're looking for some escapism, come on down to...
  • The Animaniacs Want You!
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    So what are you waiting for? Yakko wants you to get a ticket to Animaniacs Live! for an afternoon...
  • Second Show Added for Animaniacs Live!
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    The 7pm show of Animaniacs Live! is now sold out. However, due to popular demand a second show has...
  • Composer Randy Rogel Will Be On Stage at Animaniacs...
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    Animaniacs LIVE! will be joining the La Mirada Symphony on April 15 with the voice cast of the iconic...
  • Tickets To The February 19 Concert Are Almost Gone....
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    Due to popular demand, there are only a few seats left for our February 19th concert, which will feature...
  • La Mirada Symphony Love Springs Eternal Concert - The...
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    Thi Nguyen and the La Mirada Symphony came together in 2015 to perform the masterpiece The Butterfly Lovers, the...
  • Animaniacs Live!: Tress MacNeille Will Share Her Talents with...
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    Animaniacs LIVE! will be joining the La Mirada Symphony on April 15 with the voice cast of the iconic...
  • Animaniacs Live!: Jess Harnell Will Light Up the Stage...
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    Animaniacs LIVE! will be joining the La Mirada Symphony with the voice cast of the iconic animated series Animaniacs,...
  • Animaniacs Live!: Rob Paulsen Will Perform with the La...
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    Animaniacs LIVE! will be joining  the La Mirada Symphony with the voice cast of the iconic animated series Animaniacs...
  • Phillip Pacier Will be Featured at February 19 Concert...
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    Phillip Pacier is an acclaimed trumpeter. He is also a widely recognized conductor, arranger and educator of music. He...
  • Golden Clef Event Photos Are Now Available on Facebook
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    Event photos from the Golden Clef Awards are now available at our Facebook page! Be sure to visit our...
  • Donate To The La Mirada Symphony Orchestra
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    The La Mirada Symphony Orchestra strives to maintain its policy of offering FREE quality concerts to the residents of...
  • November 20, 2016: British Masters
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    FREE Concert Sunday, November 20, 2016 3:00 pm William Walton - Crown Imperial March Edward Elgar - Cello Concerto,...
  • February 19, 2017: The Winter Concert
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    Phillip Pacier, Trumpet FREE Concert Sunday, February 19, 2017 3:00 pm This show is sold out Tickets are required for all free concerts,...
  • May 21, 2017: Spring Concert
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    Music for a Sunday Afternoon FREE Concert Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 3:00 p.m. La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts 14900...
  • April 15, 2017: Warner Bros. Present ANIMANIACS LIVE!
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    April 15, 2017: Warner Bros. Present ANIMANIACS LIVE! Featuring the La Mirada Symphony Orchestra It’s time for Animaniacs LIVE! Join the...
  • Golden Clef Awards
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    The date and more information on the event will be forthcoming. Be sure to check back here! La Mirada Theatre...
  • Our Conductor: Alan Mautner
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  • Meet The La Mirada Symphony Orchestra
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    Alan Mautner Music Director and Conductor 2016 – 2017 Season Violin I Sorah Myung, Concertmaster Joseph Kaye Dolores Loera Agnieszka Borzuchowski Lucy Lu Margaret Westover Anthony Sheldon...
  • Become Part of the Experience. Support the La Mirada...
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    Do you have a desire to participate in supporting the symphony? There are many opportunities where volunteers provide support to...
  • Shirley Jones in La Mirada August 20th
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    Singer-actress Shirley Jones, composer Paul Williams and Roy Disney will all be honored by the La Mirada Symphony Association...
  • La Mirada Symphony Board of Directors
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    Joseph Yakovetic, President 2015-2016 Season, may be three years new to the La Mirada Symphony, but his involvement with...
  • Broadway Performers Light Up Stage for Gala
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        The Golden Clef Awards on August 20th features top quality performers promising a fun show of singing and...
  • First Annual Golden Clef Awards Will Honor Individuals and...
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2016 La Mirada, CA – On August 20 The La Mirada Symphony Association will be...
  • Stage Veteran Carly Bracco Added to Golden Clef Awards
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2016 La Mirada, CA - Lori Eve Marinacci, who was scheduled to appear at the...
  • La Mirada Symphony at the Crossroads
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      by Dana Taylor Arts organizations are known for having a lot of heart and a little cash. The La...
  • 1st Annual Golden Clef Awards and Gala Supports Symphony
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        The La Mirada Symphony announces the first annual Golden Clef Awards Gala and Fundraiser to be held August 20,...
  • Fifth Graders Enjoy Youth Concerts
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    by Pat Ruiz Over two thousand 5th graders from the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District attended a free concert performed...
  • New Composers Premier at POPS Concert
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    The La Mirada Symphony is proud to be premiering two new compositions by rising composers of our day. The...
  • American Masters featured in April 23 POPS Concert
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    Our upcoming American Masters POP concert features revered works from George Gershwin, Morton Gould, and Leroy Anderson. The La...
  • A Vision for the Future with LMS President, Joseph...
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    La Mirada Symphony Association President, Joseph Yakovetic, sits down and answers some questions about his vision for the La...
  • Mezzo-Soprano Suzanna Guzmán Brings Opera to La Mirada
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    Rehearsals are underway for the first concert of 2016 featuring mezzo-soprano, Suzanna Guzmán, offering favorite arias from La Traviata,...
  • It's Showtime!
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    Hello! The La Mirada Symphony is having a concert titled "Fairy Tales" this coming Sunday, November 22nd! The event will...
  • Extra! Extra!
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    Hello All! There is a learning opportunity knocking at your door! Our conductor Alan Mautner and fellow musician Lindsey...
  • GOT PIZZA?
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    The La Mirada Symphony has been serving and educating the local community in classical music for over 50 years...
  • Fairy Tales Featured in Fall Concert
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    Theatre stage on Sunday, November 22 at 3pm. Bring the family to the La Mirada Symphony, under the direction...
  • Elegance Opens 2015-2016 Season
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    Sorah Myung An audience of over 800 people filled the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts for the opening concert...
  • "The Early Masters" Opens New Season
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    The La Mirada Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Alan Mautner, opens its 2015-2016 season Sunday, September 13 at...
  • 2015 - 2016 Season Announced
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    La Mirada Symphony Alan Mautner, Conductor With a Wave of the Baton Sunday ~ September 13, 2015 – “The Early Masters” Antonio...
  • LOVE SPRINGS ETERNAL Concert May 17 Features Master Violinist
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    Thi Nguyen Thi Nguyen is the leading Vietnamese violinist of his generation. He was introduced to the violin by his...
  • We're Going Over the Rainbow Feb. 22
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    by Dana Taylor, Publicity Chairman A couple of years ago when I was serving as President of the La Mirada...
  • Movie Classics POPS Concert Feb. 22
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    Join us Sunday, February 22 at 3pm at the La Mirada Theatre for our Movie Classics POPS Concert. Celebrate the...
  • La Mirada Festival of the Trees and Toy Drive
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    La Mirada Holiday Toy and Food Drive--Formal Tree Lighting Ceremony In need of a ready decorated Christmas Tree? Join us...
  • Nutcracker Suite Highlighted Nov. 23
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    Begin your holiday season with the beautiful strains of Tchaikovsky's  Nutcracker Suite  at our November 23 concert at the...
  • Russian Composers Featured November 23
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    Balakirev: Overture on 3 Russian Themes Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije Suite Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite Enjoy the drama and excitement of three Russian composers...
  • "Masters of Inspiration" Opens New Season
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                          Composers Bernstein, Mozart, and Beethoven kick off the 2014-2015 season, under the direction of Alan Mautner, with...
  • Alan Mautner Named Music Director and Conductor
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    The La Mirada Symphony Association is pleased to announce long-time orchestra member, Alan Mautner, will step up to the...
  • New Association President for 2014-2015 Announced
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    The La Mirada Symphony Association is happy to announce the election of a new board of officers for the...
  • High Tea Kicks off Season September 27th
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    The La Mirada Symphony is on summer hiatus. During that time, the next season is planned and new leadership...
  • "Bambi" artist Tyrus Wong Featured in Auction
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    Many of the artists involved in the upcoming Art Exhibition and Auction Sunday, May 18th, after our Art and...
  • Art & Music Concert and Reception May 18
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    Mark your calendar for May 18, 2014, at 3 pm to attend the Art and Music Concert featuring the...
  • February Concert Highlights
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    Here are some highlights from the recent February 2014 concerts by the La Mirada Symphony. On February 18, over...
  • POPS Concert: Salute to America!
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    Come early to get a seat to enjoy our Salute to America POPS Concert at 3pm Sunday, February 23...
  • Actress Morgan Brittany to appear February 23
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    The La Mirada Symphony is pleased to announce the narrator for the LINCOLN PORTRAIT by Aaron Copland will be...
  • The 4 B's featured January 19
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    Brahms The 4 B’s--Bernstein, Berlioz, Beethoven, and Brahms are the composers featured in the upcoming concert by the La...
  • Beethoven's Birthday
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    December 17th marks Ludwig van Beethoven's 243th birthday. The German composer began his musical career as a child prodigy....
  • December 5th Holiday Mixer
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    Food! Prizes! Fun! Get in holiday spirit at the La Mirada Chamber of Commerce Holiday Mixer this Thursday evening! Where: Imperial...
  • LM Symphony Week at Dale Tiffany Nov 13-17
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    Do your holiday shopping in elegance at the Dale Tiffany Outlet Center, 14765 Firestone Blvd. (at the corner of...
  • "Something Old, Something New..." Oct. 20th Concert, 3pm
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    Frelly conductingAttend the La Mirada Symphony 2013-2014 season opening concert at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts....
  • Gershwin Makes Her Smile
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    The La Mirada Symphony 2013-2014 season opens on October 20th with our first Sunday matinee at 3pm at the...
  • Looking for a Few Good "Goodies"
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    A message from the La Mirada Symphony Guild President, Rose Bourassa Are you a hostess with the mostess? Do you have...
  • Olive Fest Success
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    A message from Dana Taylor, President La Mirada Symphony Association The weather was perfect for the 4th Annual Olive Fest...
  • Order Program Ads Now
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    Program Ads Include placement in all four programs, blogsite sponsor page, twitter & facebook mentions Business Card …$99.00 2" x...
  • Symphony appears before La Mirada City Council
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    On Tuesday September 10, 2013, LMS Association President, Dana Taylor, appeared before the La Mirada City Council for the...
  • LMS Welcomes New Board Members
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    The La Mirada Symphony Board voted in three new members at the August 26, 2013 meeting. They bring diverse...
  • Fall Fundraiser Begins!
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    Mark your calendars for September 21 to be at the La Mirada Regional Park for the 4th Annual Olive...
  • 2013-2014 LMS Repertoire Announced
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    Sunday, October 20, 2013, 3 pm — Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue Short Ride in a Fast...
  • LMS moving to Sunday Matinees
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    Plans are in the works for the 2013-2014 La Mirada Symphony. The biggest change will be moving to Sunday...
  • Golden Anniversary Season Ends on High Note
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    The 2012-2013 La Mirada Symphony season finished on top with two April 6th POPS Concerts and a grand celebration. The...
  • Two POPS Concerts End Golden Anniversary Season
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    Dr. Robert Frelly Susan Egan The big day is almost here--two POPS concerts celebrating 5o years of beautiful music from the...
  • A Day at the Races--Just Ducky
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    Symphony Association, Dana Taylor, at the Duck Race Booth The life-sized yellow duck led the crowd of excited families in...
  • Chamber of Commerce supports LMS--any seat only $20!!!
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    Susan Egan In Concert with the La Mirada Symphony 50th Anniversary Benefit Fundraiser Saturday April 6, 2013, 8pm The La Mirada and Norwalk...
  • Golden Anniversary Fundraiser Gala--April 6th 8 pm
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    Tickets are on sale NOW for our final concert of the season, CELEBRATION OF SONG featuring SUSAN EGAN. The...
  • Celebration of the Masters--February 23
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    Continuing the La Mirada Symphony's Golden Anniversary season, we're presenting the lush sounds of some of the most revered...
  • Working on Wagner
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    by Dana Taylor The La Mirada Symphony  string section worked hard last evening, getting ready for the next concert on February...
  • A Grand Night for Dancing
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    by Dana Taylor Over 1,100 people packed the La Mirada Theatre last saturday evening to hear the "Celebration of Dance"...
  • Celebration of Dance--January 12th 8 pm
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    Join us for a Celebration of Dance on January 12 at 8 pm at the La Mirada Theatre for...
  • Give the Gift of Music for Holidays
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    April 6, 2013 — POPS Gala Fundraiser at 8:00 p.m. Featuring Broadway star, Susan Egan Looking for a great Christmas present for...
  • La Mirada Symphony October Highlights
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    October was a Big Month for the La Mirada Symphony. The Golden Island Gala on the 13th was a...
  • La Mirada Symphony Celebrates Nature
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    Dr. Robert Frelly conducts an exciting mix of popular themes to begin the GOLDEN CELEBRATION of 50 Years of  concerts...
  • La Mirada Symphony News
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    LET'S PARTY! Get out that Hawaiian shirt and don't miss the fun! Sat. October 13 is coming up fast. The...
  • New President for the Golden Celebration
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    A word from new President, Dana Taylor-- One minute you're saying, "Sure, I'd love to help do some publicity for the...

Press

  • New Policy On Free Concert Ticketing Effective April 1,...
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    Download Press Release   La Mirada, CA (April 1, 2018) - To continue the La Mirada Symphony’s mission of providing free...
  • La Mirada Symphony Announces April 2018 Concert Theme “Timeless...
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    Download Press Release   La Mirada, CA (April 1, 2018) - The La Mirada Symphony has renamed their April 8, 2018...
  • Youth Program Will Engage Students from the Norwalk/La Mirada...
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    Download Press Release   La Mirada, CA (January 31, 2018) - Conductor Alan Mautner and selected students from the Norwalk-La Mirada...
  • Mendelssohn, Brahms and Dvorak Will Take Center Stage in...
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    Download Press Release   La Mirada, CA (January 30, 2018) - The La Mirada Symphony will travel back in time for...
  • Classic Albums Live performs The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely...
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    Download Press Release   La Mirada, CA (August 31, 2017) - Note for note, cut for cut! This year marks the...
  • New Leadership for the La Mirada Symphony Orchestra
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    Download Press Release   La Mirada, CA (August 18, 2017) - The La Mirada Symphony Board of Directors announces the appointment...
  • Mozart, Fernandez and Beethoven Will Kick off 2017-2018 Season...
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    Download Press Release   La Mirada, CA (August 2, 2017) - The La Mirada Symphony begins the 2017/2018 season with selected...
  • The La Mirada Symphony Announces Concert Dates and Programming...
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    Download Press Release   La Mirada, CA (July 30, 2017) - Under the direction of conductor Alan Mautner, the La Mirada...
  • It's A Wrap!
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    La Mirada, CA (May 30, 2017) - As the 2015/2016 season comes to a close, we want to thank...