Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘orchestra’

Pasadena Kids Go Glee

Pasadena Kids Go Glee
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If you thought that cello player behind Gwyneth Paltrow in the April 19th episode of¬†Glee looked familiar, maybe she really was your neighbor. Twenty-four of the most talented musicians from Pasadena Youth Symphony (ages 12 to 14) were hired to back up Paltrow’s performance of Adele’s hit song “Turning Tables.” You can watch the performance […]

Sonia Marie De Leon de Vega: The People’s Conductor

Sonia Marie De Leon de Vega: The People’s Conductor

I met Sonia Marie De Leon de Vega a couple of years ago and was immediately struck by her intelligence, passion and intensity. Statuesque, with tumbling black hair and a commanding, smiling presence, simultaneously sensual and intellectual, she could be a character from an Isabel Allende novel: ¬†dashing, generous, grounded and forceful. Sonia surprised me […]


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