Monday, December 20, 2010

Stefanie Diaz Performing "Ave Maria" with Ensemble Luz



We thank Eli Reyna from Buen Dia Production for the filming and editing of this beautiful video of Stefanie's performance with Ensemble Luz during the Gift Of Light Concert on December 17, 2010.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Merry Christmas - Feliz Navidad!



Dear Amigos!

We wish you and your loved ones 
A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Feliz Navidad y un Feliz Año Nuevo!

May All Your Wishes Come True!

Please enjoy the musical greeting from two of our Santa Ana Suzuki String Students under the direction of Cynthia Faisst.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

OCCTAC Students To Participate In OC Symphony's Holiday Concert "The Gift Of Light"!

We are very happy to report that our opera singing student STEFANIE DIAZ and our HARP ENSEMBLE have been chosen to perform alongside top level professional musicians from the Orange County Symphony during the Holiday concert "The Gift Of Light" on December 17th, at 7PM at the Heritage Forum in Anaheim.
Friends and supporters have a chance to meet and mingle at the pre-concert event at Muzeo.
Dr. Ana Jimenez-Hami: "We are very grateful for this opportunity for our students to showcase their talent, skills and artistry. It is a wonderful chance for the Orange County community to see the results of their hard work and their family's dedication in a beautiful setting. It is also an inspiration for our students to have this amazing experience. It will always be a motivating special memory!"
Tickets cost $35.00 for general admission and $25.00 for students and seniors age 62 and up. They are available online at EVENTBRITE and OC SYMPHONY or by calling (714) 778 0314.

Here a message from our friends at the Orange County Symphony:

In keeping with the spirit of Celebration, Giving, Sharing and Community, professional musicians from the Orange County Symphony partner with a group of selected young artists from two non-profit organizations in the annual Holiday Concert in Anaheim.
The program consists of
·      A children’s candlelight procession from Orange County Children’s Therapeutic Arts Center (OCCTAC).
·      A presentation of regional Mexican folkloric dance by the Project S.A.Y. (Support Anaheim’s Youth) Cultural Dance Program under the direction of Mario Morales.
·      Performance by chamber group Ensemble Luz under the direction of OCS composer-in-residence Joseph Cristina showcasing Christmas music from Mexico and the Americas, featuring folkloric and classical vocalist Ana Gonzalez and musical soloists from OCCTAC including Stefanie Diaz and more (TBA).
·      Performance of Willem de Fesch’s Concerto in D for flute and orchestra by the Orange County Symphony, featuring flute soloist Alice Park.
·      Culminating with the main event:
The Orange County Symphony and Mountainside Master Chorale, under the baton of Maestro David Rentz, performing selections from Handel’s Messiah.