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ALVIN MILLS,   Founding Conductor

All concerts:   3 p.m.    f&  Paul Revere Middle School Auditorium  f&  1450 Allenford Ave, Brentwood, CA
No Admission Charge

Board of Directors

Bob Engelman

Howard Engelman
Founding President In Memorium
Erin Prouty
Chairwoman of the Board
Grusha Paterson-Mills
Executive Secretary
General Manager

George Beck

Robert C. Bruce
Selma Daye
Sydney Daye
Leona Kline
Staphanie Klopfleisch
Roy Lewis, Ph.D.
Louis Ravitz, M.D.
Jamiela Self
Helen Sinderman
William R. Stephenson
Natalie Stone
Christine Taylor
Mimi C. Yu, Ph.D.

Ki Saing Bai
Judith Karen Baker
Annelise B. Bunzel
Mary Levin Cutler
Phillis Diller
*Hon. Edmund Edelman
Morton A. Heller
W. Edgar Jessup, Jr.
Deborah Kreingel
Mitchell Lurie
Irene M. Oppenheim
Paul Oppenheim
Dori Pye
*Hon. Bill Rosendahl
Esther Smith
Edi Steel
Bob Steele
Jeorge A. Taylor
*Hon. Zev Yaroslavsky

Alvin M. Mills
permanent Conductor and Music Director

*Honorary Members
NOTE The Brentwood-Westwood Symphony Orchestra Association and our esteemed Maestro Alvin Mills invite you to 55th anniversary. This Gala Season will feature internationally acclaimed artists, noted guest conductors, talented young "Wunder Kinder" musicians and many other surprises.

-- Sunday, October 14, 2007 at 3:00 pm -- Leslie Lashinsky, Bassoonist who toured the world with Zubin Mehta, Leonard Bernstein and Esa-Pekka-Salonen, will perform the 'Andante and Hungarian Rondo,'   Op. 35, by Carl Maria von Weber; and Jon Titmus, Principal Horn with the Brentwood-Westwood Symphony, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Los Angeles Opera and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra among others
will play the 'Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat Major' by Mozart.   Maestro Alvin Mills will conduct 'Sheherazade' by Rimsky-Korsakov. This program is dedicated to Stanley Lefcourt whose devotion and dedication to our community will always be remembered.

--Sunday, December 2, 2007, at 3:00 p.m.-- On the program will be sixteen year old violinist, Doori Na, student of Robert Lipsett of the Colburn school and the world renown Itzhak Perlman, will perform  Violin Concerto in E minor by Conus; and a World Premiere of the  Celebration of World Peace (A Miracle) by Debussy-Mills. Soprano Melissa Simpson will perform several Arias and then lead the audience in a Holiday Music Sing-a-Long. This afternoon is dedicated to the memory of our founding President, Howard Engelman.

--Sunday, March 16, 2008, 3:00 p.m., Richard Kaufman, Principal Pops Conductor with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Orange County s Pacific Symphony, will share the podium with Maestro Alvin Mills. Richard Kaufman also conducts the Chicago Symphony Concert Series, the Florida Orchestra and many others throughout the United States. Maestro Kaufman will conduct music by Leroy Anderson, honoring the One Hundredth Anniversary of his birth. Nelson Kole, a musician of great diversity as pianist, composer, songwriter/singer, arranger, will share the program with Maestro Kaufman, Mr. Kole will play the  Leroy Anderson Piano Concerto. Also on the program is fourteen year old pianist, Rachel Hyojae Chung, who began playing at age four and by eight, performed the Haydn Concerto in D Major at Zipper Hall. She is currently studying with noted pedagogue Mme. Mihaung Keel. Rachel has won numerous prizes from competitions: Los Angeles Korea Times Piano Competition; Puigcerda International Piano Competition in Spain, among others, and she was one of the winners of the Brentwood-Westwood Artists of Tomorrow competition. Rachel H. Chung will perform the Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 by Grieg.

--Sunday, May 18th, 2008, at 3:00 p.m. Artists of Tomorrow Concert. We will award the Howard Engelman $1,000.00 Music Scholarship Prize.

Dear Music Lover,

Our 55th Aniversary Season promises to be truly exceptional. We have prepared four concerts, each offering different levels of musical experience. We are presenting world class soloists and top musicians, many of them from the Los Angeles Philharmonic and other first class orchestras. Our concerts are FREE, but we have to pay $10,000 to produce each concert. Money from grants and foundations is slim these days because of our faltering economy and current wars gobbling up funds. Please help us continue these wonderful Sunday afternoon concerts. Your contributions are greatly appreciated. Please be generous. Music is the universal language that enriches all our lives. Let s continue to share this treasure with each other.


Bob Engelman
Sunday, October 14th, 2007, 3 p.m.

ALVIN MILLS, Music Director / Conductor
JON TITMUS, French Horn
JEFFREY HALL, Special Guest
Founding Conductor
Rimsky-Korsakov Sheherazade  
Mozart Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat Major K. 495
von Weber Andante and Hungarian Rondo
Sunday, December 2, 2007, 3 p.m.

ALVIN MILLS, Conductor
DOORI NA, Violinist
Leslie Lashinsky
Oct 14, 2007
Jon Titmus
French Horn
Oct 14, 2007
Beethoven Egmont Overture, Op. 84
Conus Violin Concerto in E minor
Debussy-Mills Celebration of World Peace (A Miracle)
world premiere
Christmas, Hanukkah and Holiday music Audience Sing-A-Long
Sunday, March 16th, 2008, 3 p.m.

Alvin Mills, Conductor
RICHARD KAUFMAN, Guest Conductor
Richard Kaufman
March 16, 2008
Doori Na
Dec 2, 2007
Mozart Overture to the Marriage of Figaro K. 492                    
Grieg Piano Concerto in A-minor Op. 16
A Special Tribute to Leroy Anderson (1908-2008)
Anderson Piano Concerto
Sunday, May 18th, 2008, 3 p.m.

Award of the Howard Engelman $1,000 music scholarship
Soloists to be selected in February 2008
Rachel Chung
Mar 16, 2008
Nelson Kole
Mar 16, 2008
{Programs Subject to Change}
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