Valley Symphony Orchestra (LAVC)


Valley Symphony Orchestra (LAVC)

The Valley Symphony Orchestra in Los Angeles, California is a symphonic orchestra that is associated with Los Angeles Valley College(LAVC). The founding and current musical director is Robert Chauls, a professor at LAVC, and its regular performance venue is the Mainstage Theatre at LAVC.

The orchestra was founded by Robert Chauls in 1992 to be a community orchestra of professionals and students.cite web|url=http://media.www.lavalleystar.com/media/storage/paper295/news/2005/04/06/ValleyLife/Concert.Review.Sounds.Of.Valleys.Symphony.Orchestra-927362.shtml
title=Sounds of Valley's Symphony Orchestra: Our own VSO is a community treasure and the finest sound around. |author=Kathy Arellano |date=2005-04-06| accessdate=2008-06-21 |work=Valley Star On-line|publisher=Los Angeles Valley College
]

Los Angeles Philharmonic cellist Stephen Custer and violinist
Lawrence Sonderling have been regular guest performers.

The concertmaster is Rochelle Abramson, a first violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.cite web|url=http://www.laphil.com/resources/performer_detail.cfm?id=71
title=Musician Details: Rochelle Abramson |author= |accessdate=2007-10-16|work=|publisher=Los Angeles Philharmonic
]

On October 13, 2007, guest pianist Neil Galanter played in the symphony's 2007-2008 first concert of the 2007-2008 season.cite web|url=http://www.zvents.com/los-angeles-ca/events/show/80503620-valley-symphony-orchestra-07-08-season-first-subscription-concert-neil-galanter-guest-pianist
title=Valley Symphony Orchestra 07-08 season First Subscription Concert, Neil Galanter, guest pianist |accessdate=2007-10-16|work=Calendar listing|publisher=Zvents.com
]

References

External links

[http://www.valleysymphony.org/ Valley Symphony Orchestra] (official site) [http://www.lavc.edu Los Angeles Valley College]


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