Fall is my favorite time of the year. Yes, I celebrate my birthday at the end of September, but more than that, fall marks the beginning of a new symphony season, a new school year, and the return of our
Bring Class Act to Your School Today!
Don’t miss this opportunity to bring Class Act to your elementary school! The Frieda Belinfante Class Act Program connects Pacific Symphony to a select number of elementary schools each year. Class Act strives to enhance existing school music programs by providing additional
Why Choose Class Act?
Class Act was created with students in the center and to bring Pacific Symphony directly to schools. Each year, thousands of Orange County students form relationships with their Class Act Teaching Artists that visit the school campus several times during
The History of Class Act: How a Dream Became a Vibrant Reality
In the opening months of 1994, parents from seven Orange County elementary schools sat around a table and discussed their hopes and dreams for music in their children’s lives. Guided by then-Education Director Kelly Lucero and ardent Pacific Symphony supporter
Café Ludwig’s Artistic Director Orli Shaham Joins Juilliard’s Piano Faculty
The Juilliard School just announced that Orli Shaham is joining the prestigious school’s piano faculty in the 2022-23 academic year. Pianists Soyeon Kate Lee and Shai Wosner also join the faculty. Congratulations, everyone!
Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles Make Much-Anticipated Return to Concert Hall
We’re excited to welcome Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings (PSSS), Pacific Symphony Wind Ensemble (PSYWE) and Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO) back to the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall starting Sunday, Nov. 14.
Bernstein, Made for TV
The importance of Leonard Bernstein will be discussed again and again this year, the centennial of his birth. The multitalented musician can be a little hard to pin down, though, because he did so many things so well (and not