Music

HillStrummers Play Romantic Programs At Senior Centers

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COMMUNITY News:

The HillStrummers Ukulele Group will play February Programs of “Love & Romance” at the local senior centers.

White Rock Senior Center: 11:30 a.m. to noon, Friday, Feb. 21. Lunch is catfish, hushpuppies, tartar sauce, German coleslaw, and fruit cocktail.

Reservations must be made by 10 a.m. and cost is only a suggested $5 donation for members (membership is free), call 505.672.2034

Betty Ehart Senior Center: 11:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Feb 28. The birthday lunch is chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, spinach, ranch roll and applesauce. All February


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UNM-LA And Los Alamos Music Teachers Association (LAMTA) Celebrate Beethoven’s 250th Birthday

Beethoven winners from left, Gala Nelson, Malaika Philip, Anuita Dzuiba, Janna Warren and Alyssa Sun. Courtesy photo

Beethoven Winners: Left-to-Right Philippa Fung, Julian Hu, Sean Lo, John Kang, Madeline Williamson. Courtesy photo

MUSIC News:

This year marks the 250th celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birthday.

To honor that occasion, the UNM-LA campus has invited the Los Alamos Music Teachers Association (LAMTA) to kick off the year at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 23, at UNM-LA in the Student Services Building.

The event features a public piano recital featuring young Los Alamos pianists


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In And Around Town: Feb. 19, 2020

In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements

WEDNESDAY Feb. 19

JJAB Meeting

The next meeting of Los Alamos JJAB 5:30 p.m.  in Building 2 at UNM-LA. The meeting agenda is available at www.losalamosjjab.com. The public is welcome to attend.

 

THURDAY Feb. 20 and Friday Feb 21

 

LALT Auditions for ‘Calendar Girls’

Los Alamos Little Theatre announces auditions for its May production, “Calendar Girls”, written by Tim Firth and directed for LALT by Bev

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Wine, Chocolate & Dancing At Pajarito Saturday

Wine, chocolate and dancing 2-5 p.m. Saturday at Pajarito. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

Pajarito is showing the love this Valentine’s Day with wine, chocolate and dancing.

The event is actually 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 and includes: 

  • Chocolate from Rose Chocolatier;
  • Wine from Unquarked; and
  • Music and dancing from El Duo del Sabor “Sol Y Luna” featuring Carlos Fontana the lead singer for Nosotros.

This event is FREE for skiers and snowboarders with a $7 cover charge for nonskiing or snowboarding guests.


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Serenata Santa Fe Concert ‘French Tangle’ March 8

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SSF News:

Serenata Santa Fe Concert presents French Tangle, Sunday March 8, at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe.

Hear the music of Poulenc, Debussy, Boulanger, Faure and Ravel.

Performers

  • Ruxandra Marquardt, violin
  • Sally Guenther, cello
  • Pamela Epple, oboe
  • Judith Gordon, piano

Reserve tickets here.


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Los Alamos Jazz Project Combos Perform Wednesday!

Several LAPS jazz combos and ensembles perform at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Smith Auditorium. Courtesy photo

The community is invited to hear jazz combos and ensembles Wednesday at Smith Auditorium. Courtesy photo

LAPS News:

Several jazz combos and ensembles will take to the stage starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 in Duane Smith Auditorium at Los Alamos High School.

Six Los Alamos Jazz Project student combos, both Los Alamos Middle School Jazz Band 1 and Jazz Band 2, Los Alamos High School Jazz Band, and Los Alamos High School Vocal Jazz Ensemble will be performing jazz from New Orleans.

The public


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YMCA Presents Red, Black & Wild West Ball 2020 March 14

YMCA News:

Some 3,000 youth and teens from northern New Mexico are the largest beneficiaries of The Family YMCA’s annual Ball, now in its 20th year.

“We are honored that Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has consented to host a dinner for eight at the Mansion as a live auction item,” Y CEO Rob Wilkinson said. “The Y is paying for the meals, but we are thrilled that she is making time on her schedule to support our youth.” 

The Y has hosted a fundraising gala since 2000, according to Wilkinson, for its financial assistance and youth programs, including the Española YMCA Teen Center that served 800 youth


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Los Alamos Choral Society Celebrates 75th Anniversary Concert At The Duane Smith Auditorium Sunday

Los Alamos Choral Society Conductor Steve Paxton with Choral Society Members. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Choral Society Conductor Steve Paxton with Choral Society Members. Courtesy photo

LACS News:

The Los Alamos Choral Society is celebrating its 75th anniversary concert at 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 26, in the Duane Smith Auditorium. 

The chorus was founded informally in 1943 by Manhattan Project scientists, and will be giving this gala anniversary concert in partnership with the Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra. Cost is $15 for adults, and students are free. The Conductor is Steven Paxton, Kay


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Los Alamos High School Bel Canto Treble Choir Performs At 2020 All-State Honors Choir At Popejoy Hall

Los Alamos High School’s Bel Canto Treble Choir. Courtesy/LAHS

LAHS’s Bel Canto Treble Choir. Courtesy/LAHS

By CELINA LONG

LAHS Choir Booster Member

Los Alamos High School’s Bel Canto Treble Choir, under the direction of Jason Rutledge, had the privilege of performing by invitation as the 2020 All-State Honors Choir at Popejoy Hall Thursday, Jan. 9, in Albuquerque before a full audience of their peers and music educators.

Equally significant and meaningful was the fact that this was the first all female Honors Choir invited to perform at this event in more than 30 years. The theme of the concert


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