Westwood, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014
In celebration of the 65th year of its Summer Program, Idyllwild Arts, a non-profit arts-education institution, is hosting a free concert open to the general public. This summer evening program will be on August 10, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA. The performance marks the culmination of Chamberfest and Festival Choir, intensive two-week programs held in the San Jacinto Mountains for outstanding high-school level musicians.
“It is exciting to see that the future of music is in the hands of these capable and talented young people,” said Larry Livingston, Professor of Conducting at USC and retired Dean of the Thornton School of Music, who has supplied inspiring leadership for the Idyllwild Arts Symphony Orchestra for 25 summers. “The future of our industry depends on your support of students with this high level of musical talent.”
Located just two hours east of Los Angeles, Idyllwild Arts offers a fully accredited, boarding arts high school Academy and an extensive Summer Program with 100-plus intensive hands-on workshops for students of all ages. The Academy, which opened in 1986, offers majors in music, dance, theatre, visual arts, writing, filmmaking, and Inter-Arts. With a 200-acre campus; extensive studio, exhibition and performance spaces; and a notable faculty; IAF also has a history of visiting artists such as Ansel Adams, Meredith Willson, Bella Lewitzky, Fritz Scholder, Maria Martinez, Pete Seeger, and Norman Corwin.