Inner-city Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles

FREE ‘59th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration’ is a Seasonal Music and Dance Spectacular Perfect for the Whole Family!

L.A.’s largest holiday celebration is perfect for the whole family!. Join this year’s co-hosts, internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzmán and actor Brian White(upcoming 2019 series Ambitions, Bronx SIU, Ray Donovan), as over 20 music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of L.A. celebrate the season during this free, three-hour holiday show. PBS SoCal and KCET will broadcast this beloved program.

ICYOLA Holds Season Opening Concert, Tribute to Massacre Victims Planned

Black churches continue support of the nation’s largest majority African American orchestra As the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles (ICYOLA) prepares for its opening concert of the 2018-19 season, churchgoers throughout the greater L.A.-area plan to attend to hear the nation’s largest majority African American orchestra. The ICYOLA concert, set for Sunday, Nov. 4, at 4 p.m., will be held at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 1977 W. Jefferson Blvd., in Los Angeles. According to ICYOLA executive director and conductor Charles Dickerson, the orchestra will present three classical pieces – “Symphony No. 101” (“The Clock”) by Franz

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and Grand Performances Collaborate to Present a Free Music Showcase as Part of Grand Ave Arts All Access Festival

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and Grand Performances collaborate to present a free showcase of its musicians, its community partners and the four Fellows of The Los Angeles Orchestra Fellowship on Saturday, November 3, 2018, as part of Grand Ave Arts All Access, a festival set in the city’s epicenter for the arts. Sharing Grand Performances’ stage from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. are Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Quartet, Street Symphony, American Youth Symphony, Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles, and violinist Sydney Adedamola, violinist Ayrton Pisco, violist Bradley Parrimore and cellist Juan-Salvador Carrasco, the LA Orchestra Fellows.

Civil Rights Town Hall Focuses on Financial State of Black Angelenos

The town hall provided an opportunity to discuss relevant issues with a variety of experts and leaders. The event featured keynote speaker Valeisha Butterfield Jones of Google, as well as a panel discussion with Lori R. Gay, brand strategist, Sheila Coates, financial psychologist, Anita R. Johnson, AARP California’s associate state director for multicultural outreach, Jennifer L. Hopson and urban planning scholar Andre Comandon. NABJ – LA Vice President Jarrett Hill served as emcee and moderator.

Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles Performs at Trinity

  Concert honors the church’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Pastor Alvin Tunstill, Jr. and the Trinity Baptist Church family welcome the community to enjoy the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles (ICYOLA) at a free concert on Sunday, May 7, at 4 p.m., in honor of Trinity’s 100th Anniversary. The concert, entitled “A Tribute to the Heavens,” will feature music devoted to outer space. Selections will include the opening fanfare to “Also Sprach Zarathustra” (also known as the opening to “2001: A Space Odyssey”) by Richard Strauss, “The Flying Theme” ” by John Williams from the movie “ET, movements from