Archive for: LA Phil

YOLA at HOLA Performs at Neighborhood Concert

YOLA at HOLA Performs at Neighborhood Concert

Several YOLA at HOLA students recently had the opportunity to perform at a free neighborhood concert presented by the LA Phil and St. Thomas the Apostle Church. This concerts marks the 4th annual ‘side-by-side’ performance,... read more »

 

HOLA Hosts Discussion with International Visitors

HOLA Hosts Discussion with International Visitors

HOLA recently welcomed a group of international visitors from Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Morocco and Yemen as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program. The goal of the Program, orchestrated by the International Visitors Council of... read more »

 

YOLA at HOLA Students Perform at Disney Hall

YOLA at HOLA Students Perform at Disney Hall

To cap off a wonderful spring session, YOLA at HOLA students were thrilled to perform for a packed audience at Walt Disney Concert Hall. After months of hard work, the kids were able to share the special moment with their families and fellow... read more »

 

Prisons or Education?

Prisons or Education?

What if California spent as much on education as it does on prisons? Did you know that in the state of California it costs roughly seven times more to house one prisoner for a year than it does to send just one child to a college or university?... read more »

 

The Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela Returns to Heart of Los Angeles

The Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela Returns to Heart of Los Angeles

At the end of February, over 50 members of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela* (SBSO) came to Heart of Los Angeles to conduct master classes with the students in our YOLA at HOLA program and to play in a side-by-side concert... read more »

 

HOLA Leaders Take a Stand

HOLA Leaders Take a Stand

As part of the recent Take a Stand Symposium hosted by the LA Philharmonic, Bard College and Longy School of Music of Bard College, two YOLA at HOLA student musicians were selected to represent HOLA in the Leadership Forum for Young Musicians.... read more »

 

What Makes a Great Partnership

What Makes a Great Partnership

I had the opportunity last week to speak at the 2014 Take a Stand* Symposium. This is the third year of this international gathering of people interested and/connected to the El Sistema movement. I served on a panel in a series of workshops... read more »

 

Emanuel Ax Visits HOLA!

Emanuel Ax Visits HOLA!

HOLA was recently honored to welcome world-renowned pianist Emanuel Ax to Heart of Los Angeles. Mr. Ax is a Grammy Award-winning pianist, an internationally acclaimed performer, and a teacher on the faculty of the Julliard School. He is... read more »

 

Holiday Cheer for All

Holiday Cheer for All

Heart of Los Angeles’ annual holiday party (or this year, should we say parties) brought gifts to every student in our programs. For many of our kids, these gifts are the only gifts they will receive during the holidays and the smiles... read more »

 

Benefits of Music Education

Benefits of Music Education

An article in the latest issue of Education Week explores the impact of music education on young students. “Music Training Sharpens Brain Pathways, Studies Say“ discusses the positive impact that music education has on cognitive... read more »

 
 
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