Long Beach singers team up with schools for concerts

LONG BEACH - Artistic director Rob Istad and the Long Beach Camerata Singers take center stage for the first time this season with two concert performances, Oct. 22 in Redondo Beach and Oct. 23 in Long Beach."Blast! Bernstien, Pipes and Percussion" will bring the Camerata Singers togther with the Cal State Fullerton Percussion Ensemble, virtuoso organist Jung-A Lee and harpist Ellie Choate to perform new works by young composers Tarik O'Regan, Jonathan Dove and indie rocker Nico Muhly. The group will be joined by the Manhattan Beach Middle School chorus conducted by Heather Gold, and feature a premiere of "Just Like a Dream Experience" by Ken Walicki. Performances are Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at Riviera Methodist Church in Redondo Beach, and Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Long Beach. For information on tickets, call (562) 522-1045 or go to longbeachcameratasingers.org.

********** Published: October 20, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 27