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Book chronicles Philharmonic leaders

Book chronicles Philharmonic leaders

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Long before the humble star power of Gustavo Dudamel. Before the flamboyant and youthful Zubin Mehta. Before them both was the early orchestra‚Äôs eccentric founder William Andrews Clark, Jr. The philanthropist was often not accepted by high society (showing up at breakfast naked raised some eyebrows, for instance). Clark loved music, though, and he would […]

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Howard hits the beat for the LA Phil

Howard hits the beat for the LA Phil

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

A local resident has been tapped for the coveted position of principal percussionist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Matthew Howard will replace Raynor Carroll, who is retiring after 32 years with the orchestra. Born and raised in Brookside, Howard attended Hamilton High Music Academy. He went on to earn his undergraduate degree at USC Thornton […]

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