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During the classical-music festival SummerFest each year, conservatory students are invited to participate in the master class series, coached by SummerFest veteran musicians under the direction of La Jolla Music Society.

Crowds move and grove with Theo & Zydeco Patrol for La Jolla Concerts by the Sea: Four, free summer shows left in season

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Theo & the Zydeco Patrol brought Louisiana blues and Cajun sounds to hundreds of happy locals and tourists for La Jolla Concerts by the Sea at Scripps Park.

“Father of the String Quartet” Haydn gets top billing at SummerFest 2014

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Not only the brilliance but the gentle spirit of Franz Joseph Haydn will be omnipresent at La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest 2014, which opens July 30 and for which Haydn is this year’s festival’s featured composer.

La Jolla Presbyterian Church to host free concert

La Jolla Presbyterian Church presents a “Greatest Hits” concert featuring its Chancel Choir, La Jolla Brass, LJPC Orchestra and Hand Bell choir 4 p.m., Sunday, June 22 at 7715 Draper Ave.

Guide to Summer Fun in La Jolla

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Here comes the Summer of 2014 and with it moonlit pier walks, extended hours at galleries, concerts, camps for kids, beach parties, and all kinds of cultural events from art exhibits to music fests to world-class theater. Below is your guide to June, July and August in The Jewel.

La Jolla Symphony & Chorus: ‘Life’ season ends with ‘Ode to Common Things’

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Music Director Steven Schick will open the concert, conducting the orchestra in Leos Janácek’s “Zárlivost” and the high spirits of Haydn’s “London Symphony.”

San Diego Children’s Choir will hold auditions for singers in grades 3-12

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The San Diego Children’s Choir is holding auditions for singers in grades 3-12. The Choir offers children a chance to achieve artistic excellence, attain personal goals and perform professionally while serving the community.

La Jolla singer Nina Francis is inspired by music’s best

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Singer, songwriter, guitarist and 2010 The Bishop’s School grad Nina Francis is so proficient in pop music, she has a degree in it. Seriously.

La Jolla Athenaeum series to showcase ‘Hollywood’ music

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If you loved pianist Jacquelyne Silver’s series last year, “From Brahms to Broadway!” you will be captivated by her new, four-night presentation, “Hooray for Hollywood!”

Los Lobos to headline Kiwanis fundraiser

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Los Lobos formed more than 40 years ago, has released nearly 30 albums and received two Grammy Awards. The band is best known for recording the soundtrack album and title song for “La Bamba,” a 1987 movie about the life of rock ‘n’ roll singer Ritchie Valens.

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  • Solana Beach water district moving to mandatory water use restrictions August 22, 2014
    Customers of the Santa Fe Irrigation District — including residents of Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach and part of Fairbanks Ranch — will face mandatory restrictions on water use starting Sept. 5, in an effort to save water due to an ongoing statewide drought. The restrictions include a three-day-per-week watering schedule for all homes and businesses, a prohi […]
  • West Coast FC Classic Champs August 22, 2014
    Congratulations to Coach Beto Villela and the San Diego Surf BU11 Academy (Villela) team. The boys won the West Coast FC Classic Tournament last weekend, held in Mission Viejo. […]
  • Surf GU9 team takes first place in Orange County Kickoff classic August 22, 2014
    The Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team took first place in the 2014 Orange County Kickoff Classic (Girls U9 flight 1) on Aug. 16-17. […]