The L.A. Musical Salon supports community outreach, bringing the magic of music to our local library and other community organizations for free, because we feel it is as important to nurture a new generation of audiences as it is to nurture a new generation of artists. Click on the links below to check out our past free offerings!
Concert Series @ Westwood Library
Coming up on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 2:30 pm @ Westwood Library
A Special Children’s Concert
Prokofiev’s classic musical tale Peter and the Wolf
The talented musicians of the Contemporary Los Angeles Winds take on the roles of the BIRD (Flute), the DUCK (Oboe), the CAT (Clarinet), the WOLF (French Horn), GRANDFATHER (Bassoon), the HUNTERS, and of course, PETER and the narrator.
Admission is FREE, with FREE parking at the Library. Library and garage doors open at 2 PM. Concerts last approximately one hour, with no intermission. After the concert, meet the musicians and enjoy refreshments hosted by the Friends of Westwood Library.
Don’t miss the first concert of our 2018 Season of the popular, FREE, Concert Series @ Westwood Library! We’re fortunate to be able to welcome 8 BRAZILIAN CELLISTS for this special, fabulous concert of catchy, rhythmic Latin American music.
Admission is FREE, with FREE parking at the Library. Library and garage doors open at 2 PM. Concerts last approximately one hour, with no intermission. After the concert, meet the musicians and enjoy a complimentary reception hosted by Westwood restaurant Maharaja Cuisine of India and the Friends of Westwood Library.
2017 Programs — Concert Series @ Westwood Library
2015 Programs — Concert Series @ Westwood Library
2014 Programs — Quartet in Residence @ Westwood Library
“The Handsome Frog” – A Musical Adventure for Children Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 4 pm @ the Westwood Library 1246 Glendon Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024 310-474-1739 Free parking Join the Vientos Trio at the Westwood Library for a special story time! Children will play musical games, learn about the instruments, and clap and sing along as they become part of Dan the Handsome Frog’s musical adventure! “The Handsome Frog” was specially commissioned by the L.A. Musical Salon from composer and clarinetist Jennifer Stevenson of the Vientos Trio. This performance will be the world premiere of “The Handsome Frog”! Free Guitar Lessons @ Westwood Library This FREE 10-week course sponsored by the L.A. Musical Salon offers teens ages 12 to 17 the chance for a hands-on interactive learning experience with the guitar. Classes will be held Thursdays at 5PM, starting February 7, 2013 and running through April 11, 2013. Each class will be an hour long, and will be taught in a group setting. Class size is limited to 10 students. The response was overwhelming—the class filled up, with a long waiting list, within 24 hours after an emailed notice was circulated to the surrounding neighborhoods! Whether you are an absolute beginner, know a few chords, or are a total shredder by now, there’s something here for you. Learn how to play the chords and riffs to your favorite songs, and gain the tools to start writing music of your own. Take those first steps towards that dream of rock superstardom! Taught by Jack Kovacs. For more info, download GuitarCourseDescription2013-1-14
Adults — HOLIDAY CONCERT @ WESTWOOD LIBRARYFREE! Refreshments! Featuring THE FIATO QUARTET Carrie Kennedy, Violin Ina Veli, Violin Charles Hebenstreit, Viola Ryan Sweeney, Cello Program: Haydn—”Emperor” Quartet No. 62, Op. 76 in C Major Mendelssohn—Quartet No. 2, Op. 13 in A Minor plus a Selection of Holiday Songs DATE: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 TIME: 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm PLACE: Westwood Library 1246 Glendon Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90024 310-474-1739 Free parkingConcert sponsored by the Los Angeles Musical Salon. Refreshments by the Friends of Westwood Library.
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