The orchestra’s annual broadcast performances from Schoenberg Hall have garnered four Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards in the Children/Youth Programming category.
“These students are exceptionally talented, and together, make music that inspires not only their parents, but also anyone in Los Angeles who is interested in music, the arts and education,” said Newman. “The honors orchestra is a diverse group of children that come together to play beautiful music in a professional concert setting. It is a shining example of the importance of music in our local schools.”
Now in its 19th year, this orchestra is the first and only collaboration of the city’s best and brightest elementary school music students.
Each child is individually selected by his/her school music teacher. Student ages range from seven to twelve, with the average age of an honor orchestra member being just ten years old. The orchestra was recently honored by City Council at Los Angeles City Hall.
Children’s Music Workshop, founded by Newman more than twenty-nine years ago, provides instrumental music instruction to schools throughout Los Angeles. The rehearsal and performance was recorded for broadcast in high definition.
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