USC graduate student Mary Reed joins KUSC’s Brian Lauritzen for a discussion about how she got her starts as a double bassist and what she is thinking the week of rehearsals and concerts ahead where she will perform alongside LACO musicians as a part of the Orchestra for the April 16 & 17 Beethoven’s Emperor concerts.

After you listen to this podcast, you can learn more about Mary and her appearance with LACO on her blog interview with LACO newbie blogger, David Garcia.

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2019-20 Orchestral Series

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s vibrant and engaging 2019-20 Orchestral Series showcases the ensemble’s remarkable artistry and trademark mix of regal classics and music from today’s leading composers.

Bottled at the source

Juan Pablo Contreras, LACO’s on-deck Sound Investment composer, taps the wellspring of his Mexican heritage and the spirit of great nationalist composers in his latest work.

reframe & rearrange

LACO is working alongside Derrick Spiva Jr. — a classical music composer and LACO’s newly appointed artist-educator — to reimagine music education as an opportunity for youth to celebrate cultural differences.