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Sunday, April 27, 2014
3:30 pm
Off Campus

Caltech Glee Clubs and Caltech-Occidental Symphony Orchestra

Allen Robert Gross, Director, Caltech-Occidental Symphony
Nancy Sulahian, Director, Caltech Glee Club
Desiree La Vertu, Director, Occidental College Glee Club

The Caltech-Occidental Symphony and the combined Glee Clubs of Occidental College and Caltech will present a special concert at Occidental College's Thorne Hall on Saturday, April 26, 2014  at 7:30 p.m., and at the First United Methodist Chuch (500 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101) on Sunday, April 27 at 3:00 p.m.

  • Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
  • Mozart: Requiem

The performance of Mozart's Requiem, with 100 singers, marks the first time in several years that the choruses of the two colleges will combine in concert. The program begins with Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, performed by Caltech senior Misha Raffiee. Allen Robert Gross, director of the Caltech-Occidental Symphony, conducts.

Misha Raffiee is the third of this year's Student Concerto Competition winners to perform with the orchestra. A native of Reno, Nevada, Misha is a senior at Caltech with a double major in Bioengineering and Business Economics and Management. Having begun violin studies at age 2, Misha currently studies with Martin Chalifour, concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.  This will be her second appearance with the Caltech-Occidental Symphony as a Concerto Competition winner.

Admission and parking are free for both events.  For further information, please call 626-395-3295 or visit

For further information, please call the Caltech Office for Performing and Visual Arts at (626) 395-3295.

Presented By: Caltech Performing and Visual Arts

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