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EVENTS

(in reverse chronological order by year)  
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2016

Saturday January 30, 2015 at 6:45 p.m.
Anne, Andrew and Angie in Recital
Chodorow Synagogue
Seacrest Village
211 Saxony Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024

2015

Saturday July 18, 2015 at 6:45 p.m.
“An Enchanted Evening” with the TRIO APASSIONATA
(Clara Truong, piano / Kalvin Hibi, violin / Paul Maxwell, cello)
A Debut Performance
Chodorow Synagogue
Seacrest Village
211 Saxony Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024

2014

Saturday December 13, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.
KIDS Playing For KIDS’ Debut Performance
2nd Saturday Concert Series
Escondido Public Library
239 S Kalmia St.
Escondido, CA 92025
 

Sunday November 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
KIDS Playing For KIDS
Return to Chodorow Synagogue@Seacrest Village, Encinitas
Pre-Thanksgiving Concert
211 Saxony Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
A private, by-invitation-only event.
 

Friday September 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
KIDS Playing For KIDS Celebrate
Carlsbad Community Church’s 90th Anniversary

 

Sunday August 10, 20144 at 6:45 p.m.
KIDS Playing For KIDS at Seacrest Village
Chodorow Synagogue @ Seacrest Village
211 Saxony Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
A private, by-invitation-only event.

 

Wednesday August 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
La Jolla Summerfest Masterclass/Coaching Workshop
KIDS Playing For KIDS member Anne Liu is coached by pianist Andrew Staupe, Summerfest Guest Artist
La Jolla – Riford Branch Library
FREE and open to the public.

 

Sunday July 13, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
KIDS Playing For KIDS Play at
FREE SECOND SUNDAYS
Pavilion, ORANGE COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART

850 San Clemente Dr.
Newport Beach, CA
Free Admision / Free Parking
 

Sunday March 23, 2014 (Time TBA)
La Jolla Music Society Coaching Workshop:
Cellist & Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society Artist Mihai Marica Coaches Paul Maxwell (KIDS Playing For KIDS team member)
Sherwood Auditorium at the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art
700 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037
FREE Open to the public; reservations required.

 

Saturday March 8, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
KIDS Playing For KIDS: “Classical N Jazz at Rancho Carlsbad”
The Clubhouse Ballroom
Rancho Carlsbad
5200 El Camino Real‎
Carlsbad, CA 92010
Private Event

 

From Paris to You 2014
READ THE RAVES!

Sunday March 2, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.
Villa Musica
10373 Roselle St.
San Diego, CA 92121
FREE

 

Friday February 28, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad
2730 Bressi Ranch Way
Carlsbad, CA 92009

 

Monday February 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
The Village Church
6225 Paseo Delicias
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
FREE

 

Sunday February 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
La Jolla / Riford Branch Library
7555 Draper Ave. La Jolla, CA 92037
FREE

 

Saturday February 22, 2014 at 6:45 p.m.
Encinitas, CA 92024
Private – by invitation

 

Friday February 21, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
La Jolla, CA 92037
Private – by invitation

 

KIDS Playing For KIDS play for kids at the Carlsbad Boys & Girls Clubs

Friday February 21, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad
2730 Bressi Ranch Way
Carlsbad, CA 92009

 

La Jolla Music Society Coaching Workshop:
Pianist & Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society Artistic Co-Director Wu Han Coaches Adrian Liu (KIDS Playing For KIDS founding member)
Saturday February 8, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
Sherwood Auditorium at the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art
700 Prospect St,La Jolla, CA 92037
FREE Open to the public; reservations required.

 

2013

“MUSIC & FUN WITH WONDER KIDS”
 

KIDS Playing For Music Lovers of ALL AGES

When: Sunday November 10, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Chodorow Synagogue at Seacrest Village
211 Saxony Rd. Encinitas, CA 92024
Private – by invitation

Alexandra Tibbitts: Playing to Her Harp’s Delight

When: Saturday November 9, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.
Where: Escondido Public Library
239 S Kalmia St, Escondido, CA 92025

FREE

MUSIC & FUN WITH WONDER KIDS

Culmination of our celebration of National Arts Month and KIDS Playing For KIDS’ 2nd Anniversary

When: Sunday October 27, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club
17025 Avenida de Acacias Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

FREE

AN AFTERNOON OF MUSIC & PAINTING

Continuing our celebration of National Arts Month and KIDS Playing For KIDS’ 2nd Anniversary

When: Friday October 11, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
Where: Point Loma Credit Union in Carlsbad
6971 El Camino Real Carlsbad, CA 92009

FREE

KIDS Playing For KIDS AT CARMEL VALLEY

An afternoon concert launching the program’s 2nd Anniversary celebration

When: Saturday September, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.
Where: Community Hall, Carmel Valley Public Library
San Diego, CA 92130

FREE


KIDS PLAY FOR THE KIDS IN YOU

An enchanted evening of music by Bach, Badelt, Chopin, Dvorak, Liszt, Massenet, Montini, Prokofiev, etal

When: Friday August 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Lower Lounge, Casa De Manana
La Jolla, CA

FREE SECOND SUNDAY AT THE OCMA

“KIDS Playing For KIDS”: Double Concerts

When: Sunday July 14, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Where: Orange County Museum of Art (Pavilion)
Newport Beach, CA

 

CHAMBER MUSIC IS FUN!!!

Impromptu Quartet / Duos with Paul Maxwell and Clara Truong

When: Saturday June 29, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club
17025 Avenida de Acacias Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067


AN EVENING OF CLASSICAL MUSIC

“KIDS Playing For KIDS”: Solo and Duo Pieces for Cello and Piano

When: Saturday June 1, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Seacrest Village Synagogue (Theatre)
Encinitas, CA

A private event

CHAMBER MUSIC At CASA DE MANANA

“KIDS Playing For KIDS”: Solo and Duo Pieces for Cello and Piano

When: Saturday May 11, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
Where: Casa Manana
La Jolla, CA

A private event

SONG OF THE BUTTERFLY

“KIDS Playing For KIDS” perform in a Girl Scout fundraiser concert to benefit the children of Monarch School
-organized by Colette and Moriah Seymann
TICKETS: $10

When: Saturday April 13, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: C3 Performing Arts Center
4579 Mission Gorge Place
San Diego, CA 92120

A Very Special Evening of Jazz at Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club

Mikan Zlatkovich (piano), Kirk Johnson (flute), Bill Caballero & his Quinteto Caballero, The Pizarro Brothers

When: Saturday March 2, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club
17025 Avenida de Acacias Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

2012

“KIDS Playing For KIDS” at the NCPA “Toys for Tots” Fundraiser Holiday Party
Wednesday December 12, 2012 at 12:45 p.m.
Sheraton Resort and Spa
Carlsbad, CA

 

KIDS Playing For KIDS” perform Classical N Jazz
Sunday November 11, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.
Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club
17025 Avenida de Acacias
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

 

Benefit and CD-release Concert
When: November 9 at 6:30 p.m.
Woman’s Club of Carlsbad
3320 Monroe Street Carlsbad, CA 92008

 

Note: The November 4, 2012 event at Point Loma / Hervey Library
“Harp and Voice”
has been postponed to 2013

 

KIDS PLAYING FOR KIDS at CARMEL VALLEY LIBRARY – KIDS Playing For KIDS perform in concert celebrating National Arts Month and the program’s First Anniversary.
Saturday October 27, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.
Carmel Valley Library
3919 Townsgate Drive San Diego, CA

 

“Where Science and Music Intersect
- a lecture by Dr. Gloria Cajipe on the convergence of science and music
Monday October 22, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.
Rancho Carlsbad in Carlsbad, CA

 

ENCORE! Best & Brightest 2 – ADRIAN LIU and DANLI LIANG in Recital with prelude performances by younger KIDS Playing For KIDS team members.
Sunday July 29, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.
La Jolla / Riford Branch Library
7555 Draper Ave. La Jolla, CA

 

“MUSIC AT AN EXHIBITION” – KIDS Playing For Kids play classical music at Point Loma Artists Association Group Exhibit
Thursday July 26, 2012 at 3:30 p.m.
Point Loma Credit Union
200 Catalina Blvd. San Diego, CA

 

“KIDS Playing For KIDS at Casa De Manana” – an afternoon of duo and solo pieces at Casa de Manana
Saturday July 21, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.
Casa de Manana
849 Coast Blvd/, La Jolla, CA

 

“WHERE SCIENCE AND MUSIC INTERSECT” - a lecture delivered by Dr. Gloria Cajipe to “LIFE at Mira Costa – a lifelong learning group”
Friday July 20, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.
Mira Costa College
Oceanside, CA

 

“KIDS Playing For KIDS” at “Target Free Second Sundays at the
ORANGE COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART

Sunday July 8, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Pavilion, Orange County Museum of Art
850 San Clemente Dr. Newport Beach, CA

 

“Celebrating Our Freedom” with classical music
Friday June 29, 2012 at 12:30 p.m.
Point Loma Credit Union / Sports Arena Branch

 

Twinkle, Little Stars! – an afternoon of chamber and solo pieces with San Diego’s young stars-in-the-making”
Sunday June 24, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.
Point Loma / Hervey Branch Library
3701 Voltaire St. San Diego, CA

 

“KIDS Playing For KIDS” at the Lighthouse Photography Exhibit
Friday May 25, 2012 at 12:30 pm
Point Loma Credit Union
9420 Farnham St.
San Diego, CA 92123

 

Celebrating Rancho Bernardo’s 50th Anniversary
with THE PIZARRO BROTHERS at the keyboard

A KIDS Playing for KIDS presentation
Friday May 18, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Point Loma Credit Union
10413 Craftsman Way, Suite 102
San Diego, CA 92127

 

“CINCO DE MAYO” WITH THE PIZARRO BROTHERS
Dominic and Angelo Pizarro at the keyboard

A KIDS Playing for KIDS presentation
Friday May 4, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Point Loma Credit Union
9420 Farnham St.
San Diego, CA 92123

 

FROM PARIS TO YOU
Zachary Deak, piano / Virginie d’Avezac de Castera, viola

Free Family Concerts Series

 

Piano & Viola Performances
Sunday April 29, 2012 at 2:00 pm
La Jolla / Riford Branch Library
7555 Draper Ave. La Jolla, CA

Saturday April 28, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club
17025 Avenida de Acacias
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Tuesday April 24, 2012 at 6:30 pm
Schulman Auditorium / Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane Carlsbad, CA

SPECIAL Solo Piano Performance
Sunday April 15, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Point Loma / Hervey Branch Library
3701 Voltaire St. San Diego, CA

 

KIDS PLAYING FOR KIDS
on KIDS’ DAY at The Flower Fields

(in partnership with the Carlsbad Ranch)
Sunday April 1, 2011 at 1:00 pm

 

KIDS PLAYING FOR KIDS” at the “Power of Education” event
Friday March 30 at 4:00 pm
Point Loma Credit Union, Rancho Bernardo
10413 Craftsman Way, Suite 102
San Diego, CA 92127

 

THE HARP & ALEXANDRA TIBITTS

Saturday February 25, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Logan Heights Branch Library
567 So. 28th St., San Diego

 

BRING KIDS TO THE OPERA
February 16, 2012 – Students’ Night: Final Dress Rehearsal
San Diego Opera’s West Coast Premiere of “Moby-Dick”
-and opera by JAKE HEGGIE & GENE SCHEER

 

THE HARP & ALEXANDRA TIBITTS

Sunday February 12, 2012 at 2:00 pm
La Jolla Public Library
7555 Draper Avenue San Diego

Saturday February 11, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Turrentine Room
Escondido Public Library
239 S. Kalmia Street, Escondido

 

BRING KIDS TO THE OPERA: Docent Lecture
Tuesday February 1, 2012 at 6 pm
Logan Heights Branch Library
567 So. 28th St., San Diego

 

2011

SAN DIEGO’S YOUNG VIRTUOSOS
Tuesday December 27, 2011
Carlsbad Senior Center Auditorium
299 Pine Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92008

A PRIVATE PERFORMANCE: “KIDS PLAYING FOR KIDS” TEAM PERFORM CLASSICAL AND HOLIDAY PIECES AT PLCU EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION HOLIDAY LUNCHEON
Wednesday December 21, 2011
Point Loma Credit Union Corporate Office
9420 Farnham St.
San Diego, CA 92123

HOLIDAY FAMILY SING-ALONG at LOGAN HEIGHTS
with Prelude Performances of Classical Piano Pieces

Saturday December 17, 2011
Community Room – Logan Heights Branch Library
567 South 28th St.
San Diego, CA 92113

HOLIDAY FAMILY SING-ALONG in ESCONDIDO
with Prelude Performances of Classical Piano Pieces

Tuesday December 13, 2011
Turrentine Room – Escondido Public Library
239 South Kalmia St.
Escondido, CA 92025

2011 MESSIAH SING-ALONG CONCERT
7:30 p.m. Friday December 2, 2011
2:30 p.m. Sunday December 4, 2011
Neurosciences Auditorium, La Jolla

MESSIAH SING-ALONG SOLOISTS’ COMPETITION
Saturday November 12, 2011
French Parlor, University of San Diego

KIDS PLAYING FOR KIDS
Friday, October 28, 2011
Point Loma Credit Union
6971 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92009

ORVIETO PIANO TRIO – chamber music concert:

Thursday August 11, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, CA

Friday August 12, 2011  at 7:00 pm
French Parlor – University of San Diego

Saturday August 13, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Escondido Public Library

Sunday August 14, 2011 at 2:00 pm
La Jolla Public Library

SUMMER CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
July 2-9, 2011
University of San Diego

MTAC (SD) CONCERTO COMPETITION WINNERS CONCERT
7:30 p.m. Friday April 8, 2011
2:30 p.m. Sunday April 10, 2011
J. Crivello Hall, Francis Parker School
6501 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA

“ADVENTURES IN SCIENCE & MUSIC”
at the 2011 SAN DIEGO SCIENCE FESTIVAL

3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 26 2011
PETCO Park in Downtown San Diego

WINTER CHAMBER HEAT
Friday-Sunday / February 25-27, 2011
University of San Diego

2010

2010 MESSIAH SING-ALONG
Friday / December 3, 2010 / 7:30PM
Neurosciences Institute Auditorium / La Jolla, CA

2010 MESSIAH SOLOISTS’ COMPETITION
November 13 & 14, 2010
French Parlor -  Founders Hall/University of San Diego

ADVENTURES in SCIENCE & MUSIC
A SATELLITE EVENT
of the Inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival

celebrating SCIENCE & MUSIC in San Diego County
Saturday / November 13, 2010 / 10:30AM
Embarcadero Marina Park South / San Diego, CA

WRITING OPERA TODAY:
An Afternoon of Arias and Songs with Jake Heggie and Suzanna Guzman

A Music Appreciation Event

Sunday / October 3, 2010 / 2:30PM
Neurosciences Institute Auditorium / La Jolla, CA

SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH THE ROSSETTI PIANO TRIO
A Music Appreciation Event
Sunday / May 16, 2010 / 2:30 PM
Neurosciences Institute Auditorium / La Jolla, CA

GENE MUSIC | MUSIC GENE
A Concert-Lecture /A Signature Event of the 2010 San Diego Science Festival
Saturday / March 20, 2010 / 10:00AM
Point Loma / Hervey Library / San Diego, CA

2009

EXPO DAY: THE PHYSICS OF MUSIC / THE MUSIC OF YOU
Expo Day  of the Inaugural San Diego Science Festival
Saturday / April 4, 2009 / 10 :00 AM – 5:30 PM
Balboa Park / San Diego, CA

ALL ABOUT WAVES: THE SCIENCE OF MUSIC
A Nifty Fifty Lecture of the Inaugural San Diego Science Festival
Wednesday / March 18, 2009 / 10:00AM
Memorial Prepatory for Scholars and Athletes
Barrio Logan / San Diego, CA

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