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MUSIC & SCIENCE EVENTS:
 

KIDS Playing For KIDS: Classical N Jazz - FanFaire Foundation's Kickstarter video
KIDS Playing For KIDS: Classical N Jazz - FanFaire Foundation's Kickstarter video
A video produced for FanFaire Foundation's Kickstarter campaign in support of its KIDS Playing for KIDS program and its debut CD album "Classical N Jazz"
FanFaire at the San Diego Science Festival Expo 2009
FanFaire at the San Diego Science Festival Expo 2009
Science + Music = FUN! at the FanFaire.com / FanFaire Foundation booth at the first San Diego Science Festival Expo held at beautiful Balboa Park on April 4, 2009. There's more on SCIENCE and MUSIC at the FanFaire website: http://www.fanfaire.com/scienceandmusic
An Excerpt from "Petite Suite" by Alexander Borodin
An Excerpt from "Petite Suite" by Alexander Borodin
http://fanfairefoundation.org is proud to present a video clip of recitalist and concert soloist, TATIANA ROITMAN, playing an excerpt from Alexander Borodin's "Petite Suite" at the 2010 San Diego Science Festival Signature Event "Gene Music | Music Gene" held on March 20, 2010 at the Point Loma/Hervey Library.
Adventures in Science & Music: Daniel Myers Sings "The Elements"
Adventures in Science & Music: Daniel Myers Sings "The Elements"
A clip from FanFaire Foundation's "Adventures in Science & Music" - a satellite event of the USA Science & Engineering Festival in association with MaritimeSTEM Fest. The event, a concert performance by the Greater San Diego Community Orchestra directed by Dr. Angela Yeung, featured music with a strong science flavor. This video clip features 17-year old tenor Daniel Myers singing "The Elements," sung to the tune of the "Major-General's Song" as adapted by Harvard Math Professor Tom Lehrer from Gilbert & Sullivan's popular musical "The Pirates of Penzance." Read MORE at http://fanfairefoundation.org

 
 
BRING KIDS TO THE CONCERT/OPERA
 

Rossetti Piano Trio:
 

"Trio for violin, viola, piano" by Max Bruch - First Movement (Andante molto cantabile)
"Trio for violin, viola, piano" by Max Bruch - First Movement (Andante molto cantabile)
http://fanfairefoundation.org is pleased to present an excerpt from "Eight Pieces for Violin, Viola and Piano in C minor, Op. 83" by Max Bruch performed by the Rossetti Piano Trio in a wonderful music appreciation concert held at the Neurosciences Institute Auditorium in La Jolla, CA on May 16, 2010. The program also included works by Philipp Scharwenka, Jean Sibelius, Richard Strauss and John Williams. Members of the Rossetti Piano Trio are Henry Gronnier (violin), Thomas Diener (viola), and Rina Dokshitsky (piano). This piece is the First Movement - andante molto cantabile.
Rossetti Piano Trio Plays Pieces by Max Bruch
Rossetti Piano Trio Plays Pieces by Max Bruch
Allegro con moto (II) and Nachtgegesang (Nocturne): Allegro con moto (VI) from Eight Pieces for violin, viola and piano in C minor, Op. 83. The trio, Henry Gronnier, Thomas Diener, and Rina Dokshitsky were presented by FanFaire Foundation at its first Music Appreciation event held at the
Rossetti Piano Trio plays music by Philipp Scharwenka
Rossetti Piano Trio plays music by Philipp Scharwenka
Trio for piano, violin and viola in E minor, Op 121 (Andantino tranquillo, Un poco lento, Allegretto con spirito) - presented at FanFaire Foundation's first music appreciation event held at the Neurosciences Institute Auditorium on May 16, 2010
Rossetti Piano Trio plays Valse Triste, Op. 44 No.1 by Jean Sibelius
Rossetti Piano Trio plays Valse Triste, Op. 44 No.1 by Jean Sibelius
Arranged for piano, violin, and viola by Thomas Diener
Rossetti Piano Trio plays Valse Triste, Op. 44 No.1 by Jean Sibelius
Rossetti Piano Trio plays Valse Triste, Op. 44 No.1 by Jean Sibelius
Arranged for piano, violin, and viola by Thomas Diener
Rossetti Piano Trio plays theme from "Schindler's List"
Rossetti Piano Trio plays theme from "Schindler's List"
Henry Gronnier, Thomas Diener, and Rina Dokshitsky plays John Williams' theme from the movie "Schindler's List" as an encore number at FanFaire Foundation's first music appreciation event "Sunday Afternoon with the Rossetti Piano Trio" held at the Neurosciences Institute Auditorium on May 16, 2010.
Q & A with the Rossetti Piano Trio
Q & A with the Rossetti Piano Trio
A lively Q & A session following the chamber music concert "A Sunday Afternoon with the Rossetti Piano Trio" presented by FanFaire Foundation at the Neurosciences Institute Auditorium on May 16, 2010.

 

Writing Opera Today with Jake Heggie & Suzanna Guzman:
 

Jake Heggie on "Jake Heggie, living composer"
Jake Heggie on "Jake Heggie, living composer"
Famed American opera composer Jake Heggie introduces himself to the audience at FanFaire Foundation's Opera Appreciation Event "Writing Opera Today with Jake Heggie and Suzanna Guzman: held at the Neurosciences Auditorium on October 3, 2010
Suzanna Guzman sings "Paper Wings" - a song by Jake Heggie / lyrics by Frederica von Stade
Suzanna Guzman sings "Paper Wings" - a song by Jake Heggie / lyrics by Frederica von Stade
Excerpted from FanFaire Foundation's Opera Appreciation Event "Writing Opera Today with Jake Heggie and Suzanna Guzman" held at the Neurosciences Institute Auditorium on October 3, 2010
Jake Heggie on "Dead Man Walking"
Jake Heggie on "Dead Man Walking"
Jake Heggie plays his "Prelude" to his first opera "Dead Man Walking"; excerpted from FanFaire Foundation's Opera Appreciation Event "Writing Opera Today with composer Jake Heggie and mezzo-soprano a Guzman" held at the Neurosciences Institute Auditorium on October 3, 2010.
Suzanna Guzman performs the "Pardon" scene from Jake Heggie's "Dead Man Walking"
Suzanna Guzman performs the "Pardon" scene from Jake Heggie's "Dead Man Walking"
Excerpted from FanFaire Foundation's Opera Appreciation Event "Writing Opera Today with Composer Jake Heggie and Suzanna Guzman" held at the Neurosciences Institute Auditorium on October 3, 2010.
Suzanna Guzman sings "Daybreak" - from a scene in Jake Heggie's chamber opera "Three Decembers"
Suzanna Guzman sings "Daybreak" - from a scene in Jake Heggie's chamber opera "Three Decembers"
Excerpted from FanFaire Foundation's Opera Appreciation Event, Writing Opera Today with composer Jake Heggie and mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzman" held at the Neurosciences Institute Auditorium on October 3, 2010
Jake Heggie on his chamber opera "To Hell and Back"
Jake Heggie on his chamber opera "To Hell and Back"
Excerpted from FanFaire Foundation's Opera Appreciation Event "Writing Opera Today with Composer Jake Heggie and Mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzman" held at the Neurosciences Institute Auditorium on October 3, 2010
Jake Heggie on his new opera Moby-Dick
Jake Heggie on his new opera Moby-Dick
Composer Jake Heggie introduces his new opera Moby-Dick at FanFaire Foundation's opera appreciation concert held October 3, 2010 at the Neurosciences Institute Auditorium in La Jolla, CA and plays the piano reduction of the opera's Prelude.
Suzanna Guzman Sings Noel Coward's "If Love Were All" with Jake Heggie, piano
Suzanna Guzman Sings Noel Coward's "If Love Were All" with Jake Heggie, piano
Encore number at FanFaire Foundation's Opera Appreciation event: "Writing Opera Today with Jake Heggie and Suzanna Guzman" held at the Neurosciences Institute October 3, 2010

 
 
FREE FAMILY CONCERTS
 

From Paris to You / Orvieto Piano Trio:
 

From Paris to You with Zachary Deak, piano
From Paris to You with Zachary Deak, piano
Paris-based, San Diego-born pianist Zachary Deak performs music by Scarlatti, Liszt, Scriabin and Schumann at the Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library; presented by FanFaire Foundation. Audience consensus: AMAZING!!! Learn more about Zachary at: http://fanfairefoundation.org/paris.html
Virginie d'Avezac and Zachary Deak play Henri Vieuxtemps': Elegie op.30 for Viola and Piano
Virginie d'Avezac and Zachary Deak play Henri Vieuxtemps': Elegie op.30 for Viola and Piano
"From Paris to You" - part of FanFaire Foundation's Free Family Concert Series presented at the Carlsbad City Library's Schulman Auditorium April 24, 2012 at 6:30 pm
Orvieto Piano Trio
Orvieto Piano Trio
Byron Chow, MD, Lauren Basney, and Daniel Frankhuizen play Chanson Georgienne by Sergei Rachmaninov and Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor by Ludwig van Beethoven (1st movement). Excerpted from the video of their performance on August 12, 2011 at the Univeristy of San Diego French Parlor

 
 
SOME “KIDS Playing For KIDS” EVENTS
 

Chamber Music is FUN! / Impromptu Quartet
 

Impromptu Quartet Plays Petite Serenade
Impromptu Quartet Plays Petite Serenade
Presented by FanFaire Foundation and Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club in "Chamber Music is FUN!!!" concert held June 29, 2013 at the Garden Club. Impromptu Quartet plays "Petite Serenade" by Shin-Irchiro Yokoyama; quartet members Jonathan Wong, 1st violin; Allan Huang, 2nd violin; Christopher Wong, viola; Elijah Grote, cello were among those who launched FanFaire Foundation's "KIDS Playing For KIDS" program in October 2011
Paul Maxwell and Clara Truong Play Paganini's Variations on One String on a Theme by Rossini
Paul Maxwell and Clara Truong Play Paganini's Variations on One String on a Theme by Rossini
Presented by FanFaire Foundation and Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club at the "Chamber Music is FUN!!!" concert held on June 29, 2013 at the Garden Club. Paul and Clara are active founding members of FanFaire Foundation's "KIDS Playing For KIDS" program

 

Piano Trios:
 

Adrian Liu, Haley Schricker, and Paul Maxwell Play Ravel's Piano Trio
Adrian Liu, Haley Schricker, and Paul Maxwell Play Ravel's Piano Trio
Pianist Adrian Liu, violinist Haley Schricker, and cellist Paul Maxwell, members of FanFaire Foundation's KIDS Playing For KIDS program perform Maurice Ravel's Piano Trio in A minor at a concert for the benefit of the children of Monarch School in downtown San Diego, held on April 13, 2013 at the C3 Performing Arts Center in San Diego.
Adrian Liu, Haley Schricker, and Paul Maxwell Play a Beethoven Piano Trio
Adrian Liu, Haley Schricker, and Paul Maxwell Play a Beethoven Piano Trio
Pianist Adrian Liu, violinist Haley Schricker, and cellist Paul Maxwell, members of FanFaire Foundation's KIDS Playing For KIDS program perform Beethoven's Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 1 No. 3 at a concert for the benefit of the children of Monarch School in downtown San Diego, held on April 13, 2013 at the C3 Performing Arts Center in San Diego.

 

Duos:
 

Paul Maxwell and Clara Truong play "The Swan"
Paul Maxwell and Clara Truong play "The Swan"
Presented by FanFaire Foundation and Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club; performed at the "Chamber Music is FUN!!!" concert held June 29, 2013; both are active members of FanFaire Foundation's "KIDS Playing For KIDS" program
Paul Maxwell and Clara Truong Play Paganini's Variations on One String on a Theme by Rossini
Paul Maxwell and Clara Truong Play Paganini's Variations on One String on a Theme by Rossini
Presented by FanFaire Foundation and Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club at the "Chamber Music is FUN!!!" concert held on June 29, 2013 at the Garden Club. Paul and Clara are active founding members of FanFaire Foundation's "KIDS Playing For KIDS" program
Adrian Liu and Paul Maxwell Play Brahms' Sonata for Piano and Cello
Adrian Liu and Paul Maxwell Play Brahms' Sonata for Piano and Cello
Pianist Adrian Liu and cellist Paul Maxwell, active members of FanFaire Foundation's KIDS Playing For KIDS program perform the first movement, Allegro non troppo, of Brahms' Sonata for Piano and Cello at Casa de Manana in La Jolla
Paul Maxwell plays Dvorak's Cello Concerto (2nd mvt)
Paul Maxwell plays Dvorak's Cello Concerto (2nd mvt)
Performance at Seacrest Village with Adrian Liu, piano
Adrian Liu and Jasmine Wang Play Beethoven's "Spring" Sonata (1st Movement)
Adrian Liu and Jasmine Wang Play Beethoven's "Spring" Sonata (1st Movement)
FanFaire Foundation's "Kids Playing for Kids" team members Adrian (piano) and Jasmine (violin) play Beethoven's Sonata for Piano and Violin in F Major, Op. 24 at the Benefit Concert held on December 27, 2011 at the Carlsbad Senior Center Auditorium
Kalvin Hibi Plays Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor at Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club
Kalvin Hibi Plays Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor at Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club
Prelude performance at FanFaire Foundation's "From Paris to You" free family concerts series featuring pianist Zachary Deak and violist Virginie d'Avezac de Castera held at the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club on April 28, 2012

 

Solo Pieces:
 

Ursula Hardianto Plays Selections from 51 Minitudes
Ursula Hardianto Plays Selections from 51 Minitudes
Young Ursula Hardianto, active member of FanFaire Foundation's KIDS Playing For KIDS program, plays her favorite selections from Nicolas Slonimsky's "51 Minitudes" at Casa de Manana in La Jolla, CA
Adrian Liu Plays Chopin's Ballade No. 1
Adrian Liu Plays Chopin's Ballade No. 1
Pianist Adrian Liu, active founding member of FanFaire Foundation's Kids Playing For Kids program, in performance at Casa de Manana in La Jolla, CA on May 11, 2013.
Michael Chen Plays Poulenc's Toccata
Michael Chen Plays Poulenc's Toccata
Young pianist Michael Chen, active founding member of FanFaire Foundation's KIDS Playing For KIDS program plays a Toccata by Francis Poulenc at Casa de Manana in La Jolla, CA
Paul Maxwell Plays "Flight of the Bumblebee"
Paul Maxwell Plays "Flight of the Bumblebee"
Young cellist Paul Maxwell, an active member of FanFaire Foundation's KIDS Playing For KIDS program, plays Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's short piece "The Flight of the Bumblebee" at a concert for the benefit of the children of Monarch School in downtown San Diego, held on April 13, 2013 at the C3 Performing Arts Center in San Diego.
Michael Chen Plays a Beethoven Piano Sonata
Michael Chen Plays a Beethoven Piano Sonata
Pianist Michael Chen, an active founding member of FanFaire Foundation's KID Playing For KIDS program plays the 1st movement of Beethoven's Piano Sonata in C major, Op. 2, No. 3
Ursula Hardianto Plays Variations on a Theme of Paganini
Ursula Hardianto Plays Variations on a Theme of Paganini
Young pianist Ursula Hardianto, active member of FanFaire Foundation's KIDS Playing For KIDS program, plays her prize-winning piece, Variations on a Theme of Paganini by Isaak Berkovich at Casa de Manana in La Jolla, CA
Ian Tran plays Mozart's Sonata in C Major (1st movement)
Ian Tran plays Mozart's Sonata in C Major (1st movement)
Performed at FanFaire Foundation's benefit concert held at the Carlsbad Senior Center on December 27, 2011
Prelude Performances by Alexis Ng, Ivy Tran, and Michael Chen
Prelude Performances by Alexis Ng, Ivy Tran, and Michael Chen
FanFaire Foundation's :KIDS Playing for KIDS" team members perform in Prelude to "From Paris to You" concert at the La Jolla / Riford Branch Library on April 29, 2012. Piano pieces played: Beethoven's "Fur Elise", Sibelius' "Romance", Chopin's Etude in C# minor, and Slonimsky's "Cartoons with Adventures."
Jasmine Wang plays Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 5 in C minor
Jasmine Wang plays Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 5 in C minor
Jasmine performs Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 5 in C minor, Op.10, No. 1 at FanFaire Foundation's Benefit Concert held at the Carlsbad Senior Center Auditorium on December 27, 2011
Michael Chen plays Chopin and Weber
Michael Chen plays Chopin and Weber
Michael plays Etude in C# minor by Frederic Chopin and "Invitation to the Dance" by Carl Maria von Weber in Prelude to "From Paris to You" concert presented by FanFaire Foundation at Carlsbad City Library's Schulman Auditorium on April 24, 2012

 

Pop & Broadway with The Pizarro Brothers

The Pizarro Brothers Play Pop and Broadway
The Pizarro Brothers Play Pop and Broadway
A medley of pop and Broadway pieces excerpted from the performance by the Pizarro Brothers, Dominic and Angelo, at Point Loma Credit Union's celebration of Rancho Bernardo's 50th anniversary on May 18, 2012; presented by FanFaire Foundation.
The Pizarro Brothers Play "Spain" by Chick Corea
The Pizarro Brothers Play "Spain" by Chick Corea
Presented by FanFaire Foundation at Point Loma Credit Union's Cinco de Mayo celebration in Kearny Mesa on May 4, 2012. Dominic and Angelo Pizarro are members of the Foundation's KIDS Playing for KIDS program.
The Pizarro Brothers Play Obsesión by Pedro Flores
The Pizarro Brothers Play Obsesión by Pedro Flores
Performed at Point Loma Credit Union's celebration of Cinco de Mayo in Kearny Mesa on May 4, 2012. The classically trained Pizarro Brothers, members of FanFaire Foundation's KIDS Playing for KIDS program, played a program of Latin and Jazz music.
A Conversation with Angelo Pizarro, the younger half of the Pizarro Brothers, part 1
A Conversation with Angelo Pizarro, the younger half of the Pizarro Brothers, part 1
13-year old Angelo in an animated conversation with GEAR UP adviser Therese Cisneros-Remington about his plans for a career in music; recorded following the Pizarro Brothers' gig at Point Loma Credit Union celebrating Rancho Bernardo's 50th anniversary, presented by FanFaire Foundation on May 18, 2012
A Conversation with Angelo Pizarro, the younger half of the Pizarro Brothers, part 2
A Conversation with Angelo Pizarro, the younger half of the Pizarro Brothers, part 2
Part 2 of Angelo Pizarro's conversation with GEAR UP adviser Therese Cisneros-Remington ; recorded following the Pizarro Brothers' gig at Point Loma Credit Union celebrating Rancho Bernardo's 50th anniversary, presented by FanFaire Foundation on May 18, 2012

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