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Southland Symphony Season Finale
SSO's "Magic of Music" Season Finale features Music of the Movies and Honors the 125th anniversary of the City of Ontario, California
The concert will take place at Bethel Congregational Church, UCC. 536 N Euclid Ave., Ontario, CA 91762
Music Director & Conductor Sylvia Lee Mann leads the Southland Symphony Orchestra, "Ontario's Orchestra", in a Season Finale featuring music of the movies, and honoring the 125th anniversary year of the City of Ontario, California. We will be performing both modern film music and some of the all-time classics!
1891 saw the birth of the City of Ontario, and the birth of motion pictures studios...so the SSO is celebrating with classic and new music from your favorite films. Some selections: 2001, A Space Odyssey; Pirates of the Caribbean; Star Wars; Magnificent 7; Star Trek; The Wizard of Oz;The Sound of Music; Titanic; Jaws; Clockwork Orange; West Side Story; The Godfather and more...This concert marks the official Season Finale of the orchestra's 5th season in Ontario. Check out our updated Season promo video, below:
Of special interest is the conducting debut of Silent Auction Baton winner, Elizabeth Courtney. Ms. Courtney, a prominent local attorney, will be conducting the orchestra in John Philip Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever"
A $5 donation is requested, but not required, for entrance. The $5 donation entitles the giver to door-prize tickets- and those door-prizes are always great!
There will also be a Silent Auction fund-raiser, featuring premium items- check the symphony's website for more information!
About the Southland Symphony Orchestra:
The Southland Symphony presented its first concert in Ontario on Sunday, December 11, 2011. The orchestra's founder and director, Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann, who had recently relocated to the area, saw a need and an opportunity to bring symphonic music to the larger Ontario Community, a community which was already embracing arts and culture. Since that first concert, we have presented more than 25 free, full-orchestra concerts for this community. We have presented internationally renowned musicians from all over the globe, performing music of the greatest composers of history, and music of great composers still living today.
Dr. Mann says of the orchestra, " Our purpose is to enrich our community by engaging audiences and inspiring a love of music through exciting live symphony performances, innovative programming, and educational outreach." We offer opportunities for the community to experience the very best in music, "right in their own back-yards."
The Southland Symphony Orchestra is a volunteer, community orchestra, providing fantastic opportunities for qualified musicians to experience and perform live music of the highest quality. We welcome musicians of all ages and from all walks of life: Students and senior citizens, professionals and amateurs: Hobbyist, Professional, Retired…. All are welcome.
Are you a musician, and would you like a chance to participate?
Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann