Upcoming Events


Tasting Notes

The Contemporary Choral Collective of Los Angeles (C3LA) presents their final concert series of the 2018-2019 season, TASTING NOTES, a one-of-a-kind concert collaboration with local LA chefs Pete Agraan and Joey Firoben that will feature amuse-bouches (small bites) paired with original compositions by C3LA composers, as well as songs about nourishment, scarcity, and where our food is sourced.

Friday, May 24th, 2019 // 8 PM
LP Studios, 1728 Standard Ave, Glendale, CA 91201
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Saturday, May 25th, 2019 // 4 PM
Non de Gen, 244 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA, 90012
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Past Events


March 16, 2019 // The San Gabriel Valley Choral Company presents The Living Voice : Featuring contemporary choral works by John Rutter, Simon & Garfunkel, Diana Woolner, David Dickau, Andrea Clearfield, Ricky Ian Gordon, and other composers of the 20th and 21st centuries.
@ The Parish of St. Luke (122 N. California Street, Monrovia, CA)

April 13-14, 2019 // Newts : An experimental interpretation of Karel Capek’s “War of the Newts” developed by Sean Hayward.
@ Black and White Gallery  (24700 McBean Pkwy, Valencia, CA)

February 15th, 2019 // On the Threshold : C3LA presents its latest selection of new and adventurous choral works about the uncanny and the unknown.
@ St. John’s Cathedral (514 W. Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007)

February 16th, 2019 // On the Threshold : C3LA presents its latest selection of new and adventurous choral works about the uncanny and the unknown.
@ St. John’s Cathedral (514 W. Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007)

August 2nd-5th, 2018 // Writing for the Voice with C3LA This 4-day workshop for composers is an intensive course on how to write for and understand the voice as an instrument. @ First Congregational Church of Los Angeles (540 South Commonwealth Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

May 18th, 2018 // 8pm – Conversations with Strangers C3LA presents a concert of new and adventurous choral music, featuring works by member-composers Drew Corey, David HarrisDavid Rentz, and Jaco Wong, as well as contemporary composers Carolyn Chen, Natalie Dietterich, Alexander Dmitriev, and David Lang. @ First Congregational Church of Los Angeles (540 South Commonwealth Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

May 19th, 2018 // 8pm – Conversations with Strangers C3LA presents a concert of new and adventurous choral music, featuring works by member-composers Drew Corey, David HarrisDavid Rentz, and Jaco Wong, as well as contemporary composers Carolyn Chen, Natalie Dietterich, Alexander Dmitriev, and David Lang. @ St. Bede’s Episcopal Church (3590 Grand View Blvd, Los Angeles, CA)

February 17th, 2018 // 8pm – Words Like Blades C3LA presents a concert of new and adventurous music for choir, piano and solo voice. Featuring works by member-composers TJ Sclafani, Fahad Siadat, Amy Gordon, Allen Menton and Amy Golden, as well as contemporary composers Francis Kayali, Patrick Behnke, and Joshua Harris. ​@ St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (1020 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA)

February 24th, 2018 // 8pm – Words Like Blades C3LA presents a concert of new and adventurous music for choir, piano and solo voice. Featuring works by member-composers TJ Sclafani, Fahad Siadat, Amy Gordon, Allen Menton and Amy Golden, as well as contemporary composers Francis Kayali, Patrick Behnke, and Joshua Harris. ​@ Lineage Performing Arts Center (89 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA)

December 9, 2017 // 8:30pm – Lou Harrison: Music of the Pacific
Continuing the worldwide musical celebration of Lou Harrison’s centennial, this diverse program presents a rare opportunity to hear a survey of works by the ebullient composer known for his fearless blending of Eastern and Western sounds. Los Angeles-based gamelan Kyai Doro Dasih, directed by renowned composer Pak Djoko Walujo, is joined on stage by guest musicians Chrysanthe Tan (violin), Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick (cello), Ulrich Krieger (saxophone) and Andrew McIntosh (violin) to bring Harrison’s Javanese gamelan pieces to life.
@REDCAT – Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (631 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA)

December 9, 2017 // 6pm & 9pm – Iris Company presents Bouquet
BOUQUET invites the audience into a full sensory buffet, welcomes them to join a wild ritual of letting go, fills them with nostalgia and memory, and lures them in to witness two male bodies finding commonality in femininity. The four distinct pieces utilize the quirky Basic Flowers venue in unique ways, giving the audience the freedom to walk around and witness the performance from different angles.
@ Basic Flowers (242 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA)

November 4th, 2017 // 4pm – American Breakfast
C3LA presents a program of new & adventurous choral music / ruminations on a contemporary America.
@ Angels Gate Cultural Center (3601 South Gaffey Street, San Pedro, CA)

October 27th, 2017 // 12pm – American Breakfast
C3LA presents a program of new & adventurous choral music / ruminations on a contemporary America.
@ Scripps College, Balch Auditiorium (1030 N Columbia Ave, Claremont, CA)

October 11th, 2017 // 6pm – C3LA Drinking Song Sing-A-Long Fundraiser
Fall Fundraiser for C3LA. An evening of German folk songs, great drinks, and delicious food.
@ Loreley Restaurant Los Angeles (1201 N. La Brea Av., West Hollywood, CA)
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September 9th, 2017 // 6pm – from sea to shining sea
Site-specific performance of Diana Woolner’s Lip Service, in collaboration with multi-disciplinary artist Jimena Sarno on From Sea to Shining Sea (FSTSS)
@ White Point Nature Preserve (San Pedro, CA)
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July 27th-30th, 2017 – Writing for the Voice
Join C3LA, VoiceScienceWorks, and See-A-Dot Music Publishing, for a four-day workshop that includes two days of intensive focus on how the voice works and how to translate that knowledge into compositional tools, and two days with C3LA having your music workshopped by a professional ensemble and participating in the uniqueness of the choral collective model. The events are ticketed separately, so to attend the entire four days, you will need to purchase two separate tickets.
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May 15th, 2017 // 8pm – C3LA presents Meditations
A collection of contemporary choral works exploring the supernatural, the spiritual, and the otherworldly.
@ Monk Space (4414 W. 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA)
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May 20th, 2017 // 4pm – C3LA presents Meditations
A collection of contemporary choral works exploring the supernatural, the spiritual, and the otherworldly.
@ St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (1020 N Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA)
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May 20th, 2017 // 6pm – Come enjoy a night of Latvian Folk Music and Dancing with Lāčkāja! – Lāčkajas dziesmu un deju vakaru…lieliem un maziem
@ the Latvian Community Center (1955 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, CA)
Tickets: $20/general admission and $10/student

 

wwd-logo-finalMarch 23rd, 2017 // 10am – Lāčkāja will be performing at World Wood Day!
World Wood Day is a week-long festival will be hosted in Long Beach, USA where a wealth of cultural values root and flourish. Together with participants from over 100 countries and regions, this grand celebration will feature a wide variety of activities will be organized, including a symposium, woodcraft activities, design and temple bus programs, folk art workshops, children’s events and a musical festival.
@ Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center (300 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, CA)
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March 11th, 2017 // 8pm – Melodica Fest 2017
Drew’s piece Meditation for Melodicas for 11 melodicas will be featured along with many other innovative works for melodica, the most perfect instrument to ever be created.
@ 1142 E 11th St, Los Angeles, CA
FREE ADMISSION

March 5th, 2017 // 2pm – C3LA presents GLOSSOLALIA
A collection of new and adventurous choral works exploring language, phonemes, and words in/as music.
Church of the Angeles (​1100 Avenue 64, Pasadena, CA)
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March 4th, 2017 // 8pm – C3LA presents GLOSSOLALIA
A collection of new and adventurous choral works exploring language, phonemes, and words in/as music.
@ DNJ Gallery at Bergamot Station (2525 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA)
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February 17th, 2017 // 12pm – Lāčkāja at Scripps College
@ Balch Auditorium at Scripps College (1030 N Columbia Ave, Claremont, CA)
FREE ADMISSION

February 4th, 2017 // 8pm – C3LA at Nation of Immigrants: Benefit Concert
C3LA will be singing along with some of LA’s most talented musicians in support of the ACLU. Please come and support the ACLU and enjoy some beautiful music.
@ St. Thomas the Apostle (7501 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA)

January 22nd, 2017 // 7:30pm and 9:30pm – The Reader’s Chorus in collaboration with the Museum of Jurassic Technology presents an immersive performance throughout the rooms, chambers, hallways, niches, stairways, passages, and openings of the Museum of Jurassic Technology as the culmination of a generous invitation to engage with the Museum itself.
@ the Museum of Jurassic Technology (9341 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA)

Passing Flight PosterDecember 20th, 2016 // 8pm – The second concert of C3LA’s premiere season is showing at Monk Space in LA. Featuring sublime and innovative choral music from the last 25 years including works by Toby Twining, Jonathan David, Trevor Shaw, Robinson McClellan, and John Cantrell and pieces by C3LA members Matthew Brown, David Harris, Drew Corey, and Fahad Siadat.
@ Monk Space (4414 W. 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA)

December 9th, 2016 // 8pm – The Contemporary Vocal Ensemble Winter Concert
The Contemporary Vocal Ensemble at CalArts is an ensemble dedicated to new music practices and good ensemble vocal singing. This concert features the works of Jonathan David, Michael Dellaira, Bettina Sheppard, and Trevor Shaw as well as pieces by CalArts composers.
@ The Wild Beast, CalArts (24700 McBean Pkwy, Valencia, CA)
FREE ADMISSION

December 4th, 2016 // 5pm – “The Funeral of the Absurd”
Drew’s Graduation Recital from CalArts. The concert will feature all original compositions and a new large work created in collaboration with visual artist Sabrina Kalleen. (www.sabrinakalleen.com).
@ The Wild Beast, CalArts (24700 McBean Pkwy, Valencia, CA)
FREE ADMISSION

November 20th, 2016 // 2pm – The first concert in C3LA’s premiere season! Featuring sublime and innovative choral music from the last 25 years including works by Toby Twining, Jonathan David, Trevor Shaw, Robinson McClellan, and John Cantrell and pieces by C3LA members Matthew Brown, David Harris, Drew Corey, and Fahad Siadat.
@ the Latvian Community Center (1955 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, CA)
Tickets: $10/advance and $15/door
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November 19th, 2016 // 7pm – Lackaja is performing for a Latvian Independence Day Balle hosted by the American Latvian Association.
@ the Latvian Community Center (1955 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, CA)