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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1997 | JOSE CARDENAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dressed in an elegant red gown, mingling and chatting backstage, the Calabasas High School sophomore could just as well have been at a school formal last Saturday night. A few moments later, however, the noisy patter from a packed house inside Forest Lawn's Hall of Liberty gave way to admiring silence as the teenager floated across the stage with the authority and composure of a seasoned professional.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1997 | JOSE CARDENAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dressed in an elegant red gown, mingling and chatting backstage, the Calabasas High School sophomore could just as well have been at a school formal last Saturday night. A few moments later, however, the noisy patter from a packed house inside Forest Lawn's Hall of Liberty gave way to admiring silence as the teenager floated across the stage with the authority and composure of a seasoned professional.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 25, 1996
A Calabasas girl and a North Hollywood boy won the top prize at the eighth annual Music Center Spotlight Awards, which were presented Tuesday night at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Jessica Tivens, 15, a freshman at Calabasas High school, won in the classical voice category, while drummer Tony Austin, 17, of North Hollywood, a senior at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, won in the jazz instrumental category. Each won $5,000.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 1, 2002 | Daniel Cariaga
The James Irvine Foundation has committed $15,000 toward the production of three new episodes of Sylvia Kunin's "Musical Encounters," the half-hour cable access shows that bring together young musicians and elementary or secondary school students.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 4, 1997
How appropriate: As a child of the 1980s, 16-year-old Jessica Tivens first experienced the 400-year-old art of opera on television. How fortunate: That day watching and listening to "Aida" with Placido Domingo sparked a passion that has turned the Calabasas High School sophomore into one of the finest young opera singers in the country. Last week, Jessica made her world opera debut to sold-out crowds in Reykjavik, Iceland--a nation that knows its opera.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 30, 1995 | DAVID E. BRADY
They are singers, dancers, musicians--16 aspiring performers representing some of the best young talent in the San Fernando Valley. And earlier this month, they joined 49 other Southern California high school students as semi-finalists in a scholarship program sponsored by the Music Center of Los Angeles County. The 1996 Music Center Spotlight Awards drew more than 800 applicants in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties, the center announced.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 11, 2000
* Classical--The New West Symphony will present its season-ending concerts in Thousand Oaks and Oxnard. Program: Mahler's Symphony No. 4 in G; Schubert's Symphony No. 8; Adam's "Lollapalooza." Guest artist, soprano Jessica Tivens. May 19: Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. May 20: Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way. Both concerts begin at 8 p.m. $8-$55. 497-5800.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 25, 1996 | FRANK MANNING
A Calabasas girl and a North Hollywood boy won the top prize at the eighth annual Music Center Spotlight Awards, which were presented Tuesday night at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Jessica Tivens, 15, a freshman at Calabasas High School, won in the classical voice category, while drummer Tony Austin, 17, of North Hollywood, a senior at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, won in the jazz instrumental category. Each won $5,000.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 12, 1992 | LYNNE HEFFLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A young girl who may have a life-threatening disease finds courage to face it after a magical meeting with the legendary Pecos Bill in "Pecos Bill and Billie," a new musical at the Burbank Little Theatre. This Actors' Company holiday offering for family audiences, directed by Sandra Fleck, gets off to a forced start.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 31, 1996 | MIGUEL HELFT
Thanks to a $5,000 grant from Oxnard's best-known businessman, about 500 students from Oxnard, Port Hueneme and Fillmore schools will get a chance to hear some of Ventura County's best young musicians perform with the New West Symphony at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Foundation grant will sponsor the students, most of them low income, along with parents or teachers as chaperons, at the New West Symphony's Microsoft Discovery Artists Concert on Jan. 25.
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