Junior psychology major Amanda Saddlemire, junior history major Jordan Harwell and junior biology major Charonne Razafindralay play West African drums to the song “Sofa” Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium.
Musicians of different ages and different musical backgrounds joined together as the La Verne Chamber Orchestra showcased a variety of music at the La Verne Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert Saturday in Morgan Auditorium.
The La Verne Chamber Orchestra, which was formed last semester by senior adjunct professor of music Danielle Cummins, has grown to new dimensions with new instrumentalists and the guidance of conductor and senior music major Emmanuel Lagumbay.
The University of La Verne campus was roaring Saturday night with the noise of the home football game, but inside Morgan Auditorium the sounds of the violins crying and pianos playing filled the acoustics of the room.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
National CORE, a nonprofit affordable housing developer, is leading a permanent supportive housing project, 740 Foothill Community, in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County between the cities of San Dimas and La Verne. Both cities are opposed to the project.