Gardiner W Spring Event Schedule History

 

 

 

1939 -- 1940 

 

 

FIRST ANNUAL SEASON

 

1/26/40

"Stage Door" -- Chaffey High Students

 

1/11/40

San Francisco Ballet

 

3/5/40

"Madam Butterfly" -- San Carlo Opera Co. Allied Art Series

 

2/16/40

"Pageant of America" -- Chaffey High Students

 

2/1/40

"What a Life" -- Play, Allied Art Series

 

 

 

 

 

1940-1941 

 

 

SECOND ANNUAL SEASON

 

11/7/40

"Eighteen Actors, Inc." (3-41)

 

 

In the "Petrified Forest" -- A Comedy, Dorothy Adams, Dana Andrews, et. al.

 

12/12/40

"Argentinita & Her Spanish Ensemble"

 

 

Pilar Lopez, Antonio Tirana, Carlos Montoya, Concert Guitarist

 

1/24/41

"Don Cossack Chorus" -- Serge Jaroff (42)

 

3/20/41

"Eighteen Actors, Inc." A modern comedy. (11/7/40)

 

4/17/41

John Charles Thomas, World Famous Baritone

 

2/27/41

Richard Crooks, Metropolitan Tenor

 

 

 

 

 

1941 -- 1942

 

 

THIRD ANNUAL SEASON

 

12/4/41

Paul Robeson, One of Greatest American Singers

 

1941

"Extravaganza" -- The first in a long series of Chaffey High School Musicals

 

1/19/42

"Don Cossack Chorus" -- (1/24/41)

 

2/5/42

The Trapp Family Singers, -- Nine musicians, plus The Family

 

4/30/42

Vronsky & Babin, Duo Pianists

 

 

(An Art Exhibit at the same time, 2 pictures, Loren Barton, Emil Kosa Jr.)

 

5/7&8/42

Chaffey Symphony Orchestra, Ralph Streano, Conductor

 

 

 

 

 

1943

 

1/19/43

Donald Dickson, Baritone

 

2/9/43

Jose Iturbi, Pianist

 

3/11/43

Helen Jepson, Soprano

 

1943

Yehudi Menhuin, Violinist

 

 

 

 

 

1943-1944-1945

 

 

The War Years

 

 

ONTARIO ARMY AIR BASE, Presenter

 

 

Col. Wm. B. Towman; Lt. Col. John P. Randolph;

 

 

Lt. Col. John A. Zahn; Col. Wm. E. Elder ('45)

 

8/13/43

"Parade of the Stars" -- George Raft, Jimmy Durante, Marlene Dietrich, Xaviar Cugat

 

 

& Band, Ritz Brothers, Donald O'Connor, Peggy Ryan

 

11/24/43

Kay Kyser & Band (Presented at Ontario Air Base)

 

11/11/43

Art Baker, radio & song Leader, maaster of Ceremonies, "Patriotic Victory Bond Sale"

 

6/25/43

Rudy Vallee, Conductor, Jaimmie Greer's Orchestra.

 

 

Sponsor: Ontario 20-30 Club. "Lucky Eleven Coast Guard Band."

 

12/22/43

Hollywood USO Camp Show (Service men only)

 

1943

Glen Miller's Orchestra, Ray Eberly, Vocalist; George Riley, Radio Comedian;

 

 

Helen Heller & Johnnie Bond, Singers. Featured new song, "Pistol Packin' Momma".

 

1944

Community War Memorial, E. Joseph Sandford, Civic Chairman.

 

 

Chaffey Band, Ralph Streano; Chaffey Victory Cadets, Karl Kaiser, Director;

 

 

S. Earle Blakeslee, Musical Director; Major Henry C. Givan Jr., Cal-Aero Academy;

 

 

Lt. Col. John R. Randolph, Ontario Army Air Base.

 

7/10/43

War Bond Show -- "Slapsie Maxie Rosenblum Show" -- Boris Minnevich & Harmonica 

 

 

Rascals; Merry Macs; Frankie Masters Orchestra

 

2/23/44

5th War Bond Drive -- Eddie Cantor Show (Merton E. Hill Auditorium for Broadcast 

 

 

…then larger show at Chaffey Auditorium); Cab Calloway; The Mad Russian;

 

 

Allen Hale; The Sportsmen.

 

5/4/44

Joseph Szigety -- Violinist

 

6/23/44

"You Bet Your Life" -- U.S. Army and 4th Air Force presentation

 

7/6/44

Joe E. Brown, Comedian, Master of Ceremonies -- War Bond Rally 

 

 

Marlene Dietrick, George Raft

 

 

 

 

1945

West End Memorial Day Salute to Veterans

 

 

Chaffey High School Band, Lester Schroeder, Conductor;

 

 

W.H. Kegley, recites "Lincoln's Gettysburg Address"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/28/44

Alexander Brailowsky, Pianist

 

1/18/45

Gregor Piatigorsky, Cellist

 

2/23/45

Marian Anderson, Contralto

 

3/30/45

Igor Gorin, Baritone

 

 

 

 

 

1945 -- 1946

 

 

2/14/46

Patricia Travers

 

 

3/21/46

John Charles Thomas, Baritone

 

4/25/46

Bartlett & Robertson, duo-Pianists

 

7/15/46

"Pirates of Penzance" -- Foothill Music & Drama Association

 

 

S. Earle Blakeslee, Director

 

7/25/46

"H.M.S. Pinafore" -- The Foothill Music Association

 

 

 

 

 

1946 -- 1947

 

11/7/46

Don Cossack Chorus, (1/19/42; 1/24/41)

 

1/30/47

Jennie Tourel, Mezzo Soprano

 

3/11/47

"The Prince of Pilson" -- Foothill Music Association, S. Earle Blakeslee, Director

 

3/17/47

San Francisco Symphony -- Pierre Monteaux, Director

 

4/10/47

Claudio Arrau, Pianist 

 

 

 

 

 

1947 -- 1948

 

10/ /47

Father Flannagan's Boys Chorus

 

3/4/48

Rudolf Firkusny, Pianist

 

2/ /48

The Original Ballet Russe

 

4/24/48

Issac Stern, Violinist

 

2/20/48

"House of Horrors" -- Chaffey Senior Class, Gretchen Lizer, Director

          

 4/30, 5/1/48 

Extravaganza, Chaffey High, Gretchen Lizer, Director

 

 

 

 

 

1948 -- 1949

 

48

Bob Hope, Desi Arnez Orchestra, Jerry Colonna, Ontario Host Lions

 

10/25/48

Jussi Bjorling, Tenor

 

1/27/49

Patrice Munsell

 

10/20/49

Helen Traubel, Soprano

 

 

 

 

 

1949 -- 1950

 

3/1/49

Nelson Eddy, Baritone

 

2/24/49

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Alfred Wallenstein, Director ('50-'59)

 

4/29,30/49

Extravaganza, Chaffey High School, Gretchen Lizer, Director & Chairman of Dept.

 

 

Shirley Snider, Instruments, Jack Feeney, Orchestra

 

5/12,13/50 

Extravaganza, Chaffey Theatre Orchestra, Robert Jones, Band.

 

2/23/50

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Alfred Wallenstein, Director ('50-'59)

 

3/3/50

Guiseppi Di Steffanco, Tenor

 

 

 

 

 

1950 -- 1951

 

5/18,19/51

Extravaganza -- "Big, Wide Wonderful World"

 

10/20/51

Chaffey Symphony Orchestra, Jack Feeney, Cond.; Loren Welch, Baritone

 

11/5/50

"Vesper Services of Sacred Music", Chaffey High School

 

10/26/50

Artur Rubinstein, Pianist

 

3/ /50

Dorothy Warenskjold, Soprano

 

11/2/50

London String Quartet, Richard Farrell, Pianist

 

4/6/51

Chaffey Symphony Orchestra & Concert Band, Jack Feeney; Robert Jones

 

3/27/51

Robert Weede, Metropolitan Baritone

 

 

 

 

 

1951 -- 1952

 

11/29/51

Ballet Russe De Monte Carlo ('48)

 

2/5/52

William Primrose, Viola

 

2/26/52

Morley & Gearhart, Two-Pianos

 

3/12/52

De Paur's Infantry Chorus

 

1952

Extravaganza, "Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggar Man, Thief"

 

 

 

 

 

1952 -- 1953

 

10/26/52

Chaffey Symphony Orchestra, Jack Feeney, Director; Tony Niccola, Tenor

 

12/18/52

"Twas The Night Before Christmas", Chaffey College Symphonic Choir

 

 

S. Earle Blakeslee, Conductor

 

1953

Extravaganza, "Here, There, and Everywhere"

 

 

 

 

 

1953 -- 1954

 

10/25/53

Chaffey Symphonic Orchestra, John Feeney, Conductor; Lindsay Workman, Bass-Baritone

 

 

 

 

 

1954 -- 1955

 

10/31/54

Chaffey Symphony Orchestra, John Feeney, Conductor; Phyla Wood Bedford, Soprano

 

1954

"Vision of St. Stephan", Chaffey High School, John Feeney, Director;

 

 

Margaret Bray, Organist

 

1954

Robert Shaw Chorale, (60-61), Robert Shaw, Chaffey High Graduate

 

1954

Leonard Pennario, Pianist (60-61, 92-93)

 

1954

Paganini Quartet, (57-58)

 

1954

Ti-Kwei Sze

 

1954

Ballet Russe De Monte Carlo (48, 51, 52)

 

1954

Extravaganza, "The Four Winds and The 7 Seas", Ruth Crouch, Chm.; John Feeney;

 

 

Joyce Hall

 

2/26,27/54

"Finian's Rainbow" Chaffey High Senior Class, Perry Polski, Director

 

 

 

 

 

1955

 

11/15/55

Berlin Ballet

 

10/30/55

Chaffey Symphony Orchestra, John Feeney, Director; Chaffey Music Dept.

 

 

Margaret Bray, Organist, (Included "Victory At Sea")

 

12/ /55

"Amahl & the Night Visitors", Chaffey Music Dept.

 

 

(Included 3 Children of Mr. & Mrs. Campbell Nelson)

 

5/20,21/55

"Brigadoon", Extravaganza, Ronald Marshall, Director

 

2/25,26/55

"Allegro", Chaffey Senior Class; Music by Rogers & Hammerstein

 

 

 

 

 

1955 -- 1956

 

10/19/55

John Carter

 

1955

American Dance Theatre

 

2/3/56

Boston Pops Orchestra

 

3/ /56

Camella Williams, Contralto

 

4/4/56

Carmella Wicks, Violinist

 

 

 

 

 

1956 -- 1957

 

10/28/56

Chaffey Symphony Orchestra, John Feeney, Conductor

 

 

Gordon Berger, Baritone

 

11/9/56

Mantovani Orchestra

 

3/ /57

Obernkirchen Childrens Choir (61)

 

12/26/57

Igor Players

 

1/31/57

Cesare Siepi, Singer

 

10/18/56

Byron Janis, Pianist

 

3/31/57

Chaffey Symphony Orchestra & Chaffey Band, John Feeney, Gordon Berger, Directors

 

 

 

 

 

1957 -- 1958

 

10/25/57

Chaffey Symphony Orchestra

 

10/1/57

Nadine Conner

 

1/ /58

Florence Symphony

 

2/11/58

Geza Anda

 

3/11/58

Jose Greco Spanish Dancers

 

1/14/58

Paganini Quartet (54-55)

 

12/20/57

Chaffey College, "The Festival of the Lights of the World", Euclid Community Singers,

 

 

Cordelia Story Hutchinson, Featured

 

5/3,4/58

"Jubilee", Extravaganza, Chaffey High

 

 

 

 

 

1958 -- 1959

 

12/4,5/58

"Sabrina Faire". Chaffey High Class of '58

 

10/30/58

Whittemore & Lowe, Duo Pianists

 

3/19/59

Theodore Uppman, Baritone

 

1/5/59

Roger Wagner Chorale

 

4/11/59

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra (49, 61-62)

 

1/31/59

Chicago Opera Ballet

 

10/19/58

Chaffey Youth Symphony, Jack Mercer, Director

 

1958

"The Medleys", Duo-Pianists

 

5/1/59

Chaffey Symphony & Concert Choir, Jack Mercer, Director

 

5/7/59

"2000" Band Concert, Jack Mercer, Director

 

 

 

 

 

1959 --1960

 

12/10/59

Los Angeles Philharmonic (48, 58-59)

 

2/17/60

Ballet Russe (54-55, 51-52)

 

1/30/60

Leontyne Price, Soprano

 

3/21/60

Zvi Zeitlin, Violinist (63-64)

 

4/26/60

Theatre Men, Singers

 

12/11/60

"Messiah", Christmas on Euclid, and Foothill Oratorio Society,

 

 

S. Earle Blakeslee, Director

 

NOTE:

10/16/59 -- The 50th Anniversary of Mr. & Mrs. S. Earle Blakeslee, was celebrated.

 

 

2/1/60 -- the "new" Chaffey College Campus starts, located in Alta Loma

 

 

Dr. Daniel B. Milliken, President

 

 

 

 

 

1960 -- 1961

 

10/29/60

Parsons & Poole, Pianists (Clifford & Margaret)

 

11/28/60

Mary Costa, Singer

 

2/2/61

Zachary Solov Ballet

 

2/15/61

Robert Shaw Corale (54-55)

 

4/27/61

Los Angeles Philharmonic & Orchestra of Johnnie Green

 

5/7/61

"Elijah", Christmas on Euclid Avenue Association and 

 

 

Foothill Oratorio Society, S. Earle Blakeslee;

 

 

Pomona Valley Symphony, Fred Graff, Conductor

 

1961

Mahalia Jackson, Singer (62,66)

 

 

 

 

 

1961 -- 1962

 

10/12/61

Lawrence Winters, Baritone

 

11/21/61

Leonard Pennnario, Pianist (54-55, 92-93)

 

2/3/62

Zeno Francesscati, Violinist

 

2/28/62

Caledonia Dancers of Scotland

 

4/12/62

Los Angeles Philharmonic (59-60, 58-59,49)

 

12/10/61

"Messiah", Christmas on Euclid Avenue Association and

 

 

Foothill Oratorio Society & Orchestra, S. Earle Blakeslee, Conductor

 

1962

Mahalia Jackson, Singer, Montclair Kiwanis ('61, '66)

 

 

 

 

 

1962 -- 1963

 

11/8/62

Obernkirchen Childrens Choir, (56-57, 76-77)

 

1/24/63

Chicago Opera Ballet (58-59)

 

2/7/63

Whittemore & Lowe, Duo-Pianists (58-59)

 

2/21/63

Ontario Symphony, featuring Ralph Pierce, Pianist ('65)

 

3/5/63

Frances Bible, Mezzo-Soprano

 

5/1/63

Tipton Trio, (64-65)

 

6/4/63

Ontario-West End Symphony, Rose Edwards, Coloratura Soprano, Jay Dietzer, Conductor

 

12/16/63

"Messiah" Christmas on Euclid Avenue Association and Foothill Oratorio Society & 

 

 

Orchestra, S. Earle Blakeslee, Director; Cesare Vai, Asst. Concertmaster

 

3/10/63

Smothers Brothers, Montclair Kiwanis

 

 

 

 

 

1963 -- 1964

 

10/26/63

Richard Cass, Pianist

 

1/13/64

Kansas City Symphony

 

2/25/64

Zvi Zeitlin, Violinist (59-60)

 

11/18/63

Lola Montez Dancers

 

2/26/64

New York Pro Musica

 

4/3/64

De Cormier Singers (Formerly Belefante singers) (71)

 

4/26/64

Chaffey District Orchestra, Daniel R. Remata, Director

 

 

 

 

 

1964 --1965

 

10/5/64

The Romeros, 4 Guitarists

 

10/17/64

Victor Borge, Pianist-Humorist ('91)

 

11/11/64

Mantovani & His Orchestra

 

12/6/64

"Messiah", Christmas on Euclid Avenue Association

 

 

Mrs. Kathryn Henry, Organists; Richard Arhlen, Baritone

 

11/18/64

Boy's Town Choir, Ontario Lions, Presentor

 

2/28/65

De Paur's Chorus

 

3/9/56

Ozan Marsh, Pianist

 

3/16/65

Chas. Rosen, Pianist

 

2/10/65

Ralph Pierce, Pianist, with West End Symphony ('63) 

 

4/21/65

Albert Tipton Trio, (62-63)

 

3/9/65

The Greenwich Quartet (At Fontana)

 

NOTE:

May 26, 1965, S. Earle Blakeslee announced his retirement after 30 years of service with

 

 

the Chaffey Music Department. Successor was Gordon Berger, a former baritone with the

 

 

Fred Waring Orchestra.

 

 

 

 

 

1965 -- 1966

 

4/21/65

Douglas Davis, Cellist

 

12/7/65

Eden & Tamir, Duo Pianists

 

1/5/66

Ella Lee, Soprano

 

2/3/66

Feis Eirann Dancers of Ireland

 

4/21/66

Los Angeles Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta, Conductor (449, 59, 60, 62)

 

12/4/65

"Messiah", Foothill Oratorio Society & Orchestra, S. Earle Blakeslee, Conductor

 

12/5/65

Christmas on Euclid Avenue, "Tribute to S. Earle Blakeslee"

 

 

 

 

 

1966 -- 1967

 

3/4/66

"Harmony Carnival", Society For The Preservation of Barbershop Singing

 

1966

Mahalia Jackson, Singer, Montclair Kiwanis (60, 61, 62)

 

12/3/66

"Messiah" Christmas on Euclid Avenue Association and Foothill Oratorio Society, Chorus

 

 

& Symphony, S. Earle Blakeslee, Conductor

 

4/22/67

"La Boheme" (In Italian)

 

10/18/66

Oukhtomsky Ballet

 

11/28/66

Orchestra Michelangelo De Firenze (68-69)

 

1/27/67

Lavalle Band of America

 

3/13/67

Golden Curtain Quartet, Marylyn Mulvey, Soprano

 

12/3/67

"Carmen" (at Redlands Bowl)

 

 

 

 

 

1967 -- 1968

 

12/3/67

"Messiah", Foothill Oratorio Society & Orchestra, S. Earle Blakeslee, Conductor

 

1967

"Tosca" & "Cavalleria Rusticana"

 

10/16/67

Louisa Triana Spanish Dancers, (Upland High Aud.)

 

11/1/67

Manhattan Pops Orchestra, Richard Hayman, Director

 

2/20/68

Andree Juliette Brun, Pianist

 

4/3/68

Occidental College Glee Club, Howard Swan, Conductor

 

NOTE:

At this time the Ontario-Upland and the Pomona Valley Community Concert Associations

 

 

combined…W.S. Blanchard, announces May 1, 1968.

 

 

 

 

 

1968 -- 1969

 

1968

"Rigoletto" & "Carmen"

 

10/23/68

Don Shirley Trio, (The first artist reception held.)

 

1/14/69

Columbus Boy Choir

 

2/17/69

Orchestra Michelangelo De Firenze (66-67)

 

3/14/69

"Brigadoon", Chaffey High Music Department

 

 

 

 

 

1969 -- 1970

 

2/27,28/70

"Red Cloud" World Premier -- Written by S. Earle Blakeslee

 

 

Founders preview at Los Angeles County Fairgrounds

 

 

Chief Edgar Red Cloud of Oglala Sioux Tribe here from Rine Ridge, S.D.

 

4/10/70

"La Traviata" & "II Trovatore"

 

11/1/69

New York Lyric Quartet, Lee Evens

 

11/11/69

Kyung Wha Chung, Korean Violinist

 

2/3/70

Vienna Academy Chorus, (at Ontario High)

 

3/23/70

Gold & Pisdale, Duo-Pianist (at Ontario High)

 

 

 

 

 

1970 -- 1971

 

9/29/70

Little Angels of Korea, Dance Group

 

12/13/70

"Messiah" Valley Oratorio Society & Orchestra, Peter Hettinga, Director

 

 

"Cavalleria Rusticana" & "Goyescas"

 

2/28/71

De Cormier Singers (64)

 

11/22/70

Thomas Uchtmann, Pianist

 

3/21/71

Shigemi Matsumoto, Singer

 

 

 

 

 

1971 -- 1972

 

11/1/71

Worth & Crow, Duo Organists, (they brought own organs…'Rogers')

 

4/26/72

Fiesta Mexicana, 30 dancers, singers, musicians

 

2/2/72

Israel Chamber Orchestra, Cary Bertini, Director

 

3/8/72

Carl Mathes, Pianist

 

1/7/72

Joan Zajac & Gary Fisher, Soprano & Tenor

 

 

"La Boheme" & "Madam Butterfly"

 

 

 

 

 

1972 -- 1973

 

10/20/72

Johann Strous Ensembel, Viennna

 

1/29/73

Longstreth & Escosa, Duo Harpists

 

3/2/73

Arizona State University Concert Choir

 

3/3/73

Howard & Patricia Barr, Duo Pianists

 

12/8,4/72

"Rigoletto" & "Carmen"

 

 

 

 

 

1973 -- 1974

 

11/26/73

Marvalee Cariaga, Contralto

 

1/11/73

Beaux Arts Trio of New York

 

4/24/74

"Lucia De Lammermoor" & "II Travatore", Curtis Stearns, Director

 

3/29/74

"H.M.S. Pinafore". Chaffey High School

 

5/15/74

Christopher Parkening, Classical Guitarist

 

3/7/74

New York Ballet Company, -- Eglevsky Ballet Company

 

 

 

 

 

1974 -- 1975

 

10/24/74

Paul Schenly, Pianist

 

11/14/74

Louis Ronfeldt Chorale ('91)

 

2/24/75

Hungarian Folk Ballet

 

 

"Tosca" & "Die Fledermous", Curtis Stearns, Conductor

 

3/10/75

New York Brass Quintet

 

4/19/75

Susan MacDonald, Harpist

 

 

 

 

 

1975 -- 1976

 

1975

"La Traviata", "Cavalleria Rusticana", & "Pagliacci"

 

2/17/76

Albert MacNiel Jubilee Singers

 

3/19/76

Hal Shane, Guitarist-Singer

 

11/1/75

Stecher & Horowits, Pianists

 

10/14/75

Los Angeles Philharmonic Wind Quintet

 

5/20/76

"The Music Man", Chaffey High Performing Arts -- A Bi-Centennial Production

 

 

 

 

 

1976 -- 1977

 

11/12/76

Obernkirchen Childrens Choir ('56, '62)

 

 

"La Bohheme", Halderman Harms, Barto, ets. "Aida", Laiacona

 

1/18/77

Thomas Schumacher, Pianist

 

3/2/77

Montagnana Trio

 

3/13/77

West End Symphony, Kristine Kent, Soprano

 

9/28/76

Llord's International, Musical & Marionettes

 

 

 

 

 

1977 -- 1978

 

10/20/77

John Biggs Consort, Bachman, Reed

 

 

"Carmen" & "Barbiere De Siviglia" Bachman

 

2/8/78

Hungarian Folk Ballet

 

4/18/78

Masterplayers, Chamber Soloists

 

11/28/77

Longstreth & Escosa, Harpists (73)

 

 

Rovan, Singer

 

 

 

 

 

1978 -- 1979

 

1978

"Rigoletto" & "Tosca" Stuart, Topouzian

 

12/11/78

Ballet Folclorico Nacional, (90)

 

2/5/79

Lilli Kraus, Pianist

 

3/20/79

Kathleen Battle, Soprano (Upland High)

 

11/5/78

Sophia Philharmonic Orchestra of Bulgaria

 

 

 

 

 

1979 -- 1980

 

1979

"Die Fledermous" & "II Traviata", Poston, Johnston

 

 

Johann Strauss Ensemble of Vienna Symphony

 

 

Grant & Winn, Duo Pianists

 

4/28/80

Le Grande Ballets De Canadienns

 

 

 

 

 

1980 -- 1981

 

 

"L'Elisir D'Amore" & "II Travatore", Guidi, Topouzian, Albani

 

10/7/80

Caribbean Carnival of Trinidad

 

3/23/81

Texas Boys Choir

 

1/9/81

Pepe Romero, Guitarist

 

 

 

 

 

1981 -- 1982

 

 

"Madame Butterfly" & "Cavalleria Rusticana", Zajac, Leonetti, Villa Perez

 

 

"Pagliacci", Lachonis, Guidi

 

11/1/81

Pacific Soloists

 

3/7/82

Louis Ronfeldt Chorale (74-75, 91-92)

 

4/19/82

Steven & Nadya Gordon, Duo-Pianists (86-87)

 

1/18/82

Amman Folk Ensemble (89-90) GSS

 

 

 

 

 

1982 -- 1983

 

 

"Tales of Hoffman" & "Aida", Villa, Mustafe, Clark, Lachomis

 

10/21/82

Slovak Chamber Orchestra, A Memorial to Mr. Campbell Nelson, Pres. Comm. Concert Assn.

 

11/29/82

Virginia Eskin, Pianist

 

1/7/83

The Chanticleers

 

3/18/83

Nevada Dance Theatre (85-86)

 

 

 

 

 

1983 -- 1984

 

 

"La Boheme" & "The Magic Flute" Zajac, Dardashti, Fisher, Winner

 

11/3/83

"Souvenirs of the Opera"

 

11/22/83

Constantin Orbelian, Pianist

 

1/16/84

Byanihan Phillipine Dance Company

 

3/9/84

Max Morath…"Rag Time"

 

 

 

 

 

1984 -- 1985

 

 

"Tosca", "Carmen", "La Juive" -- Clark, Lachonas, Villa, Mizraki, Leonetti, Zajac, Brundage

 

10/20/85

Rostal & Schaefer, Duo Pianists

 

1/8/85

Dewayne Fulton, Harpist

 

2/11/85

Harvey Pittel, Saxaphone Quartet

 

4/10/85

Gregg Smith Singers

 

 

 

 

 

1985 -- 1986

 

11/ /86

Robert Mitchell, Organist -- A benefit concert by Inland Opera Theatre

 

3/16/85

"The Music Man", Ontario Civic Light Opera

 

4/21/85

"Oklahoma", with Celeste Holm -- Inland Empire Symphony Orchestra

 

10/19/85

"Sweet Adelines, Inc." Pomona Valley Chapter

 

11/16/85

Temianka Virtuosi, Chamber Music

 

1/29/86

Nevada Dance Theatre (82-83)

 

3/23/86

Daniel Pollock, Pianist

 

 

 

 

 

1986 -- 1987

 

1/2/87

Robert McDuffie, Violinist

 

2/22/87

Theodor Baerg, Baritone

 

4/6/87

Steven & Nadya Gordon, Duo-Pianists (81-82)

 

11/4/86

New York Light Opera

 

3/9/87

Donald Vaughn, Organist -- A Restoration Preview

 

 

 

 

 

1987 -- 1988

 

2/ /88

Gathering of the Clan, Scotish Musical Group

 

4/ /88

Royale Trio

 

 

Anna Werner-Bachmann, Pianist

 

NOTE:

George and Barbara Bush,…On the Campaign Trail, in the Spring Auditorium, plus a 

 

 

rally at the Ontario Airport Hilton. (Bush was elected in November election.)

 

 

 

 

 

1988 -- 1989

 

3/11/89

Paul Lee, Organist

 

4/14/89

Leonid Kuzman, Violinist

 

1/12/89

New England Youth Ensemble

 

10/10/88

Keith & Rusty McNeil, "Christmas thru Centuries"

 

4/27/89

Redlands Symphony Orchestra

 

 

 

 

 

1989 -- 1990

 

11/8/89

Leland Chen, Violinist

 

1/19/90

Ballet Folclorico Nacional De Mexico (78-79)

 

11/19/89

Vienna Choir Boys

 

4/22/90

James Michael McGuire, Baritone

 

2/4/90

Matrix Chamber Ensemble

 

3/9/90

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

 

12/19/89

The New Christy Minstrels 

 

10/ /89

Victorian Childrens Choir of Australia

 

1/11/90

New England Youth Orchestra & Collegiate Choir

 

2/3/90

Gaylord Carter, Organist -- (Silent Movies)

 

3/19/90

Jury's Irish Cabaret of London

 

 

 

 

 

1990 -- 1991

 

10/14/90

Tamaki Kawakubo -- 10 year old Violin Virtuoso

 

12/12/90

Shanghai Acrobats & Imperial Warriors

 

10/29/90

Irving Berlin Centruy, Earl Rose Orchestra

 

1/12/91

Big Band Jamboree, Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra

 

1/20/91

Los Angeles State Opera Theatre, "The Merry Widow"

 

2/20/91

Dallas Brass

 

3/10/91

Sofia Cosma, Romanian Pianist

 

3/14/91

The Irish Rovers

 

4/14/91

Mill Street Dancers

 

4/12/91

Roy Clark & Band

 

5/18/91

Victor Borge, Pianist-Humorist (64)

 

 

 

 

 

1991 -- 1992

 

10/22/91

Ballet British Columbia

 

11/16/91

Markham & Broadway, Duo Pianist

 

12/1/91

Louis Ronfeldt Chorale, Brass Ensemble, & Organ (74-75)

 

1/30/92

Ballroom Dance Company, Brigham Young University

 

2/4/92

Lerner & Lowe, Greatest Broadway Hits, Tony Sandler

 

2/23/92

"Druzhba" Soviet Folk Dance

 

3/7/92

Tony Bennett, Popular Singer

 

3/15/92

U.S. Army Band -- Ground Forces

 

3/20/92

Dave Brubeck & His Quartet, Pianist, Composter

 

4/4/92

Munich Chamber Orchestra, Andrea Grimiminelli, Flutist

 

4/10/92

Glenn Yarbrough & The Limelighters

 

 

 

 

 

1992-1993

 

 

(July thru June)

 

3/27/92

Barber Shoppers -- (SPEBSQ -- SA)

 

10/13/92

The Dallas Brass

 

11/21/92

Rickey Skaggs -- Country Music Band

 

12/18/92

All American Boys Chorus

 

1/31/93

Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra

 

2/21/93

Sondheims Follies

 

3/5/93

Jose Greco & Spanish Dancers from Spain

 

4/18/93

Leonard Pennario ('54, '61)

 

5/15/93

Tito Puente Latin Jazz All Stars

 

Jul-93

Karousel Kids -- "Wizard of Oz"

 

 

 

 

 

1993 -- 1994

 

 

(July thru June)

 

10/4/93

"Honor & Glory"

 

11/19/93

"Eddie Condon's Jazz Club"

 

1/7/94

Hungarian Vertuosi Orchestra

 

2/27/94

Nina Postolovskana, Pianist

 

4/8/94

Nevada Dance Theatre

 

 

Ontario Chaffey Community Band -- Jack Mercer, Director With Pomona City Band

 

 

 

 

 

1994 -- 1995

 

 

(July thru June)

 

10/8/94

"Dance Through Time"

 

11/13/94

Aram Basmadjian, Organist

 

1/8/95

New England Youth Ensemble

 

3/5/95

"The Dutton Family"

 

4/10/95

Markhan & Broadway -- Duo Pianists

 

5/22/95

Ontario Chaffey Community Band -- Jack Mercer, Director

 

July 95

Karousel Kids -- "Peter Pan"

 

12/10&11/95 

"Nutcracker" -- Inland Pacific Ballet

 

 

 

 

 

1995 -- 1996

 

 

(October thru April)

 

10/24/95

"The Queens Best" -- Royal Air Force Band

 

12/10/95

Rodney Gilfrey -- International Baritone

 

2/11/96

The Mei Duo -- Piano and Violin

 

3/10/96

"Masters of Harmony" -- 130 Male Voices

 

4/27/96

"Epicbrass" -- Back to Boogie!