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Upcoming Performance

You're invited to join the Southern California Philharmonic at the Corona del Mar High School Performing Arts Center for our annual "Holiday Pops" concert.

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Corona del Mar High School Theater at 7:30pm

The Concert Program includes Holiday Favorites like Twas the Night Before Christmas, Sleigh Ride, Fantasia on Greensleves and more!


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The SoCal Phil is dedicated to serving local audiences, musicians and students by providing an opportunity for direct participation in a priceless cultural heritage.

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Branden Muresan

Musical Director

A Southern California native and recipient of numerous awards, musical director Branden Muresan leads the Southern California Philharmonic orchestra.

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A Letter from the President

The Southern California Philharmonic will celebrate its 15th year in the 2017-2018 season. The dedicated musicians that comprise the orchestra come from all walks of life and include individuals from many different generations. The tie that binds us is our love of music, and in particular, our desire to share this gift of music with family, friends, and members of the community, those we wish to call our friends in the future! Realizing that we are hitting a milestone, I've been trying to piece the history of the group together. Here's what I've come up with so far...


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Update on the Young Artists Competition

SoCalPhil received a record-breaking 34 applications from both vocal and instrumental students ranging in age from 7 to 23 years in the 2017 Young Artist Concerto Competition!

Auditions will be held on November 4th and shortly thereafter, we will announce our first place winners.


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Upcoming Events

  • Holiday Pops

    Holiday Pops, featuring seasonal favorites you love plus SCP's traditional audience sing-a-long!

    • 7:30pm
  • Young Artists Showcase

    Come see 5 students, ages 3 to 24, will perform a solo works accompanied by the SoCal Phil - catch a glimpse of the next generation of musicians!

    • 7:00pm
  • Celebration of the Violin

    Join us as SCP's talented Concert Master, Jessica Haddy, performs the beautiful Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor.

    • 7:00pm
  • A Tribute to Vienna

    Close out SCP's season with Strauss, Mozart and other masters who fell in love with or while in Vienna - or both!

    • 7:00pm
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Openings in the orchestra are currently available for: strings, bass, harp and percussion.

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