Alessandro Vena

Interview :: Pianist Alessandro Vena Update

October 7, 2018 Blog, Featured, Guest Spot, Piano 2 Comments

Blogging is such a remarkable way to contribute and connect to a community. Pastimes’ blog is dedicated to connecting great artists…

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Pastimes Coffee House Student Piano Gig

Music Scene :: M Street Coffee Student Gig

As a piano instructor for over 28 years, I firmly believe a well-rounded piano education includes the opportunity to perform in…

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Leonardo Barilaro Interview by Pastimes for a Lifetime

Interview : Leonardo Barilaro

When perusing Instagram before going to bed each night, I enjoy checking the latest posts by artists and musicians who I…

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Pastimes for a Lifetime May 2018 Student Piano Concert

Music Scene :: 2018 Spring Student Piano Concert

June 5, 2018 Uncategorized 4 Comments

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, at the beautiful Unitarian Universalist Church of Studio City, founder and piano instructor, Linda Wehrli of Pastimes for a…

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John Salmon

Music Scene :: Dr. John Salmon Piano Concert

My hubby, Barry Wehrli and I were counting the days until our beloved friend and esteemed colleague, Dr. John Salmon arrived…

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Classical Underground Performers

Music Scene :: Classical Underground 10th Season Opening

October 13, 2017 Blog, Piano 5 Comments

I first learned about the eclectic Music and Art Series, Classical Underground from a longtime former art student. I also had the…

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Artisan Cheese Gallery

Music Scene :: Artisan Cheese Gallery Gig

On Friday, July 28, 2017 from 7-9PM, patrons of the Artisan Cheese Gallery, Studio City paired their delicious wine and cheese…

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Benjamin Krasner

Music Scene :: Pianist Benjamin Krasner

As a subscriber, I look forward to receiving concert notices from Classical Encounters. To be honest, I’ve been attending Master Classes…

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Alessandro Vena

Interview :: Pianist Alessandro Vena

Back in July 2014, I had the pleasure of interviewing pianist Alessandro Vena about the release of his fifth recording for…

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2016 Fall Piano Concert

Music Scene :: 2016 Fall Student Piano Concert

On Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Theta Sound Studios, Burbank, proud piano teacher Linda Wehrli hosted her annual Fall Student Piano…

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