From Classical to Rock 2019


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From Classical To Rock” where platinum selling rock stars and world- famous classical musicians performing together under one roof.

From Classical To Rock” where platinum selling rock stars and world- famous classical musicians performing together under one roof.
Tickets can be found here: www.pvpef.org

PEF Education Fundraiser featuring From Classical to Rock concert!
Featuring members from LA Philharmonic, ex-Megadeth, Stone Temple Pilots, ex-Foreigner, ex-Anthrax, ex-Korn, Steelheart.

“From Classical To Rock” has once again joined forces with the non-profit Peninsula Education Foundation (PEF) to present an intimate star-studded concert benefiting local schools. Set to take place on May 11, 2019 at the Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes. Bringing aspiring High school musicians from local high schools, together with rock stars and acclaimed classical musicians, performing together under one roof.

From Classical to Rock is a of a one-of-a-kind concert, auction, and epic party. Black-tie optional, Cocktails, dinner, along with wine, silent and live auctions. Musicians involved with the event contribute their time, energy and talents to support programming funded by PEF, including music, art, physical education, library, STEM programs and much more! Private donations are still critical in maintaining music education in public schools across the country. The Palos Verdes Peninsula public schools in particular, with the PVPUSD schools receive less funding per student than nearly all other districts in Los Angeles County.

“From Classical To Rock” was founded in 2016 by the famous Chinese violinist Yutong, rock musician Marten Andersson and acclaimed cellist Stan Sharp to help benefit education. Stan, Marten and Yutong produced the first concert together with bassist Robert DeLeo from the band STONE TEMPLE PILOTS and the late Chester Benningtonfrom LINKIN PARK. The concert was a huge hit (it was also the last concert Chester performed with STONE TEMPLE PILOTS). The concert raised $50,000 for the PEF.

“From Classical To Rock” co-founder/co-producer Yutong states: “We are once again so honored and proud to be back working with the amazing organization PEF to deliver the next level of ‘From Classical To Rock’ concert together with the amazing music students from the PVPUSD high schools. All while benefiting the Peninsula Education Foundation. This is a concert you don’t want to miss.”

CONCERT PERFORMERS:
Yutong
– Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Marten Andersson 
– Steelheart, Lizzy Borden, Lynch Mob
Chas West – The Jason Bonham Band, Foreigner, West Bound
Monte Pittman
– Madonna, Prong
Robert DeLeo – Stone Temple Pilots
Neil Turbin – Ex-Anthrax, Deathriders
Wes Geer – Ex-Korn
Elliott Bark – Award winning Conductor
Chris Broderick – Act of Defiance, Ex-Megadeth
Christopher Lennertz – Famous Music Composer
Jimmy Burkhart – West Bound/Session Guitarist
Jane Lee – Sony Recording Artist
Trameka and Joi – Esther gospel group
Ben Zelico – Drums
Shane Tassart – Bulletboys, Wheel in the Sky
Jasmine Star – 15 year guitar prodigy
Makayla Dixon – 17 year old cellist prodigy
Xander Marsden – 14 year guitar prodigy
Featuring PVPUSD high-schools student orchestra and Choir
Additional Special Guests TBA – *Line-Up Subject to Change.

For TICKETS and more information on Peninsula Education Foundation: www.pvpef.org
For more information on From Classical to Rock: www.fromclassicaltorock.com

 


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Featuring Classical musicians, members from Goo Goo Dolls, Heart, Steelheart, Ex-Megdeth, Prong and hosted by Randy Jackson.

After last year’s incredible success, “From Classical to Rock” has joined forces with the non-profit OC Music & Dance School to present a star-studded concert benefiting music education for Orange County communities. Hosted by Randy Jackson and headlined by John Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls, special guest Nancy Wilson (Heart) alongside “From Classical to Rock Youth Orchestra and Choir”, bringing young aspiring OCMD music students together with platinum selling rock stars and acclaimed classical musicians, performing together under one roof.

This unique concert features high profile musicians from classical music, jazz to rock and roll with original music scored by one of the biggest Hollywood composers Mr. Nathan Wangjoined on stage by rock, classical musicians and members of the Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra, members of the Donald Bren Honors High School Orchestra and Chorus, and the honorees of the Orange County Artist of the Year in music, voice and dance.

In addition to headliner John Rzeznik and host Randy Jackson, special guest artists include nancy Wilson (Heart), Miljenko Matijevic (Steelheart, The Doors) Lynn Harrell (acclaimed cellist), Monte Pittman (Madonna/Prong), Alex Boye, Chinese violinist Yutong (Pacific Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra), Marten Andersson (Steelheart, George Lynch, Lizzy Borden), Chris Broderick  (Ex-Megadeth), acclaimed cellist Stan Sharp and many more.

From Classical to Rock co-founder/co-producer Marten Andersson: “I am so honored and proud to co-produce yet another, even greater “From Classical to Rock” concert, benefiting music education. This time we joined forces with a nonprofit called, Orange County Music & Dance School. It’s an amazing (nonprofit) school who gives talented low income, minorities a change to be the next classical genius or the next rock star. All musicians involved with the event are contributing their time, energy and musical talents in an effort to benefit performing arts in Orange County.

CONCERT PERFORMERS:
*Line-Up Subject to Change; Additional Special Guests TBA

John Rzeznik (frontman of the Goo Goo Dolls)
Nancy Wilson (Heart, Composer, Roadcase Royale)
Hosted by Randy Jackson – Producer, bassist, American Idol judge
Lynn Harrell – Renowned Cellist
Miljenko Matijevic – Lead Singer, Steelheart and The Doors
Monte Pittman (Madonna’s long-time guitarist, studio musician and member of Prong)
Alex Boye – Pop & YouTube Sensation
Yutong – Pacific Symphony, LA Phil, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Marten Andersson – Steelheart, Lizzy Borden, Lynch Mob
Stan Sharp – Long Beach Symphony, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Nathan T. Wang – International Music Composer
Roger Kalia – Assistant Conductor Pacific Symphony
Chas West – The Jason Bonham Band, Foreigner
Chris Broderick – Ex-Megadeth, Act of Defiance
John Tu – Jazz band leader
Christopher Lennertz – Famous Music Composer
Emma Lee – Principal Cellist
Jane Lee – Keyboardist/Choir Director
Cameron Wright – Singer
Stephen Chesney – Guitars
Ben Zelico – Drums

Link to purchase Tickets:  www.thebarclay.org

About From Classical to Rock: From Classical to Rock was founded in 2016 by the famous Chinese violinist Yutong, Rock musician Marten Andersson and acclaimed cellist Stan Sharp to help benefit music education. Stan, Marten and Yutong co-produced the first concert with bassist Robert DeLeo from the band Stone Temple Pilots and the late Chester Bennington from Linkin Park. The concert was a huge hit (it was also the last concert Chester performed with Stone Temple Pilots). The concert raised $50,000 for public music education.

For more information From Classical to Rock: www.fromclassicaltorock.com

About The Orange County School of Music and Dance:  OC Music & Dance is Orange County’s first and only nonprofit community performing arts school funded by Pick Up Stix founder Charlie Zhang. OCMD are dedicated to providing the highest quality education and resources for our students, regardless of their ability to pay. Our programs feature private and group lessons across a broad spectrum of art forms, as well as curricula for self-improvement, personal growth and professional development. OCMD mission is to nurture, inspire and empower Orange County’s most committed and talented youth to achieve their dreams and provide a path for them to follow their passions.

For more information about OC Music & Dance:  www.ocmusicdance.org

Concert Details
Date: April 28, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Irvine Barclay Theatre
Located at the edge of the UC Irvine campus


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