Tag Archives: Vocal

NEA Chairman Jane Chu to Visit Riverside County

Chu portrait1-Photo by Strauss Peyton Studios

NEA Chairman Jane Chu will visit Riverside County, California, on Friday, February 20, 2015. Her trip will include a public event at the Culver Center for the Arts, and site visits to Studio 395 Foundation and the Fender Center’s Kids Rock Free School of Music. Follow @NEAJaneChu on twitter for photos and commentary on her visit to California.

Chairman Chu will begin her visit to Riverside County at the Culver Center for the Arts for a 10:00am event hosted by the Riverside Arts Council. This event will begin with short performances by Intersect Dance Theatre and young singers Ashlen Bullock and Brennely Brown, as well as remarks by Mayor Rusty Bailey. Chairman Chu will speak about the power of the arts and take questions from the audience. This event is free and open to the public. Click here to register to attend.

IMG_2913That afternoon at 2:00pm Chairman Chu will meet with the Studio 395 Foundation at the Lake Elsinore Cultural Arts Center. In addition to learning more about Studio 395’s work to engage their community, Chairman Chu will participate in a discussion about the role of creative placemaking.

At 4:00pm Chairman Chu will join Congressman Ken Calvert for a visit the Fender® Center’s Kids Rock Free School of Music in Corona where she will tour the center and hear performances by Kids Rock Free School of Music students:

Kids Rock Free® School of Music Band “No Surrender” led by Lee Zimmer,  Drumline led by Henry Rodriguez, and Vocal Soloist Breanna Carrera



Win $10,000 Branding Package!



SOCAL ICON is the annual solo vocal competition for aspiring young singers between the ages of 7 and 18. And it’s back for a seventh consecutive year!

Boasting celebrity and industry judges from television, Broadway, film and recording; the annual singing contest is conducted over a three-month period beginning in June and concluding with final concert event on Saturday, September 6th.

For more information check out The 7th Annual SoCal Icon Singing Competition on

June 14th – The Village at Orange – Orange, CA
June 28th – South Coast Plaza – Costa Mesa, CA