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Palomar Performing Arts presents Emilia Lopez-Yañez and Ruth Weber – Concert Hour

Thursday, April 18, 2024 from 1 PM to 2 PM
Howard Brubeck Theatre at Palomar College
All Ages

LIVE at the Howard Brubeck Theatre! Back on Stage and In Person!

Palomar Performing Arts Proudly Presents CONCERT HOUR

Every Thursday at 1 p.m.

Emilia Lopez-Yañez is an award-winning singer and oboist. Raised in a musical family, Emilia began performing at a young age and proceeded to continue her musical journey professionally. After earning her Bachelor’s Degree at Chapman University in both vocal and oboe performance, she went on to receive her Masters in oboe performance at the University of Southern California while simultaneously starting a career as a freelance performer. Lopez-Yañez has performed up and down the west coast with the Pacific Symphony, Bay Philharmonic, San Diego City Ballet Orchestra, and Palimpsest, in addition to international performances in Mexico, the Czech Republic, and India.

As a Grammy member, Emilia has collaborated on projects with international artists Dan Aykroyd, Julian Lennon, Ricky Kej, Rupam Sarmah, and Allan White of YES. She was the featured oboist on the Chill instrumental single, Distorted Time which charted on the Billboard Charts. Through these recordings, she hopes to expand the musical genres in which oboe can be found, including Jewish-Indian fusion, Chill, House, and Children’s Music.

Emilia is an adjunct faculty member at Palomar and Mira Costa Colleges and maintains a large private teaching studio.

Ruth Weber has performed internationally as a pianist and been an accompanist/coach with numerous organizations including the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute, Opera Aguascalientes, and California State University, Northridge. She was a recording artist with the Music-Minus-One division of the Marantz Corporation, and an Artistic Director/coach for operatic productions presented by Jean Will Presents.

Ms. Weber is the director of the award-winning and Billboard charting San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir, and an accomplished composer whose music has won the John Lennon Songwriting Competition, the Global Peace Song Awards, the Shalshelet Music Festival, the Hollywood Music in Media Awards, and more. Her compositions have appeared on recordings, in films, in print music with Alfred and Hal Leonard publishing companies, and have been performed by the Omaha, Virginia, Rochester and Nashville Symphonies.

Ruth is presently the Applied Music Coordinator and an adjunct faculty member at Palomar College in addition to teaching music courses at S.D. Miramar College.

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Palomar Performing Arts

Howard Brubeck Theatre at Palomar College

1140 West Mission Rd.
San Marcos, California 92069
(760) 487-8568

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