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PAST CONCERTS AND EVENTS

2018-2019 ~ Our 22nd Season

Saturday - June 8, 2019 - 8pm

Hearts of Courage

Zipper Concert Hall, Colburn School

200 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Celebrating Pride, VOX paid tribute to the LGBTQ+ community. Featuring the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles and a new commission by celebrated transgender composer Mari Esabel Valverde, the concert also honored the 50th anniversary of Stonewall.
Sunday - June 2, 2019 - 4pm
Hearts of Courage WeHo
Congregation Kol Ami
1200 N. La Brea Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90038
VOX's free community performance to celebrate Pride week in West Hollywood, along with guest performers, the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles. This concert was made possible, in part, by a grant from the City of West Hollywood.
Sunday - April 28, 2019 - 3pm
A Taste of Season 22
Culver City Presbyterian Church 
11269 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230
VOX's annual community concert in Culver City at the beautiful Culver City Presebyterian Church featured music from all three of the subscription concerts in the 22nd season. 

This performance is made possible in part by a Culver City Performing Arts Grant with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Thursday - April 11, 2019 - 10am
Concert for Youth
First Congregational Church of Los Angeles
540 S. Commonwealth Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90020
VOX's first annual Concert for Youth, reaching over 600 students who were bussed from across LA County, or walked from nearby schools, to a daytime concert featuring the full VOX choir in a 50 minute music presentation led by VOX Assistant Conductor Lori Marie Rios.
Sunday - March 10, 2019 - 4pm
Our Children, Our Hope
First Congregational Church of Los Angeles
540 S. Commonwealth Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90020
VOX explored a mother's hopes and dreams for her child's future through heartfelt songs and stories, and with brilliant narration by Tony-Award-winning actress Joanna Gleason.
Sunday - March 3, 2019 - 4pm
LA City Grant Concert
Pico Union Project
1153 Valencia Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
VOX's annual community concert at a beautiful new venue. This concert is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles.
Monday - January 28, 2019 - 7:30pm
LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards
Theatre at the Ace Hotel
VOX performed with The Kilroys at the 29th annual awards event recognizing excellence in theatrical performance, production, and design in the Greater Los Angeles area.
Sunday - January 20, 2019
Fulfilling the Dream - A Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.
 
VOX performed alongside nine other choirs from across Los Angeles at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles in a concert to celebrate the legacy and profound impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event was dedicated to fostering community interaction and inspiring creative action towards socail justice.
 
 
Saturday - January 19, 2019
Los Angeles  Women's March
VOX was invited to perform at the 3rd annual event in downtown Los Angeles with singer-song writer Ingrid Michelson.
Sunday – November 4, 2018 – 4 pm
Fired Up! Singing for Justice with Holly Near
Zipper Concert Hall, Colburn School
200 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Just in time for the election, VOX Femina, joined on stage by activist singer-songwriter Holly Near, delivers a powerful message of equality and human rights in songs of protest, unity, and hope.

VOX Founding Artistic Director Dr. Iris S. Levine, with guest artists Tammy Hall, Holly Near, and Jan Martinelli in November 2019.

2017-2018 ~ Our 21st Season

Saturday – June 9, 2018 – 8 pm

This Land is Your Land
Zipper Concert Hall, Colburn School
200 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Our 21st season concluded with a a journey from the hills of Appalachia to the stages in Greenwich Village, following the threads of folk music that are woven deeply throughout our country. These tales of love, songs of protest, and hymns of praise made up the content of our final concert of the season, as we explored our roots, the stories and traditions that are the foundation of American folk music.
Sunday - June 3, 2018 - 4pm
VOX Americana
Congregation Kol Ami
1200 N. La Brea Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90038
VOX's free community performance to celebrate the roots, stories, and traditions of American folk music. This concert was made possible, in part, by a grant from the City of West Hollywood.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - Saturday, May 5,2018
Tapestry International Celebration of Women's Choirs
Vancouver, British Columbia
Over the first weekend in May, the women of VOX Femina traveled from Los Angeles to beautiful Vancouver, BC, for the Tapestry International Festival of Women's Choirs. VOX was joined by singers from three other women's choirs: host Elektra Women's Choir from Vancouver, Gardabaer Women's Choir from Iceland, and Frisches Ei from Japan. Over the four days of the festival, the women worked together to present two exquisite concerts, singing both as individual choirs and raising their voices as a whole, and in the native language of each participating choir.
Sunday - April 15, 2018 - 3pm
A Taste of Season 21
Culver City Presbyterian Church 
11269 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230
VOX's annual community concert in Culver City at the beautiful Culver City Presbyterian Church featured music from all three of the subscription concerts in the 21st season. 

This performance is made possible in part by a Culver City Performing Arts Grant with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Sunday - March 25, 2018
MSMU Women in Music Festival
Doheny Mansion
10 Chester Place, Los Angeles, CA 90007
VOX participated in the Mount Saint Mary's University Women in Music Festival which brought together a diverse group of women artists at the Doheny Mansion for discussions, workshops, and performances to celebrate the power of music as a vehicle for positive social change. Performers included Grammy Award-winning folk singer Rhiannon Giddens and hip hop/son jarocho artist Maya Jupiter, with VOX closing the festival. 
Friday - March 16, 2018 - 7pm
American Choral Directors Association Western Division
First United Methodist Church of Pasadena
500 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101
On Friday, March 16th, VOX was honored to sing at the American Choral Directors Association conference. Surrounded by choral directors and educators from across the western region, the women of VOX Femina took to the stage to perform in the auspicious Friday evening concert, where they sang their hearts out and were greeted with a standing ovation from the audience - high praise indeed!
Sunday - March 4, 2018 - 2 pm
Heavenly Bodies
First Congregational Church of Los Angeles
540 S. Commonwealth Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90020
Through sacred word and celestial melody, VOX celebrated the beauty of the astral bodies: the sun, the moon, and the stars, and the wonder they inspire. 
Sunday - February 24, 2018 - 3pm
LA City Grant Concert

USC Caruso Catholic Center

844 West 32nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

VOX's annual community concert at the Catholic Center on the beautiful USC campus. This concert is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles.

Wednesday - January 31, 2018 - 8pm
VOX Cabaret
Catalina Bar and Grill
6725 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
VOX's annual evening of solo and small group performances in the intimate setting of a small jazz club.
Monday - December 24, 2017 - 5pm
58th Annual LA County Holiday Celebration
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Vox Femina joined with artists from across Los Angles to provide a free concert broadcast live on KCET from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in downtown LA.
Saturday – November 18, 2017 – 8 pm
She Persisted
Zipper Concert Hall, Colburn School
200 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012
We started our 21st season by doing what VOX does best - giving voice to women.The opening concert featured a newly commissioned work for women's voices, composed by Ron Kean, entitled "The Journey of Harriet Tubman." Through songs of resistance and pride, we honored the legacy of Harriet Tubman, Malala Yousafzai, and ourselves among the countless women who have persisted throughout history and into today.

2016-2017 - Our 20th Anniversary Season

Saturday – June 10, 2017: 8:00 pm

Women on the Rise

Zipper Concert Hall, Colburn School

200 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

 

We ended with a new beginning. By raising our voices with a dynamic new commission by Jocelyn Hagen, and a dance commission by Sarah Swenson's Vox Dance Theatre, VOX Femina renewed its commitment to create a world that affirms the worth and dignity of every person. A pre-concert talk with Musicologist Marcela Pan and commissioning artists Jocelyn Hagen and Sarah Swenson also occurred prior to the event. 

Sunday – June 4, 2017: 3:00 pm

Women on the Rise in WeHo

Congregation Kol Ami

1200 North La Brea Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90038

A preview of VOX's final subscription concert of the season, this free community concert runs just one hour and features a new commission by Jocelyn Hagen. This concert was made possible, in part, by a grant from the City of West Hollywood.

 

Sunday – March 19, 2017: 4:00 pm

Sacred & Profane with Carmina Burana 

First Congregational Church of Los Angeles
540 South Commonwealth Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90020

Presented in collaboration with our Promoting Sponsor, First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. With guest artists GMCLA, Culver City Voicestra Choir, and Christoph Bull on the largest pipe organ in the world!

Sunday – February 5, 2017: 8:00 pm

A Taste of Season 20

USC Caruso Catholic Center

3207 University Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Join VOX for an afternoon of eclectic music! “A Taste of Season 20” combines repertoire from all three subscription concerts of the 20th Anniversary season, providing a condensed snapshot of VOX’s past, present and future, and renewing its commitment to creating a world that affirms the worth and dignity of every person. This concert is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles.

Saturday – November 19, 2016: 8:00 pm

VOX20: Reflections

Zipper Concert Hall, Colburn School

200 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

The first concert, “VOX20: Reflections,” is a celebration of VOX’s history, featuring performances by special guests, VOX alumnae, and others from the VOX family tree. The concert also features a commission by Christina Whitten Thomas. VOX Femina (Latin for “female voice”) has been referred to as a “popular force” by Pasadena Weekly, with a “bright, balanced sound” according to The Los Angeles Times

 

Saturday – June 11, 2016: 8:00 pm

Vox Rocks!

Zipper Concert Hall, Colburn School

200 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

 

Rock out with VOX Femina!  This is VOX as you’ve never seen (or heard) them before! They’ll sing and jam to the music of rock legends,  indie rock and top of Pop. Featuring songs by Joni Mitchell, Queen, David Bowie, Indigo Girls, Pink, Adele and Lady Gaga among other artists. VOX is going to rock the house at Zipper Hall!

 

Featuring guest artist Vicki Peterson!

Vicki Peterson is an American rock musician  (guitar, vocals) and songwriter.

In 1981, she founded The Bangs, later renamed The Bangles, with her sister Debbi Peterson, and Susanna Hoffs. She later wrote and recorded with the Psycho Sisters and Continental Drifters, performing extensively in the US and Europe. Her more recent work has included screenwriting, recording, producing and the rare solo acoustic performance.

 

Sunday – June 5, 2016: 3:00 pm

VOX Rocks WeHo!

A Free Community Concert

Congregation Kol Ami

1200 North La Brea Ave

Rock out with Vox Femina! Featuring music from rock legends to indie rock to top of pop. We’ll sing and jam to the music of David Bowie, Joni Mitchell, Adele, Lady Gaga, Indigo Girls and many other artists. This performance was made possible in part by a grant from The City of West Hollywood, City Arts Project.

Saturday – May 7, 2016: 7:30 pm

TRUE COLORS

Celebrating Our Authentic Selves

Schoenberg Hall at UCLA

445 Charles E Young Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095

On May 7, the newly formed Trans Chorus of Los Angeles presents their debut performance, TRUE COLORS – Celebrating our Authentic Selves. This historic performance will include performances by allies from VOX Femina LA and Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles.

The Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles and VOX will sing selections of songs that highlight the power of music to change the world.  Please join in supporting and celebrating TCLA – a new voice for the transgender community in Los Angeles.

May 6, 2016

Song Cycle 2016

Ride begins and ends at Culver City Park. Prizes! Entertainment! Food! Ride, walk or run - all to raise money and support the mission of Vox Femina Los Angeles!  Choose from short or long distances, or a Family Fun Ride with your kids! Prizes available for the fastest riders in each age group, most donations collected, highest number of total sponsors, best team name and best team costume!

 

Sunday – April 24, 2016: 3:00 pm

Harmonious Women: Rocking the Universe

A Taste of Season 19

Culver City Presbyterian Church

11269 W. Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90230

Vox performs for the community of Culver City in a concert made possible in part by a Culver City Performing Arts Grant with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment.  Enjoy selections from all 3 of our regular season concerts during this afternoon of music.  We will take an uncommon look at the political and social achievements of women in history, women of renown and women of extraordinary creativity. And then we’ll sing and jam to music of rock icons: David Bowie, Joni Mitchell, Indigo Girls and other artists. Expect a fun afternoon of music that will get your groove on! This performance is made possible in part by a Culver City Performing Arts Grant with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment.

 

Sunday – April 3, 2016: 3:00 pm

Beethoven’s 9th with Colburn Orchestra 

Valley Performing Arts Center – Directions and Parking

18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge, CA 91330-8448

In conjunction with the Colburn Orchestra – Vox Femina, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, and the Northridge Singers from CSUN will perform Beethoven’s 9th symphony.  Join us for this free concert in the Valley!

Tuesday – March 1, 2016: 7:30 pm

Noteworthy Women: A Celebration in Song

USC Caruso Catholic Center

844 West 32nd Street

Los Angeles, CA 90007

Vox performs for the community of Los Angeles in a free concert sponsored in part by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs.  Enjoy selections from our Women of Note season concert as we take an uncommon look at the political and social achievements of women in history, women of renown and women of extraordinary creativity. This concert is offered free to the public, but RSVP is requested. This performance is made possible by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs

Saturday – February 27, 2016: 8:00 pm

Women of Note

Zipper Concert Hall, Colburn School

200 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Just in time for International Women’s Day, Vox weaves together the stories of noteworthy women through poetry, narration and song.  Join us for an uncommon look at the political and social achievements of women in history, women of renown and women of extraordinary creativity.

Guest Artists:  Peninsula Women’s Chorus, Martin Benvenuto, director

Sunday – November 15, 2015: 4:00 pm

Sonic Awakening

First Congregational Church of Los Angeles

540 South Commonwealth Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90020

Vox opens its season by exploring the female voice – it sings, it cries, it soars.  Fascinating songs will awaken your mind and senses with sounds of glorious voices setting your imagination on fire.  Witness unfamiliar, unusual, mysterious, surprising vocalisms that create a new vocabulary of sound.

Guest Artists:  Mira Costa High School Advanced Women’s Chorale, Michael Hayden, director

2014-2015 ~ Our 18th Season

 

June 27, 2015

10:00 am

Song Cycle 2015

Our first bicycle ride for music! Bring your family with you for this fun day of bike riding through the Culver City community and help to support Vox Femina. Bike the 10-mile or 24-mile route and then join us for a festival at the finish line. Prizes! Food! Entertainment! Craft Vendors!

Culver City Park.

 

June 13, 2015: 8:00 pm

Side by Side by Sondheim

Zipper Concert Hall, Colburn School – Los Angeles

Join us for a fun and light-hearted evening of solos, duets and choral pieces from American lyricist and composer, Stephen Sondheim. We will be performing Sondheim favorites, such as “Children will Listen,” “No One is Alone,” ”Sunday” and more! And perhaps a surprise guest or two will join Vox on stage!

April 26, 2015: 3:00 pm

Hearts of Courage, Songs for Life – Free Community Concert

Culver City Presbyterian Church

11269 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90230

When unleashed, the voices and experiences of women have the power to change the world.  Music is as much personal as it is universal.  It can inspire you to action, move you to tears or make you sit up and take notice.  Vox will perform our favorite songs from each of our three season concerts this year. Join us and experience the power for yourself!

Featuring selections from Music: A Mirror of Our Humanity, Forbidden Voices and Side by Side by Sondheim, this will be a lovely Sunday afternoon concert in one of our favorite Westside venues. This performance is made possible in part by a Culver City Performing Arts Grant with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment.

March 14, 2015: 8:00 pm

Forbidden Voices

Unacceptable. Improper. Banned. Forbidden. Harsh words that are too often still a part of our world today. Join us as we give voice to these previously forbidden words.

Zipper Concert Hall, Colburn School – Los Angeles

March 15, 2015: 3:00 pm

Forbidden Voices – Community Concert

Unacceptable. Improper. Banned. Forbidden. Harsh words that are too often still a part of our world today. Join us as we give voice to these previously forbidden words.

Congregation Kol Ami – West Hollywood

This concert is supported in part by the City of West Hollywood – City Arts Project.  Concert is free, but RSVP is requested.

February 7, 2015: 8:00 pm

3rd Annual Foxy Voxxie Cabaret!

Save the date for this fun event – it’s sold out every year!  See and hear what the women of Vox are like when they aren’t singing in the choir.  Their individual personalities and styles shine through during this amazing event.

Rockwell: Table & Stage – 1714 Vermont Avenue; Los Angeles, CA 90027

November 15, 2014: 8:00 pm

Music: A Mirror of Our Humanity

Can we be the change we wish to see? Yes! And music can inspire us! Focusing on the global themes of human rights, supporting children in need and fighting cancer, this concert will inspire you to make a difference in your world. This concert features a new commission by David O – sponsored by Vox alumna Donna Burroughs.

First Congregational Church of Los Angeles

 

November 9, 2014: 3:00 pm

United University Church – a free community concert!

Join us as we present a free concert for the community of Los Angeles with selections from Music: A Mirror of Our Humanity. This performance is made possible in part by grants from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and the County of Los Angeles.

United University Church – USC Campus – Los Angeles, CA

 

August 24, 2014: 4:00 pm

Vox Open House

Join current and past Vox Femina board members and Artistic Director, Dr. Iris S. Levine for an afternoon social at the home of Vox Board alumna Joan Potter. Learn about Vox’s vision for the future, ongoing and new projects and ways to become more involved in making the music come to life! Refreshments will be served.

2013-2014 ~ Our 17th Season ~ Perpetual Excellence

 

June 21, 2014: 8:00 PM

This Joint is Jumpin’

Vox will welcome guest artist, Jennifer Leitham, jazz bassist and vocalist.

Zipper Hall, Colburn School – Los Angeles

June 22, 2014: 3:00 PM

West Hollywood – Community Concert

Join us as we present a free concert for the community of West Hollywood with selections from This Joint is Jumpin’. Jennifer Leitham, jazz bassist and vocalist will be joining us along with her trio.This performance is made possible in part by a grant from the City of West Hollywood.

Congregation Kol-Ami – West Hollywood, CA

April 12, 2014: 7:00 PM

Vox Femina’s 2nd ARIA AWARDS GALA EVENT

Join us as for a lovely evening we present our Aria awards to outstanding individuals and organizations in our community. Dinner and drinks will be served in the beautiful forecourt of the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles.

March 25, 2014: 7:30 PM

United University Church – Community Concert

Join us as we present a free concert for the community of Los Angeles with selections from Half the Sky: Hear Our Voices. This performance is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and the County of Los Angeles.

United University Church – USC Campus – Los Angeles, CA

March 22, 2014: 8:00 PM

Half the Sky: Hear Our Voices

Hear our voices as we feature a newly commissioned work in this second installment of the Half the Sky series.

Zipper Hall, Colburn School – Los Angeles, CA

March 16, 2014: 3:00 PM

Culver City – Community Concert

Join us as we present a free concert for the community of Culver City with selections from Half the Sky: Hear Our Voices. This performance is made possible in part by a Culver City Performing Arts Grant with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Culver City Presbyterian Church – Culver City, CA

January 18, 2014: 8:00 & 10:00 PM

Foxy Voxxie Cabaret! Back by popular demand – now with 2 shows!

A benefit to support the music of Vox.

M Bar – 1253 North Vine Street, Hollywood, CA

Nov. 16, 2013: 8:00 PM

Songs of Wisdom

Vox will be joined by members of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles.

First Congregational Church of Los Angeles – Los Angeles, CA

Celebrating the Muse – June 2012

Oct. 5, 2013: 7-10 pm

Vox Femina’s Fall FUNdraiser – “Kickoff Koffeehouse”

Join us for a casual evening of fun as we sip our drinks, savor a bite to eat and enjoy performances from Vox singers and friends! The Highland Park Ebell Club – Los Angeles, CA

Sept. 12, 2013: 7:20 pm

Vox Sings the National Anthem at the WNBA Los Angeles Sparks game

July 21, 2013: 6:30 pm

Vox opens for Independent Shakespeare Company’s performance of MacBeth. Tickets are free! Griffith Park – Los Angeles, CA

June 15, 2013: 8 pm

It’s Our Party!

A Sweet/Sassy 16 Party. Zipper Hall – Los Angeles, CA

May 18, 2013: 7 pm

Definitely Deco

Monte Carlo Night at the Black Bottom Club
Gambling, food, drink, silent and live auctions!

April 28, 2013: 3 pm

Celebrating Women….Celebrating Music

Culver City Presbyterian Church – Culver City, CA

March 17, 2013: 3 pm & 7 pm

Awakenings


Vox performs with GMCLA again!
First Congregational Church of Los Angeles – Los Angeles, CA

March 16, 2013: 8 pm

Awakenings


Vox performs with GMCLA again!
First Congregational Church of Los Angeles – Los Angeles, CA

March 10, 2013: 3 pm

Half the Sky: Voices of Women Worldwide

Voices of women and their stories. Church of the Blessed Sacrament – Hollywood, CA

Feb. 2, 2013: 7:00 pm

Foxy Voxxie Cabaret! 

SOLD OUT
A benefit to support the music of Vox.
M Bar – 1253 North Vine Street, Hollywood, CA

Dec. 24, 2012: 3-6 pm

53rd Annual Los Angeles County Holiday Celebration

Vox Femina joins with artists from across Los Angles to provide a free concert that will be broadcast live on KCET!
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion – Los Angeles, CA

Nov. 3, 2012: 8:00 pm

No Ordinary Women

The music of Joan Szymko and Gwyneth Walker, Zipper Hall – Los Angeles, CA

June 17, 2012: 3:00 pm

West Hollywood performance at Congregation Kol Ami
Tickets are free, but you must RSVP as seats are limited!

June 16, 2012: 8:00 pm

Celebrating the Muse, Zipper Hall

Los Angeles, CA

May 12, 2012

Colours of Love – Celebrating 15 years with Vox.” 

Live music, dancing, food and drink at the Ebell Club in Highland Park

March 18, 2012: 3:00pm

Culver City Performance – Culver City, CA
Tickets are free but limited!

March 17, 2012: 8:00 pm

From Shakespeare to Shamrocks

Zipper Hall – Los Angeles, CA

March 1, 2012

American Choral Director’s Association Western Division

Reno, NV

February 4, 2012: 8:00 pm

Mahler with LA Philharmonic

Shrine Auditorium – Los Angeles, CA

Featured Artist Vicki Peterson

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