Category Archives for "Events"

Oct 11

Studio Students in Performance

By billalpert | Events , voice

Catch Alpert Studio students Gracie Unger and Mackenzie Orr sharing the role of Maggie in the Grove Theatre production of Lost Spirt. It’s a new show starring broadway headliners Dale Kristien (Phantom of the Opera’s Christine) and Bill Hutton, the original Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

For information and tickets visit the Grove’s website at or call (909) 920-4343. The theater is located at 276 E 9th St., Upland.

And on a lighter note, enjoy Brandon Alpert’s performance of Randy Newman’s “When She Loved Me” during AMDA’s recent open mic night, in Hollywood.

Aug 26

Last Glimpse of Summer!

By Melanie Alpert | Events , The Kitchen Sink

on the trail
Melanie & Brandon on the trail. Telluride, CO

Hi Everybody!

Well, summer’s rapidly winding down. Don’t forget, voice lessons resume on Tuesday, Sept. 4, and Monday lessons will resume on the 10th. I’m working on scheduling this week, and should be announcing final schedules by the end of the week. Hope you all had a wonderful summer; now let’s get back and do some great work!

Important announcement: Broadway Experience, the performing troupe dearest to my heart, will be holding auditions on September 5, at 5:00 p.m. It’s a wonderful opportunity for students who enjoy performing to spread their wings. Led by the multi-talented Barbara Hinrichsen, director, along with choregrapher and Disney whiz, Janet Renslow, and yours truly as music director. Come out and join us for a great educational experience and the time of your life!

Many of you have asked about our vacation, so we’ve created a photo album to share our experiences. Here’s the link to our photo blog: The Alpert Family Hits the Road

Jul 21

The Wizard visits Rancho Cucamonga

By billalpert | Events , voice

DorothyDaniella Samuel as Dorothy

Oz Trio
Brandon Alpert, Daniella and Cesar Quintero in rehearsal for Wizard of Oz

Congratulations to Alpert Studio students who participated in the recent sellout run of Wizard of Oz at the Victoria Gardens Cultural Center. It was a fabulous, professional level show, and certainly one of the highlights of the Lewis Family Playhouse season.

Studio students participating in this production include Daniella Samuel (Dorothy), Brandon Alpert (Cowardly Lion), Lindsey Rupp (Glinda), Sarah Hinrichsen, Sarah Jackson, Maggie Anderson, Frankie Libutti, Michael Sturgis, Marissa Henkle, Ashley Blackwell, Kaitlyn and Mackenzie Orr, Kathryn McGuire and Kyle Fain. Kudos are due to directors Barbara Hinrichsen and Melanie Alpert, along with choreographer Janet Renslow. Let’s all do it again soon!

Jun 28

Into the Woods

By billalpert | Events , voice


Congratulations to all our students, their parents and families who participated in the stellar Broadway Experience production of Sonheim’s Into the Woods Jr. We are so proud of you all! Watch this site for more photos to come.


May 19

Spring Studio Recital Photos

By billalpert | Events , The Kitchen Sink , violin , voice

Wow! Congratulations to all our voice and violin students who particpated in our best recital ever! Everyone did a wonderful job; you should all be proud of your efforts. Be assured your teachers and parents are equally proud!

Here are a couple of photos from the event.

Do you have recital photos or stories to share?
Send us an email

Alpert Studio Spring Recital Class of May 2007
Our “Class of ’07”

Alpert Studio Spring Recital
Happy recital participants celebrating a job well done!

Upcoming lesson schedule will be as follows:
Voice Students: No lessons on Monday, Memorial Day but normal schedule the rest of that week.
No lessons the week of June 4. Lessons will resume with normal schedule on Monday, June 11.
Violin Students: All lessons will continue according to normal schedule.

We wish everyone a great summer. Keep practicing and attending your lessons!!

Bill and Melanie Alpert

Apr 10

Student Recital, audition and competition dates!

By billalpert | Events , violin , voice

It’s that time again: time to get up and strut your stuff 🙂

Auditions and competitions are optional, but participation in the studio recital is mandatory. Please check and clear your calendar so we can have a great turnout.

Saturday, May 19 • 4:00 p.m.
The Alpert Studio Student Recital
All violin and vocal students to perform
(rehearsal, Friday, May 18, 6:30 p.m.)
at the Alpert Studio Performance Venue

Saturday, April 14
San Bernardino County Solofest
Cal State University, San Bernardino
Rehearsal: Friday, April 13, 5:30 p.m. at the Hillside Studio

Saturday, May 12
Auditions: Wizard of Oz, City of Rancho Cucamonga Community Services
Ages: 8-adult

Saturday, May 26
John Child Walker Music Competition
(application deadline: Friday, April 20)

Dec 12

Happy Holidays from the Alpert Studio

By billalpert | Events , violin , voice

Wow, what a wonderful evening it was! Congratulations to all recital participants; you made us very proud! We all deserve a little break, so:

Schedule reminder:
Violin lessons resume on January 6.
Voice lessons resume on the week of January 8.

Have a recital photo you’d like to share?
Send us your photos via e-mail
Have a wonderful holiday season, and we’ll see you in January. 🙂

–Bill and Melanie

Recital Photo
2006 Winter Recital participants ?¢‚Ǩ¬¢ Photo: Philip Malcolm

Dec 03

December Schedule

By Melanie Alpert | Events , The Kitchen Sink

Just a quick reminder; voice lessons for December end on December 7, last day of violin lessons is December 9.

Our studio recital will be held on Monday, Dec. 11, 6:00 p.m. at the performance facility. Seating will be limited; please arrive early, violin students will tune up at 5:45

Rehearsal for the recital is Friday, December 8. Violin students: please arrive by 4:30 p.m. Voice students will be assigned an arrival time at their voice lesson during the week of December 4.

Violin lessons will resume on January 6; voice lessons start on January 8. We wish our studio family a wonderful Holiday season, filled with music.
Bill & Melanie

Nov 18

Winter Recital Date Change

By billalpert | Events

The Alpert Studio Winter Recital date has been moved to

Recital: Monday, December 11 ?¢‚Ǩ¬¢ 6:00 p.m.

The performance and rehearsal will be held at the studio performance facility

10722 Arrow Route, Suite 104 ?¢‚Ǩ¬¢ Rancho Cucamonga
(located one block east of Haven Avenue, in the Arrow Business Condominiums)

The recital rehearsal date remains unchanged:

Rehearsal: Friday, December 8th ?¢‚Ǩ¬¢ 4:30 p.m. (your exact rehearsal time arrival will be announced)

All voice and violin students are expected to participate in this studio recital.
2005 Winter Recital Photo

Oct 31

Recital Dates announced!

By billalpert | Events , violin , voice

(Alpert Studio Performance Venue)
10722 Arrow Route, Suite 104 ?¢‚Ǩ¬¢ Rancho Cucamonga, CA

STUDIO RECITAL, voice and violin students
Dec. 11, 2007 ?¢‚Ǩ¬¢ 6 p.m.

January 8, 2007 ?¢‚Ǩ¬¢ 3 p.m.

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