Elixir Trio’s melodic sounds stun audience

BY ALYSSA CROW The Elixir Piano Trio happened November 20th at 12pm in the S2 Recital Hall. Admission was free. Cellist Fang Fang Xu, violinist Samvel Chilingarian and pianist Lucy Nargizyan provided an afternoon of live classical music. They played works composed as trios and adapted to be played as trios. “Trio Pathetique in D Minor” by Mikhail Glinka was the first piece performed. Glinka is often considered the father…

December 3, 2017

Professors find themselves through music

By Dorany Pineda East Los Angeles College professors Lucy Nargizyan and Samvel Chilingarian were brought together by music. Their shared interest in people and fascination with the multifaceted nature of music and all its inner workings are the reasons they began teaching. “Uplifting students, seeing them succeed, and helping them transform and grow as musicians and as people (is one of the most rewarding things about teaching),” Chilingarian said . Nargizyan’s…

April 13, 2016

Orchestra prepares for upcoming concert

December 3, 2014

By Carolyn Viraphandeth The East Los Angeles College’s Symphony Orchestra celebrates the end of the semester with preparations for its upcoming winter concert, under the direction of Samvel Chilingarian. The orchestra will be playing classic songs such as Robert Smith’s “Jingle  Bells Forever” and John Williams’ “Superman Returns.” Alex Tu has been a member of the orchestra for two semesters and he is currently in his third semester at ELAC….


Music Department swings into spring

By Sergio Berrueta East Los Angeles College’s Music Department is back in full swing for the Spring semester to offer the sounds of jazz, orchestra, band and vocals. Starting March 26, the Music Department will be presenting their Student Recitals. These recitals showcase the talents of students and individuals in the vocal fields to display their range. This series occurs every month on a Wednesday at 12 p.m. with future…

March 12, 2014