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Naomi Alter – Concert Hour
March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PSTfree
LIVE at the Howard Brubeck Theatre! Back on Stage and In Person!
Palomar Performing Arts Proudly Presents
Every Thursday at 1pm
Join us every Thursday at the Howard Brubeck Theatre on the San Marcos Campus for a FREE LIVE Concert Hour Performance at the Howard Brubeck Theatre on the Palomar College Campus, San Marcos. Palomar Performing Arts is excited to open its doors to our students, staff and community members for our Free Concert Hour Series in person every Thursday at 1pm LIVE on the Howard Brubeck Theatre Stage.
Concert Hour is a FREE music enrichment series presented for our students and the community by the Palomar College Performing Arts Department.
Parking is Free in lots 1 & 15 during Concert Hour.
Harpist Naomi Alter received her Bachelor of Music degree in harp at Oberlin Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Alice Chalifoux. She has studied with Jeanne Chalifoux at the Salzedo Harp Colony in Maine, and at Tanglewood Music Festival in Massachusetts with Lucile Lawrence.
She has taught harp at Louisiana State University and performed with the Toledo, Baton Rouge, Poway, La Jolla, Palomar, Miracosta, North Coast, and Grossmont Symphonies, as well as numerous chamber, duo, choral, and church ensembles. She has been a recent harp concerto soloist with the Poway Symphony Orchestra, the New Mexico Performing Arts Society, the Los Angeles Song of the Angels Flute Orchestra, and the Crown City Symphony in Pasadena.
Since 1987, Naomi has performed at thousands of weddings and special events, concertizing and teaching harp in the San Diego area. She currently serves on the board of the American Harp Society – San Diego Chapter, whose mission includes increasing exposure of the San Diego community to our wonderful instrument and fostering excellence in its instruction to young aspiring harpists.
Born in Hollywood, California, Jane Masur began studying flute at age 12. She attended San Diego State University where she studied with Fredrick Baker. Upon Graduation in 1972, Jane moved to Schoningen Germany and continued her musical pursuits as the Music Director for Realschule Schoningen, Niedersachsen, Germany. While in Germany, she also performed in various location in the region. Upon her return to the United States in 1975, Jane complete a Master’s Degree in Flute performance at SDSU continuing her studies with Damien Bursell-Hall. After receiving her Master’s degree, she continued studying with Sebastian Carratelli and Claude Monteux with whom she worked collaboratively until his death in 2012.
Ms. Masur has had the opportunity to perform in various ensembles throughout the San Diego area. Touring with the San Diego Choral Arts Ensemble, she performed in exciting venues throughout Germany, Austria, Italy, England and the Czech Republic. Jane soloed with the Poway Symphony Orchestra with harpist Naomi Alter.
Jane has maintained an active studio and served as President of the San Diego Flute Guild from 1994 to 2004 and President of the Music Teachers’ Association of California from 2019-2021. She is currently on the music faculty of Palomar College in the applied music program.
More information and sample music videos can be found at www.harpsandiego.com