First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

  • Dynamic Music Partners

    Feb 4, 17 • 587 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    The Dynamic Music Partners easily lived up to their name with a very dynamic presentation for ASMAC’s Feb 1, 2017 First WEDNESDAYS event. Three hours quickly passed without a yawn as the audience was fully engaged and enthusiastic about the subject matter....

  • Gretchen Hydo, Certified Life Coach

    Jan 10, 17 • 666 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    ASMAC kicked off the First Wednesday Series for 2017 on the same high note that was present in all their 2016 events. Being aware that a successful musical career is built on many components other than scores and recordings, the society brought in Gretchen...

  • Big Brass Night

    Dec 27, 16 • 521 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    ASMAC’s First WEDNESDAYS presented Ross deRoche and Les Benedict Dec. 7th at Local 47 which gave the audience deep insight of life in the low brass section. A plethora of low brass instruments were engaged including various trombones, euphonium,...

  • ASMACaniacs!!!!

    Nov 4, 16 • 635 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    Dachman here, just pondering last night’s amazing ASMAC First Wednesday event at the Professional Musician’s Union 47 on Vine St. I’m a relatively new and exquisitely humble ASMAC member. While my life experiences are as diverse and numerous as the...

  • First WEDNESDAYS: Allyn Ferguson

    Oct 13, 16 • 620 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    The ASMAC First WEDNESDAY event series continued October 5th, 2016 at Local 47 in Hollywood by honoring the music and lifetime accomplishments of Allyn Ferguson. Allyn’s son, Dan Ferguson, masterfully took the audience on a journey through the amazing life...

  • First WEDNESDAYS Featured Dave Slonaker

    Sep 14, 16 • 585 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    The thing readily apparent since ASMAC began its First Wednesday gatherings, is the vast treasure of knowledge and know how in the community of world class musicians, composers and arrangers here in Los Angeles.  This bounty of knowledge was displayed one...

  • First WEDNESDAYS with Jay Leach

    Aug 9, 16 • 532 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    Jay Leach provided a fantastic slide guitar symposium for ASMAC’s August First WEDNESDAYS event. Great performances, demonstrations and lots of fun info delivered with excitement and enthusiasm from Jay!...

  • First WEDNESDAYS with Accent

    Jul 11, 16 • 1430 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    WHEN VOICES BLEND PERFECTLY, THERE IS HOPE FOR ALL OF US TO GET ALONG, ACROSS THIS DIVERSE PLANET. An attentive gathering of arranger pros, singers, composers, teachers and a cappella enthusiasts gathered at Local 47 Music Union in Hollywood on Wednesday...

  • First WEDNESDAYS with Jack Smalley and Perry Botkin Jr. at Local 47

    Jun 16, 16 • 776 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    Our June 1, 2016 First WEDNESDAYS, featuring Jack Smalley and Perry Botkin Jr. at Local 47, was a wonderful event. Jack and Perry were super! A packed house and lots of great stuff starting with a great intro from legendary composer-guitarist Don Peake. The...

  • Celebrating Women Composers

    May 17, 16 • 590 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    The Asmac evening last week entitled, “Celebrating Women Composers” was just that. We moved through the evening listening to music from animation to orchestral music from Carnegie Hall to bebop re­imagined. The evening began with Elise...