Performance Highlights

If you enjoy music in an intimate and friendly setting, become a subscriber of L’Ermitage Foundation’s Concert Series. We offer concerts where members of the audience can mingle with the artists as well as other attendees. These concerts are private to our donors and their guests and are not open to the public.

Susan Edwards Martin
SUSAN EDWARDS MARTIN, vocal July 24, 2024

Our very own two time Broadway world winner, SUSAN EDWARDS MARTIN, originating "Lady Blues" in the Tony Award winning Broadway play, TORCH SONG TRILOGY, is back to dazzle and delight us with her "SHOWSTOPPERS" evening of music from the American songbook, standards, musicals, and originals. You don't want to miss this dynamic performer.

Sam Kriger
Sam Kriger, piano July 24, 2024

SAM KRIGER is a multi-platinum award-winning Musical Director, Conductor, Arranger, and Orchestrator who has appeared on concert stages throughout the world-from the White House to the Sydney Opera House. Sam's client list is a "Who's Who" of Stage and Screen-having served for years as Musical Director/Conductor/ Arranger for legendary artists Michael Feinstein, Shirley Jones among many others.

Mark Balling
Overland Jazz Quartet Mark Balling, piano August 22, 2024

MARK BALLING, founder of the OVERLAND JAZZ QUARTET - a cutting edge, high energy, small music ensemble inspired by the likes of Miles Davis and Keith Jarrett. Mark has built a dual career as piano performer and educator in Los Angeles for twenty two years. He is also a Glenn Miller Orchestra alumnus, a touring jazz big band performing 1,000 shows in over a dozen countries.

Andy Schlinder
Andy Schlinder, Saxophone August 22, 2024

ANDY SCHLINDER has been a professional saxophonist in Chicago for over 10 years. His love of saxophone started at the early age of 8. Since then, he has dedicated his life to the study and performance of the saxophone. Andy regularly performs with various jazz groups in the Chicago area in addition to running his own saxophone repair company..

Sandro Feliciano
Sandro Feliciano, Percussion August 22, 2024

SANDRO FELICIANO was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil and has been playing drums/percussion for over 20 years. He has worked with many artists in the genres of Brazilian music, contemporary jazz, and classical music.

David Gomez, Bass
David Gomez August 22, 2024

Cuban bassist, DAVID GOMEZ, began his musical studies at the age of ten in his hometown "Havana" Cuba where he studied classical music for nine years. After spending two years as a professional musician in Havana, he continued his musical career in Los Angeles performing in live concerts and various tours.

Henry Gronnier
Henry Gronnier, violin September 22, 2024

French born, HENRY GRONNIER, has appeared throughout the world in recital, as a member of chamber music ensembles and as a soloist with orchestra. Among his performances are his debuts at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall and at London's Wigmore Hall. He has also participated in some of the world's leading music festivals. When not performing, he teaches violin at Colburn School where he is a member of the faculty.

Armen Guzelimian
ARMEN GUZELIMIAN, piano September 22, 2024

ARMEN GUZELIMIAN is celebrated for his versatility as a top-notch collaborative artist, a brilliant soloist, and first-rate musician. He has received national and critical acclaim for his appearances in many of the major concert halls in the United States and Europe. "Armen Guzelimian's playing is firm and alive, capable of tremendous brilliance and delicacy." (Musical America)

Ruslan Biryukov
LOS ANGELES CELLO QUARTET Ruslan Biryukov October 24, 2024

RUSLAN BIRYUKOV is known for his superb artistry, passion, and individuality. He has gone on to win numerous awards worldwide. He represents a new generation of creative professional musicians whose artistic level is recognized by awards, but also by a worldwide audience. Within the last decade of his teaching career, his students have won over 200 prizes in various competitions.

Bryant Gozali
BRYANT GOZALI October 24, 2024

BRYANT GOZALI is currently a member of the Los Angeles Cello Quartet and the Jakarta Trio. He graduated from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. He has performed with many orchestras and in solo concerts throughout the world. Bryant is officially recognized as a studious demonstrably devoted and highly praised cellist. .

Pola Benke
Pola Benke October 24, 2024

POLA BENKE , an esteemed cellist hailing from Poland, commenced her musical career with the cello at the age of eight. Her prowess in the realm of modern classical music has won her an invitation to perform at many prestigious festivals across Europe and the United States. She has a rich portfolio of performances as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra member.

Nathan Le
Nathan Le October 24, 2024

NATHAN LE has studied with Ronald Leonard at the Colburn Music Academy and then with Ruslan Biryukov. His artistry has been nationally and internationally acclaimed. He has garnered prizes in competitions in Zagreb, Croatia, the Tchaikovsky International Competition for Young Musicians in Moscow, and the Stulberg International String Competition.

Bernadene Blaha
Bernadene Blaha November 21, 2024

BERNADENE BLAHA is known for her "brilliant command of the piano" whether as recitalist, or concerto soloist. Ms. Blaha has performed throughout North America, Europe, Australia, and Mexico. She is an Associate Professor at the Thornton School of Music, USC.

Kevin Fitzgerald
Kevin Fitz-Gerald November 21, 2024

KEVIN FITZ-GERALD enjoys a versatile career as a recitalist, orchestra soloist, and chamber musician. His performances have garnered international acclaim and he has been recognized for his "hypnotically powerful and precise" pianism and "dynamic and distinguished" interpretations.