On December 16, 2017, harpers and harpists from across southern California gathered for a very special AHS-LA Holiday Extravaganza performance. It was the 20th Holiday Extravaganza organized and led by Elaine Litster! We gathered in the lobby of the Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena (thanks to Bonnie Mohr who coordinates with the hospital) and played Christmas, Hanukkah and general interest music for the assembled guests.  There was a silver balloon in the shape of a '20', sparkling cider and champagne glasses to celebrate with afterward, and the AHS-LA board presented Elaine with a holiday bouquet and a Waterford crystal bowl engraved with '20 years, Extravaganza 2017'.

2017Group 1

Below: Extravaganza director Elaine Lister (left) accepts flowers and gift from Stephanie Bennett on behalf of the AHS-LA board.

2017 BoardGenerosity 1

Below: Ellie Choate

2017Ellie 1

Below: Cindy Artish and a young performer are ready for downbeat.

2017 Cynthia 1

Below: Bonnie Mohr and Stephanie Bennett

2017 BonnieStephanie 1

See snapshots from Holiday Extravaganzas 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010


Upcoming Events

Sun Apr 07
Finzi Memorial Scholarship Auditions

Joining or Renewing?

No need to log in!

Join/Renew here

Member Login - Not needed to renew!


Events Archive

Would you like to make a contribution to the
general operating expenses of the chapter?