April 28, 2018
7:00 pm
Irvine, CA
Barclay Theater

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OCMD Presents From Classical to Rock Benefit!

From Classical to Rock (FC2R) was founded by the famous Chinese violinist Yutong (Pacific Symphony, LA Phil, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra), Rock musician Marten Andersson (Steelheart, Lizzy Borden, Lynch Mob) and acclaimed cellist Stan Sharp (Long Beach Symphony, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra) to help benefit music education. This year FC2R has joined forces with the Orange County Music & Dance, the area’s first and only community performing arts school to present a star-studded evening benefiting music education for Orange County communities.

Hosted by Randy Jackson and headlined by Johnny Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls,  with very special guest Nancy Wilson (Heart, Roadcase Royale). The concert features original music scored by Nathan Wangone of the biggest Hollywood composers and more than 20 high profile musicians from classical music to Rock and Roll including Nancy Wilson (Heart). It’s a magical performance of musical poetry, where platinum-selling rock musicians meet acclaimed classical music musicians and classically trained music students.

Want to meet some of the performers after the show? Purchase any $250 VIP ticket and receive free admission to after party.

Performers include:

John Rzeznick – Lead singer, The Goo Goo Dolls
Hosted by Randy Jackson – Producer, bassist, American Idol judge
Nancy Wilson – Guitarist and Singer from Heart, Film composer, Roadcase Royale
Alex Boye – Pop & YouTube Sensation
Lynn Harrell – Renowned Cellist
Miljenko Matijevic – Lead Singer, Steelheart and The Doors
Roger Kalia – Assistant Conductor Pacific Symphony
Monte Pittmann – Madonna/Prong/Solo
Yutong – Pacific Symphony, LA Phil, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Stan Sharp – Long Beach Symphony, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Marten Andersson – Steelheart, Lizzy Borden, Lynch Mob
Chas West – The Jason Bonham Band, Foreigner
Nathan T. Wang – International Music Composer
Cameron Wright – Pop Sensation
Chris Broderick – Ex-Megadeth, Act of Defiance 
John Tu – Jazz band leader
Christopher Lennertz – Famous Music Composer
Emma Lee – Principal Cellist
Jane Lee – Keyboardist/Choir Director
Stephen Chesney – Guitars
Ben Zelico – Drums

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