The following are a few videos from various shows and concerts over the years that were music directed by James Glica-Hernandez, or in which our students performed. Also included are pieces James has written over the years. Enjoy!
Erin Bruni, Devon, James, and Jordan Hayakawa, Keri Ruanto, Alex Badawi, and Casey Wathen sing in this precious video from Woodland Opera House's Musical Theater Workshop performance on May 22, 2008! Thanks to Mary Hayakawa for posting this video.
This is a video I created for my granddaughter, Mary, for her 18th birthday. The lullaby is an original piece I wrote for her four days before her birth in 1993.
A wonderful retrospective of our time with "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella," at NCS PFAA.
Last concert at Natomas Charter School at the Benvenuti Performing Arts Center. 2007. Performing "Ease on Down the Road."
Final show at NCS PFAA - "Puttin' on the Ritz" - 2008. Guest performer - the inimitable Ron Cisneros!
Wavecable's advertisement for Les Miserables at Woodland Opera House in 2010.
Tim Stewart is "Adolfo" from the Drowsy Chaperone in At the Ballet: A Musical Revue. 2010, a benefit for the Sacramento Ballet.
"Gee, Officer Krupke" from West Side Story performed during At the Ballet: A Musical Revue in 2010.
One of the vlogs from At the Ballet II: Louder, Faster, Funnier, a benefit for the Sacramento Ballet.
Act I of SVM's 2012 Spring Concert, "Grins, Giggles & Grace Notes," at Woodland Opera House on Friday, June 15, 2012.
Act II of SVM's 2012 Spring Concert, "Grins, Giggles & Grace Notes," at Woodland Opera House on Friday, June 15, 2012.
Sacramento Vocal Music students performed in a multicultural and multlingual celebration of the winter holidays. They sang in seven different languages, including German, French, English, Hebrew, Spanish, Italian, and Latin. The concert was held at the historic Woodland Opera House on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 2:00 PM.
Gene Herrera, my great-uncle, lived to be 103. He was a professional musician in the Bay Area since the time of the Big Bands. He played with all the greats in San Francisco. He started playing professionally in the late-1920s. He died in 2010. This is part of our conversation about his career,filmed (poorly) by me in 2007.
January 23, 2013 - Broadway Bound's rehearsal of Zippety-Do-Dah.
Woodland Opera House's Broadway Bound and other Sacramento Vocal Music students auditioned for the Sacramento Rivercats baseball team at Raley Field in West Sacramento. February 23, 2013. Soloists included Devon Hayakawa, Erin Bruni, Olivia Traversi, and Hattie Craven. A quintet consisting of Jordan and James Hayakawa, Bailey Robinson-Burmester, Jimin Moon, and Emily O'Flaherty also auditioned. Erin, Olivia, the quintet and Broadway Bound all were seen on Channel 3 KCRA during the news that evening.
More videos will be forthcoming as they become available.
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