Pleasure of Your Company

New West Symphony League requests the

Pleasure of Your Company

Thank you to everyone who helped to make this year’s Pleasure of Your Company series a success! 

Our League has been honored to have received the prestigious national Gold Book Award of Excellence form the League of American Orchestras. This year’s series of POYC events will be online, with a variety of topics woven together with music. Register now, and get ready to be educated, enriched and entertained!

Registration for each event is $25 per online connection, and must be made in advance. All times noted are on Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). For more information, email or call (805) 435-2781.

Get Ready for Valentine’s Day 

Pleasure of Your Company (POYC) ONLINE February 2021 Event Series 

The New West Symphony League is pleased to present its 14th showcase of Pleasure of Your Company (POYC) events to our community of music lovers.  These events have earned our League the honor of the prestigious national Gold Book Award of Excellence from the League of American Orchestras.  The POYC events in February 2021 will be ONLINE, designed to help you prepare to impress your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day.  Get ready to be educated, enriched and entertained! 

Registration for each event is $25 per online connection, and must be completed in advance.

Register online at  You can also leave a message at (805) 435-2781, and your call will be returned.  


Simple, Elegant and Musical Supper for Your Sweetheart 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM 

Chef Pascale Beale, of Pascale’s Kitchen in Santa Barbara, is passionate about sharing the essence of cooking from California, the Mediterranean and beyond.  She has written nine cookery books, hundreds of articles for local newspapers, food magazines, and is a columnist for the James Beard award winning publication, Edible Santa Barbara.  For the evening’s program, she will demonstrate a simple and elegant 3-course supper, featuring a recipe from her latest book, Salade II: More Recipes From The Market Table.  As an added treat, a New West Symphony musician will provide live musical accompaniment, inspired by the action in the kitchen. REGISTER NOW!

Opera Arias to Serenade Your Sweetheart
Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 7:00pm to 8:00 PM 

LA Opera volunteer Community Educator Steve Kohn returns with another interactive presentation to inspire Valentine’s Day romance with some of the most romantic moments in opera.  Steve blends his knowledge and passion for the art form with humor and an easy-going style, to inform and delight all types of audiences.  He will include some music from the LA Opera past and upcoming season, and then turn to some of the most iconic pieces in the repertory that will fill you with love, hope and joy.  The program will also include a live performance by a guest singer. REGISTER NOW!

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