Asia America Symphony Assn. to Host Japan Relief Concert


In light of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the Asia America Symphony Association is hosting a concert on Saturday, May 28, at 4 p.m. at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 S. San Pedro St. in Little Tokyo, to benefit the victims of this tragedy.

The Asia America Symphony Orchestra and Asia America Youth Orchestra will be joined by Musical Director David Benoit along with numerous guest soloists who have passionately volunteered their time and talents.

David Ono of ABC7 Eyewitness News will serve as master of ceremonies. Performers will include Keiko Matsui, Mindy Abair, Jeff Kashiwa, East West Players, and the Grateful Crane Ensemble.

Tickets are $50, $35 and $15, and can be purchased through the JACCC,

Donations to the AASA Japan Relief Fund are also gratefully accepted. The donation form can be found at


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