Women Empowerment Musical by YWCA with FCLO
Second Annual Musical Women in Fullerton was organized by YWCA Orange County Fullerton with FCLO (Fullerton Civic Light Opera.) This is a result of YWCA Director, Diane Masseth - Jones effort to empower women. Her vision came to life today to achieve the mission of YWCA to empower women. She said music is so powerful and so empowering. Diane wants you to take this message home and share it with your friends. Clear your mind and understand.
Director, YWCA OC Fullerton Diane Masseth - Jones Speaking...
"PLEASE WATCH ALL THE SNIPPETS GIVEN TO YOU BY COURTESY OF SOCIAL TEAV FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT. WE SAY YOUR TIME IS WORTH FEW MINUTES FOR YOUR PLEASURE."
The first musical came from Jazz performer Debbie Ebert and her husband Pianist Richard Abraham. Debbie with her enthusiasm make her audience come live with her to enjoy her music. Richards piano added the richness to the performers voice and the song. Debbie's repertoire is described as a wonderful blend of classic jazz with a touch of pop and blues.
Second performance was from Rev. Fredia Travis. Her second act was a duet with Linda Pringle. They both are Gospel Musicians. Rev. Fredia Travi is a licensed Gospel preacher who is active in the Friendship Baptist Church, Yorba Linda. She works at CSUF, and married to Hiram Travis. Her musical style captures the ardent rhythmic and spiritual stance rooted in the solo and responsive church singing of rural African Americans.
Third act was Theatre Music by Melissa Lyons Caldreti. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA. She has performed and traveled extensively with Broadway Touring Company of Les Miserables. Melissa has major roles under her belt such as CATS, Peter Pan, A Connecticut Yankee, Annie, How to Succeed in Business, Once Upon a Mattress, Evita and many more.
Melissa performing: Sound of Music!
Don't Cry for me Argentina!
My Fair Lady!
The last performance, Classical Music was brought by Aimee Aul and the organist Hanna Kim. Aimee Aul earned her Bachelor of Music Degree in Instrumental Performance from CSUF. Aimee is a singer as well as a flute player. Aimee performs regularly with International folk ensemble Interfolk, Celtic duo Brigit's Well, and upcoming woodwind trio "Friends" with Theresa and Anna.
Hanna embraces musical genres such as opera, art songs, orations, masses, musical theater and cross-overs. She had accompany Andrea Bocelli in his west coast tour. Also sung under the baton of John Williams in Hollywood Bowl. Hanna is the organist at the Episcopal Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Placentia.
This most beautiful musical was brought to us by YWCA in conjunction with FCOL. Thanks to Griff Duncan of FCOL
The catering was by Shawn. The appetizers were delicious.
Thanks To Diane Masseth - Jones, Director YWCA, All Participants, The YWCA Board, FCOL And Performers Who Gave Us A Great Show.
If you did not attend this year reserve your ticket for the next year since FCOL has limited seating. We guarantee that you would thoroughly enjoy the performance put out by the talented musicians.