Our Mission

The Irvine Classical Players’ mission is to provide a highly competitive, artistic, musical environment in which every outstanding young musician has the unique opportunity to perform as a soloist within an orchestral setting. The Irvine Classical Players is dedicated to educating, promoting, nurturing and premiering, nationally and internationally the next generation of young artist performers.

AJ Jersey

A Special Thank You to Our Donors

“With our greatest gratitude to our special donors who help by supporting us with the generous donations to help our young performers continue their talented course of learning and performing. We hope that it will encourage other organizations to give to our non-profit organization so we may continue to offer our bright and talented performers the special instruction and facilities to nurture their talent. This season we thank you, AJ Jersey and all continuing donors for your generosity”. – Professor George Papa

Nurturing the Next Generation of Young Performers
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Alisa Khodos, 10th grade Seraphim Symphony plays Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor in Saint Peter Church, Vienna Austria during the 2016-2017 Germany-Austria Concert Tour. To learn more about the ICPO program, click here to read the indepth Interview with Alisa Khodos

Any and all donations to our organization are appreciated. Your donation, large or small, can help ensure The Irvine Classical Players’ financial stability.

All donations $100 or more include a free pair of tickets for all 2017-2018 Season Performance

The Irvine Classical Players is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the IRS. You can check our status on the IRS website.

  • Organization Name: Irvine Classical Players Chamber Orchestra
  • EIN: 26-4782999
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Upcoming Events

To be considered please complete the 2017-2018 Application for Admission include the $35 Audition fee and mail to the address on the form.
Check our calendar for Rehearsal dates and times
Sunday, December 11, 2017
Winter Concert
6:00 PM

Student Testimonials: Hear what they have to say!

Hear from our students who have been involved with Irvine Classical Players for years. They have the best music training by Professor Popa and get the rare opportunity to travel internationally as a group to learn and discover the amazing venues in Europe. Watch this video to hear what Jack Liu has to say about the ICPO program (in Chinese). Learn more from our Testimonials 

Watch our performances

2014 France Concert Tour
Paris, La Madeleine
Conductor Maestro Jorge Luis Uzcategui
Katie Nakamura

Conductor Jorge Luis Uzcategui
Shares his experience of music
Irvine Classical Players – Seraphim Symphony

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