News

Call for Drummers/Percussionists

We are seeking two (2) drummers/percussionists to join the ensemble for our Fall 2012 U.S. Tour. To hear a sample of eight electric guitars plus drums, please click here: http://losangeleselectric8.com/music/imagined-overtures. Ideal candidates would: be proficient... read more »

Final Concert of the Season, Thank You All

Wow. The past five months have been incredible. There is so much to say, but we'll keep it simple for now -- thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Our dream is turning into reality and we owe it all to you!   This Saturday, join us in celebration as we end our season... read more »

New Album Out Now!

It's finally here! Our long-awaited album, Imagined Overtures, is now available in limited edition. This second release from the octet bookends re-imagined masterpieces with two premiere recordings of new music. The album begins with Peter Yates' "G-String Fetish,"... read more »

Good Friday, New Album, Tour Dates!

After fourteen months of hard work and preparation, our east coast tour begins one week from today. Promoting in new cities is the biggest challenge of this tour. Please help us spread the word and forward this flyer along to your peeps! Our long-awaited second album, Imagined Overtures, will... read more »

"Open House" at Cornerstone Music Conservatory

Join us on Sunday, April 3rd, for an "open house" at Cornerstone Music Conservatory. Cornerstone has graciously donated rehearsal space to us for the past two years. This Sunday, we open the doors and for a student workshop and concert. To reserve a space or for more info: (310) 820-162... read more »

Free Concert in Rolling Hills Estates

Next month, we will embark on our first tour to the east coast! We are thrilled to perform and present workshops at such esteemed venues as Georgetown University, Strathmore Mansion, The Tank NYC, and more. Please spread the word! On Sunday, March 13th, we invite you to hear a sneak peek of o... read more »

Residency at Sol-La Music Academy

Join us Saturday, February 12th, as we launch our season with an afternoon residency at Sol-La Music Academy in Santa Monica, CA. If you are a young guitarist with an interest in chamber music, sign up for a free hands-on workshop! Bring your acoustic or electric guit... read more »

New Members

During the off-months, we bid farewell to members Ben Harbert and Alexander Sack. Ben is now teaching at Georgetown University and Alex is continuing to pursue his solo career in fine arts guitar. We owe many of our accomplishments to their endless contributions and we wish them the best of... read more »

Introducing Our New Website & Educational Programs!

After six months of hard work, we are proud to reveal our new and improved website. While there is plenty to peruse in its current state, more bells and whistles will be added throughout the year. One of the new site features we are most excited about is our outreach page. For 2011, the octet... read more »

We Go North - Berkeley, CA

Thanks to everyone that attended our REDCAT shows. We had a blast and were honored to share the stage with such great artists. In case you missed the Stravinsky Wind Octet premeire, we videotaped it and we will post the video soon. This Friday, June 18th, we return to the beautiful Hill... read more »