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Something amazing is happening in Bakersfield, CA. The once small-town has doubled in its' population over the past twenty years. Now the 9th largest city in California, the growing community is experiencing a cultural shift as it welcomes a more diverse population while still valuing its' rich history, honoring the traditions, institutions and values that have made us who we are. Join our hosts Andrae Gonzales, Rachel Magnus, Jesus Gonzalez & Carla Barrientos as they explore the dynamic people, places and culture of our community.

May 24, 2019

This week we talk with Stilian Kirov, Music Director of three prestigious music organizations: The Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra in California, New Jersey’s Symphony in C (one of Americas premier orchestra for young professionals), and The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra. Stilian talks to us about how he came to discover the city of Bakersfield and his experiences with the orchestra. Stilian also shares his vision and dreams for the future of the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra.