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Thomas Wilkins
Principal Conductor, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

Everybody comes together, and they end up becoming one when they’re here.

Natalie Quetzali Avila
YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles) Alumna

Having my family here and music is everything I could have wanted in one place.

Sarah Horn
Bowl concertgoer

All of that happened to line up to put me in that exact spot.

Jeffrey Davis & Gail Ann Brender
Bowl concertgoers

We call it our ‘3rd of July’ celebration

Kristen Sakoda
Director of LA County Department of Arts and Culture

On the song ‘Firework,’ the fireworks went off, and it was just like a heightened evening—and it happened to be my daughter’s first time seeing fireworks up close

Casey Veloso
Bowl concertgoer

100 years to me means…continuation of new generations having these memories like I did.

Moses Aubrey
Youth Orchestra Los Angeles Alumnus

A part of what makes the Hollywood Bowl unique is just the diversity in artists that perform here.

Cynthia Fuentes
Director of The Ford

On that night, I saw the entire Bowl explode in joy and dancing.

Kristen Lopez
Bowl concertgoer

There’s not a lot of moments in LA anymore where you can step back in time and have a transformative experience, but you can here.

Babu Shankar
Bowl concertgoer

I'm just glad that there's a place like this that existed for people like me for the last 27 years.

Joanne Pearce Martin
Keyboardist, Los Angeles Philharmonic

My first weekend in the job, I began at the Hollywood Bowl with John Williams.

Nicholas McGegan
Guest Conductor

For a classical musician to play in a place that could hold 17,000 people is quite incredible.

Sarah Terry
LA Phil, Presentations Assistant

I was raised at the Hollywood Bowl.