Spotlight on the Hill – Tea in the garden with the Asia America Symphony

Tea in the garden

with the Asia America Symphony

The formal garden of the Palos Verdes Estate home of Dali and Brian Higa was the setting for the recent Asia America Symphony Guild Spring tea. Cookie Atsumi and her daughter Carolyn, provided a variety of tea cups, tea pots and accessories for the guests, all dressed for Spring. Co-presidents, Susan Toy Stern and Lissa Malone welcomed the guests and thanked event committee members Leslie Low, Karen Bronson and Margaret Shimada. Marcus Chang performed on the violin and symphony director David Benoit performed on the  piano. For more information about the Asia America Symphony call  (310) 377-8977 or visit the website

Photos by Val Noguchi


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