Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra returns to Encinitas


Encinitas Friends of the Arts once again held a concert featuring the locally popular and internationally-renowned Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra March 1 at the Encinitas Community Center.

The orchestra of 40 talented musicians plays traditional East European folk instruments such as the balalaika, domra, bayan and gusli. The concert was presented by Encinitas Friends of the Arts and the City of Encinitas. Proceeds from the concert will be used to support Encinitas arts education programs for youth and public art. Visit For more online, visit

Photos by Jon Clark