The Shasta Symphony, presents: 

Saturday, October 27th, 7:30pm Shasta College Theater  – “Flavors of the World”

Come and enjoy some of the finest musical flavors from across the world as the orchestra welcomes to the podium its new music director and conductor, Dr. Jeff Specht.  We’ll start off this musical flavor tour with Jean Sibelius’ Finlandia paired with Aaron Copland’s iconic Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo.  Also featured will be special guest artist, the SSO’s concertmaster, Lisa Ho playing Massenet’s lyrical Meditation from Thais.  We’ll round out our course with Beethoven’s spirited Symphony No. 2 in D Major.   

Lisa Ho, concertmaster

Dr. Jeff Specht, music director

Sunday, December 2nd, 3:00pm Simpson University  – “The Messiah”

Join the orchestra as we join forces with the choirs from Simpson University under the direction of Dr. Steve Kim.  The orchestra will perform selections from Handel’s Messiah along with some joyous Christmastime favorites.


  The mission of the Simpson University Music Department is to develop musicians through comprehensive study of the musical  enterprise and to prepare students for professions or graduate studies in music ministry, music education, composition or performance.


The Shasta College Music Department enthusiastically offers a wide variety of music classes and is dedicated to serving all student clientele including music majors, pre-music majors, general college students (non-music majors), and community/adult students.