Our winter concert is quickly approaching!!

February 10th, 2018; Saturday, 7:30pm, Shasta College Theater Winter concert Pianist Ian Scarfe will anchor the SSO’s winter concert, with the fabulous piano concerto #17 by Mozart. Also featured will be Celeste Pena, the co-winner of the 2017 student aria competition. Other works will include Dvorak’s Overture to Vanda, Op 25, conducted by Dr. Matthew…

Michael Eby joins SSO for “Revenge and Reformation”

SSO is excited to include Redding’s Michael Eby in this Saturday’s performance of “Revenge and Reformation”.  Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree as well as a Master’s degree from Manhattan School of Music.  He is currently enjoying a multi-faceted career frequently performing in chamber, solo, and orchestral works on both violin and viola.  Michael’s talent has…

Celebrate the Fall Season with SSO’s Revenge and Reformation

Stravinsky/Mendelssohn: Revenge & Reformation Saturday, October 28, 2018 @ 7:30pm Shasta College Theatre; Admission: $10 General; $8 Seniors; $5 Students w/ID The SSO presents Stravinsky’s classic tale of puppets that come to life and their ever-so-human feelings of unrequited love, jealousy, and revenge, in Petroushka.  Opposing these darker emotions, Mendelssohn brings to life a sense of joy…

Revenge and Reformation

Join SSO as they present two classics –  Stravinsky’s “Petroushka”, a classic tale of puppets that come to life and their ever-so-human feelings of unrequited love, jealousy, and revenge and Mendelssohn’s Symphony no. 5 “The Reformation”, presented in honor of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s revolutionary act that began the Protestant Reformation, one of…

Symphony on the Beach #3 Huge Success

The 3rd Annual Symphony on the Beach was held again at Brandy Creek Beach and drew a fantastic crowd of people.  Complete with food, drink, beautiful setting, lighted luminaries and inspiring music, this free-to-the-public event is one of our favorites! We are already looking forward to returning next year.

Audition Information for Fall 2017

Interested in joining the SSO this fall? We’d love to have you! AUDITION DATES for 2017-18 season: Tuesday August 29nd & September 5, from 6:30-8:30pm. Shasta College, room 633. String players should come between 6:30-7:30pm. Wind players can come between 7:30-8:30pm. SIMPSON students: General Simpson Ensemble auditions will be held on Monday September 4th, from…

Shasta Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day with a fabulous concert of the Shasta Symphony, performing music related to ideas of our amazing planet. Montana composer David Maslanka’s compositions are often filled with a child-like wonder and awe of the physical world around us; the SSO will explore these themes in his orchestral overture World Music, conducted by guest…

Percussion Concert feat. Matthew Coley, Marimba

Please join us for a lively evening of bright and vivid music! Shasta Symphony Orchestra is hosting a Percussion Concert with Matthew Coley and the Simpson Percussion Ensemble on Wednesday, April 19 at 7:00 pm. The featured guest artist, Matthew Coley, is an internationally acclaimed performer and the artistic director of the Heartland Marimba Festival.…

Winter Concert: Bach, Beethoven, and Beyond!

The winter concert of the Shasta Symphony Orchestra will take listeners on a journey from the early 1700s to 2009! A small consort of SSO players will accompany Chico soprano Daun Weiss as she sings the brilliant Cantata #51 by J.S. Bach. Sacramento flutist Tim Koop will then take the stage and present the raucous…

October 29th: TWO SHOWS

Fall DOUBLE HEADER: Saturday October 29th, Shasta College Theater 11am: “Family Fun Concert, in Costume!” $5 admission, all ages. Feel free to come in costume (or not)! Face painting and other family-friendly activities before the show, 10:30am-11am. 7:30pm: “From Tragedy to Triumph” (traditional full-length concert) $10/general; $8/senior; $5/student  The Shasta Symphony Orchestra will present a…