Aria/Concerto competition is November 1st, 2016

The annual Shasta Symphony Orchestra Aria/Concerto Competition gives the opportunity for one vocalist and one instrumentalist to perform with the Shasta Symphony on April 22 & 23, 2017. This is not just a high-profile award, but prepares performers for future professional work and graduate studies. Participants need to email Dr. Corbin with their intent to…

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Parks with the SSO!

Bring a beach chair or boat to Whiskytown Lake’s Brandy Creek Beach to enjoy an evening with the Shasta Symphony! “Symphony at the Beach” returns for a second year, this time celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Parks. The concert will again feature a mix of film scores, patriotic music, and light classical music;…

Audition dates for fall 2016

AUDITION DATES for 2016-17 season: Tuesday August 23rd, from 6-9pm. Shasta College, room 633. (NOTE that this is a change from previously published dates–8/23 is correct!) String players should come between 6-8pm. Wind players can come between 7:30-9pm. SIMPSON students: If you are in town, please audition on 8/23, or contact Dr. Corbin for a…

“Spring to the Symphony” concerts April 16 & 17

“Spring to the Symphony!” Shasta Symphony Orchestra Saturday April 16th @ 7:30 PM and Sunday April 17th @ 3:00 PM Shasta College Theater Tickets: $10 adult; $8 senior; $5 student w/ ID The final concert of the Shasta Symphony Orchestra will feature William Grant Still’s jazz and blues influenced masterwork, “Symphony No. 1”. The composer subtitled the work…

Recent concerts: “The Planets” November 1, 2015 Concert!

Come take a spectacular journey with Dr. Corbin and the SSO as they tour the solar system with Gustav Holst’s legendary homage to the heavens, “The Planets.” Student concerto competition winner Caya Layman will perform the first movement of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, and the concert will open with Tchaikovsky’s powerful tone poem…

Recent concert: Summer Outdoor Pops Concert

From August, 2015: The Shasta Symphony Orchestra presents its Summer Outdoor Pops Concert! This concert will include a wide variety of pops music, including a special feature by soprano JennyRebecca Winans. This concert will be presented at two different venues: Friday, August 21, 7-8pm at the Shasta College Amphitheater. Come sit in the shade and…

Recent concert: “Winter Carnival”

Saturday, Feb. 28 2015, @ 7:30pm. Royal processionals, graceful dances, and thrilling solo performances will combine for a festive atmosphere at the SSO’s February 28th concert, titled “Winter Carnival.” Selections from Tchaikovsky’s famous “Swan Lake” ballet will anchor the program, which will open with Rimsky Korsakov’s grand “Procession of the Nobles.” Chiharu Sai, from Weed, CA,…