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…

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…