Shasta Symphony Orchestra to Perform Two Fall Concerts

For Immediate Release

10.19.2016

REDDING, Calif. - The Shasta Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the fall season with two concerts on Oct. 29, including a kid-friendly performance with orchestra members in costume.

Both performances will be in the Shasta College Theater.

From 11 to 11:45 a.m., the orchestra will play music from films, ballets and more during a Family Concert in Costume. Alaskan violinist Bryan Hall will also perform. Pre-concert activities start at 10:30 a.m. and include face painting and other family-friendly actives. Admission is $5 per person, and attendees are encouraged to come in costume.

At 7:30 p.m., the orchestra will return for a formal concert titled “From Tragedy to Triumph,” featuring Brahms’ dramatic Tragic Overture and Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty Suite. Hall will be the violin soloist on Philip Glass’s masterful First Violin Concerto. Tickets are $5 for students with ID; $8 for seniors; and $10 general admission. For more information or to purchase tickets online, please visit shastasymphony.org.

The Shasta Symphony Orchestra is a cooperative ensemble of Shasta College and Simpson University. Music director and conductor Dr. Dwayne Corbin is also associate professor of instrumental music at Simpson University.

For more information about Simpson University’s Music Department, visit simpsonu.edu/music. To learn about upcoming concerts, visit simpsonu.edu/musicevents.

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Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit simpsonu.edu.

 

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