Shasta College Youth Symphony

Shasta College Youth Symphony Concert!

Nov. 15, 3:15pm, Shasta College Theatre

Admission: $3

The Shasta Youth Symphony Concert will contain works by Mozart, Verdi, Schubert, and other composers with interesting works. A feature of this concert will include the Shasta College Choir in two Movements from the Schubert Mass in G Major—Kyrie and Benedictus, accompanied by the Youth Symphony. This should be an interesting overlap for both vocal and instrumental students. There will also be one young solo violinist in a special solo. Come and hear unusual combinations of sound and song. 

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The Shasta Youth Symphony Orchestra is now entering its 11th season under the direction of Dr. Richard Fiske. The Orchestra is a course offering of Shasta College, and affiliated with the Shasta Symphony Orchestra. The Shasta Youth Orchestra is a college course for .5 units; as such, students not only gain the opportunity to perform in a quality orchestral setting, they also may earn college credit prior to graduating from high school. ​

Youth Symphony Violin Section
Shasta College Youth Symphony - Violin Section 

We are always looking for new members; so, if you play a musical instrument well (especially a string instrument), read music, and live within driving distance of Redding, California, we'd love to hear from you. Contact Dr. Fiske at 

Mission Statement  

Our mission is to provide young music students the opportunity to participate in a performing ensemble that includes regular and frequent rehearsals in an educational setting alongside performers of the highest caliber. The objectives for this orchestra are:

  • Develop instrumental and performance skills.
  • Develop interested and discriminating listeners.
  • Develop music appreciation through study and performance of quality orchestral literature as well as general music education.
  • Provide an opportunity for students from community-wide schools and diverse educational backgrounds to work together.