Shasta College Youth Symphony

 

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 rfiske@shastacollege.edu 

 
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. 
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