InConcert Sierra: from orchestral favorites to pianist Alessio Bax

INCONCERT SIERRA HAS BEEN INNOVATING since it began in 1946. The group has traveled many paths—from a community concerts program, to a large series of concerts, to a small chamber ensemble presenter. Four years ago, Twin Cities Concert Association’s name became InConcert Sierra.
All of the various incarnations have helped this venerable organization evolve into one [...]

InConcert Sierra and Sierra Master Chorale roll out new programs

THE SIERRA MASTER CHORALE PRESENTS some of the most memorable musical performances in the foothills. Shows we’ve enjoyed include “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace,” the whimsical “MusicaliTea” and their holiday concerts.
On Thursday, May 15, and Sunday, May 18, the group—now under the wings of InConcert Sierra—will present two spring concerts with drama, excitement, [...]

InConcert Sierra presents Boston Brass on April 20

InConcert Sierra presents
Boston Brass
Sunday, April 20, 2014
2p.m. concert
1:15 p.m. pre-concert forum
$30 general
youth 5-17 free with adult
Available at:
BriarPatch Co-op Community Market
Online at
Or call 530-273-3990
There is nothing like brass to celebrate springtime. On Sunday, April 20 at 2 p.m., InConcert Sierra presents the celebratory sounds of spring with the renowned Boston Brass quintet.
Boston [...]

InConcert Sierra: Your source for music in Grass Valley

MUCH LIKE THE AUBURN SYMPHONY, InConcert Sierra was born thanks to the initiative of Chamber of Commerce leaders and local music enthusiasts — in this instance, 68 years ago.
After organizing at the historic Bret Harte Hotel in Grass Valley, the group’s first concert was held at the Veterans Memorial Building in 1946. It featured Charles [...]

InConcert Sierra presents world-renowned pianist Emanual Ax

InConcert Sierra presents pianist Emanuel Ax
Tuesday, January 7, 20147:30pm
Seventh-day Adventist Church
12889 Osborne Hill Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
$40 each
available online at
at BriarPatch Co-op Community Market
or call 530-273-3990
On Sunday afternoon January 7, InConcert Sierra rings in the New Year with pianist Emanuel Ax, one of the best known classical musicians [...]

Exclusive: InConcert’s Vandevorst in a debut conducting performance on December 14-15

InConcert Sierra’s new assistant artistic director Toon Vandevorst will have his conducting debut with the group’s Sierra Master Chorale and orchestra on December 14-15.
“Toon will be having his conducting debut with Poulenc’s Hodie and Sweelinck’s Hodie, two of our a cappella works on the program,” said Julie Hardin, InConcert Sierra’s executive director and a member [...]

Exclusive: InConcert Sierra to present Harvard Glee Club — and Steinway’s only double-keyboard piano

InConcert Sierra will host a performance of the Harvard Glee Club, America’s oldest collegiate choir, in Grass Valley in January, our magazine has learned.
It is a coup for the Sierra Foothills. The visit to Grass Valley is part of a three-week tour to much larger cities: Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego. [...]

InConcert Sierra presents acclaimed young pianist Sean Chen on November 17

InConcert Sierra presents Sean Chen, piano
November 17, 2013
1:15 pre-concert forum – 2 p.m. concert
Seventh-day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Road, Grass Valley (Off Hwy 174)
$28 general; youth 5-17 are free with adults; available online at, at Briar Patch Community Co-op Market; or by calling 530-273-3990
On Sunday afternoon, November 17, InConcert Sierra [...]

Sierra Master Chorale’s spring concerts on May 16, 19

InConcert Sierra presents the Sierra Master Chorale and Orchestra
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 7:30pm
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 2pm
pre-concert forums 45-minutes prior to each concert
Seventh-day Adventist Church
12889 Osborne Hill Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945 (Off hwy 174)
$26 general
$13 ages 5-17
Available at Briar Patch Co-op Community Market; NC Box Office @ Miners Foundry;
online at; or [...]

InConcert Sierra hires Assistant Artistic Director Toon Vandevorst

InConcert Sierra has hired Toon Vandevorst — an accomplished pianist, composer and singer who has studied with America’s most eminent musicians — as its Assistant Artistic Director, Sierra FoodWineArt magazine has learned.
The new position is a sign of InConcert Sierra’s stellar growth, and it will allow Artistic Director Ken Hardin to focus even more attention [...]

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