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 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 www.inconcertsierra.org, at Briar Patch Community Co-op Market; or by calling 530-273-3990
On Sunday afternoon, November 17, InConcert Sierra [...]
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)
$13 ages 5-17
Available at Briar Patch Co-op Community Market; NC Box Office @ Miners Foundry;
online at www.inconcertsierra.org; or [...]
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 [...]
We set aside our weekend work, dropped our son to play disc golf with his cousins and headed to a Sunday afternoon concert at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Grass Valley to see New York Polyphony perform to a packed house.
The performance, one of InConcert Sierra’s “Third Sunday” concerts, was spellbinding. New York Polyphony [...]
“IS CLASSICAL MUSIC DYING?” THE New York Times recently asked in a blunt tone, creating anxiety in the music world. (We excused the hyperbole, figuring they were simply tired of being asked “Are newspapers dying?”)
No, like newspapers, classical music isn’t dying—it’s just breaking away from its inherent conservatism and redefining itself: embracing casual classic [...]
Like Music in the Mountains, InConcert Sierra finished a highly successful year with an inspiring performance Sunday from its Sierra Master Chorale and Orchestra.
The 70-voice auditioned choir performed under the Rotunda at the State Capitol in Sacramento the previous weekend — a high honor. “The reverberation was so great in the Rotunda, I had the [...]
The Sierra Master Chorale put on a remarkable performance of “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace” — a demanding, internationally known composition — on Sunday afternoon to a sold-out crowd.
The performance ended to an enthusiastic standing ovation from all 475 attendees and was a reminder that our performing arts scene is an ever-growing force [...]
HOW CAN WE HONOR THE WARRIOR while advocating for peace? Join Grass Valley’s Sierra Master Chorale in May for the regional premiere of Karl Jenkin’s internationally acclaimed work for choir and orchestra, The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace.
The Welsh composer’s piece, which premiered at London’s Royal Albert Hall 12 years ago, seeks to [...]