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 [...]

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 www.inconcertsierra.org; or [...]

World-famous Pianist Emanuel Ax showcases InConcert Sierra’s 2013-14 season

InConcert Sierra, founded in 1946 when local talent was the heart of entertainment in Nevada County, is drawing more and more world-class talent to the Sierra Foothills.
Three years ago, InConcert Sierra stretched the boundary — hosting a performance by the Vienna Choir Boys, one of the world’s most famous singing groups.
Our family sat about 20 [...]

Sierra Master Chorale another reminder of our exceptional talent in the Sierra Foothills

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 [...]

Holiday Cheer: Shows, concerts and sing-alongs

DURING THE HOLIDAYS, YOU CAN revisit music or theater you enjoyed as a child and share it with friends and family. Some shows are familiar while others are “variations on a theme.”
Holiday Concerts, December 15-16
The Sierra Master Chorale’s Holiday Concerts have become a winter treat. Maestro Ken Hardin brings joy to the season [...]

Scoop: Sierra Master Chorale to perform “The Armed Man” again

Like others, we marveled at the Sierra Master Chorale’s performance of “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace” in May. I wrote a review here. Now, I learned from an email, the group is going to perform this internationally acclaimed arrangement again – on Sept. 27.
A video clip is here: Benedictus. I’ve been humming [...]

Nevada County Arts: Where Art Grows

FROM GRASS VALLEY AND NEVADA CITY to Truckee, you can experience a wealth of arts and culture any day of the week.
There’s a steady stream of concerts, film festivals, dance performances, poetry readings and studio tours—an embarrassment of riches that rivals a much larger metropolis.
Most nights you can enjoy live music—at historic theaters or arts [...]

Sierra Master Chorale shines in “The Armed Man: A mass for peace”

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 [...]

Sierra Master Chorale: A Global Sing for Peace

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 [...]

Sierra Master Chorale Holiday Concerts on Dec. 17-18

InConcert Sierra presents
The Sierra Master Chorale Holiday Concerts
Saturday, December 17, 2011
6:15p.m. pre-concert forum
7pm concert
Sunday, December 18, 2011
1:15p.m. pre-concert forum
2 p.m. concert
Seventh-day Adventist Church
12889 Osborne Hill Road, Grass Valley
Off Hwy 174
$24 general; $13 youth under 17
available at:
or call 530-273-3990
and Briar Patch Community Market, Grass Valley
Sierra Master Chorale to offer special holiday music
InConcert Sierra’s 60-voice Sierra [...]

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