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Have you ever wondered where music comes from? How it's created?
Would you like to hear new music written so recently that the ink isn't yet dry?
Then come to our Composers' Symposium, an exposition of new works by talented local composers Jeff Ives, Clovice Lewis, Joseph Nemeth, and Bill Taylor!
The composers will all be present at the concert to introduce their works, and to talk about the music and describe some of the details about their composing process. You'll have a chance to meet with them after the concert.
These are all new works, most never performed before, and some were written specifically for this concert. As the title indicates, they are so new, the ink isn't yet dry on the scores!
The music offers a wide range of musical styles and emotional landscapes, from lush romantic harmonies, to edgy atonal works. It's a beautiful and unique concert, and not one to be missed!
The Ukiah Symphony has been bringing cultural enrichment and beautiful orchestral music to the Ukiah Valley community for 39 years.
Its history can be traced back to the efforts of founders and conductors of church and community classical music ensembles and small orchestras in Ukiah in the 1970’s. We are grateful to such early pioneers as Julian Lobsien, Duane Thompson, Jeff Simpson, Jeff Dickey and Carolyn Hawley and the many Mendocino County musicians who performed with them.
By 1979, the Ukiah Chamber Orchestra was performing three concerts a year with multiple conductors at the helm. In 1980 the name was changed to the Ukiah Symphony Orchestra, Carolyn Hawley was elected as its sole conductor, and its first board was created. Hawley continued as conductor and music director until Les Pfützenreuter stepped up to the podium in 1989.
The Ukiah Symphony Orchestra has grown to more than 50 members, who come from the Bay Area, Lake, Mendocino and Sonoma Counties. Many of the musicians have been performing with the Symphony for more than 20 years. To learn more and hear recent concerts, click on the “Directors” and “Listen” tabs above.
1000 Hensley Creek Road
Concerts at the College are held in the Center Theatre - look for the blue banners above the stairs at the main entrance.
Our 2018-19 Program is finished!
Download or view the pdf here:
2018-19 UKIAH SYMPHONY PROGRAM