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Symphony Prepares for 2014-2015 Season

2014_2014_Concert_Season_01The excitement is building as the Susanville Symphony prepares for their 2014-2015 performances. The Return of the Red Violin is the theme for the 12th concert year which will feature celebrated violin virtuoso Elizabeth Pitcairn performing in partnership with her famous Mendelssohn Red Stradivarius. She will be returning to perform the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the orchestra February 20th and 22nd.

The Symphony Society will also host a private limited ticket parlor concert with prepaid memberships and season ticket holders getting first chance at purchasing tickets. Also planned for her return to Susanville, is a special showing at Sierra Theater of the movie The Red Violin. Ms. Pitcairn’s famous instrument is said to be the inspiration for the making of the 1999 Academy Award winning film.

Buying season tickets will make sure that you have seats for all of these great performances: 

Susanville Dance Band
The name of the symphony’s popular swing band has changed to the Susanville Dance Band, still playing the popular dance tunes from the big band era along foot-tapping music from other eras that will get you out on the dance floor.

Christmas Concert
In December, one of the most beloved concerts of the year is Small Town, Big Christmas. This concert brings holiday joy to all that attend and it is a wonderful opportunity to bring the whole family to enjoy holiday classics and added this year, music to celebrate Hanukkah and Kwanza.

A Family Affair
In April, there is something to entice the entire family, A Family Affair. In a continuing effort to foster classical music in young people today, the symphony has designed this concert to appeal to children and adults alike. Classics such as Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf and Saint Saen’s Carnival of Animals will delight young and old. This truly will be a concert for Dad, Mom, Grandma, Grandpa and the kids. Student ticket prices for this concert will be only $5 dollars.

Pops Concert
The season ends in June with a twist to the yearly Pops concert featuring musical classics of Walt Disney. The concert The Wonderful World of Disney will sure to be a lasting memory for years to come and will bring wholesome family entertainment to the stage.

The Susanville Symphony is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation and is funded solely through prepaid memberships, ticket sales, program ads and donations. The organization is also an umbrella organization for the Susanville Music Academy, the Susanville Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Susanville Choral Society.

  • Season Ticket Member……$100
  • Silver Tier Member……$125
  • Gold Tier Member……$250
  • Platinum Tier Member…..$375

With the purchase of your prepaid membership you receive tickets to all 5 concerts. Silver, Gold and Platinum memberships include tickets to all of the concerts plus your name in the concert programs.

Memberships can be purchased at Margie’s Book Nook and Axia Home Loans or you can mail your check to Susanville Symphony, PO Box 2172, Susanville, Ca 96130.

Ticket information and more can be found at or by calling the symphony hotline 530-310-8111.

Jeremy Couso
Jeremy Couso Publisher/Editor
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