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The Diablo Valley College Philharmonic Orchestra is a student/community orchestra serving the Diablo Valley College community. The orchestra provides orchestral training for local high school and community college music students, as well as music making opportunities for musicians from the community. Student soloists are frequently featured along with new music composed by Diablo Valley College faculty and students. The orchestra is a sharing place for the great orchestral literature.

HNU Competiton Section

DVC/HNU Young Artist String Competition 2019
Sunday, January 13th, 2019 at Holy Names University
(For those selected as finalist)
Monday, January 21st, 2019 at Diablo Valley College
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Concerts are presented at the Diablo Valley College Performing Arts Center
321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Saturday, October 6th, 2018, 8 pm, DVC Performing Arts Center
Owen LEE   A Sierra Overture: Fast and Light Through the Range of Light
MOZART   Violin Concerto No. 4 with Grace Huh, winner of the DVC/HNU Young Artist String Competition
BEETHOVEN   Symphony No. 5
Saturday, December 1st, 2018, 8 pm, DVC Performing Arts Center
BRUCH   Canzone with Gretchen Egen, Cello
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS   5 Mystical Songs
POULENC   Gloria with DVC Choirs
Saturday, March 2nd, 2019, 8 pm, DVC Performing Arts Center
    Work for solo string and orchestra tba
DEBUSSY   Rhapsody for clarinet and orchestra with Peter Brown
WAGNER   Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Saturday, Sunday, May 4th & 5th, 2019 in Truckee, CA, venue tba
David NELSON   Truckee Historical Review - with the Truckee Tahoe Community Chorus
Saturday, May 18th, 2019, 8 pm, DVC Performing Arts Center
    Student composition tba
    Piano concerto tba featuring DVC student soloists
TCHAIKOVSKY   Symphony No. 4


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$11 general admission at the door before each concert or $8 in advance, click to buy Orchestra Concert tickets online.

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