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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.

DVC/HNU Young Artist String Competition 2016
Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Holy Names University
(For those selected as finalist)
Monday, January 18, 2016 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 3rd, 2015, 8 pm, DVC Performing Arts Center
Bach   Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major
featuring Cheryl Lundstrom and Alan Kingsley, flutes, and Lawrence Huang, violin
SCHUMANN   Genoveva Overture
BRUCH   Violin Concerto No. 1
featuring James Greening-Valenzuela, violin
Saturday, December 5th, 2015, 7 pm, St. Michael's Episcopal, Concord, CA
BRAHMS   A German Requiem
featuring Erin McAdams, soprano, Don Hoffman, bass, and the combined DVC choirs
Sunday, March 6th, 2015, 7 pm, St. Michael's Episcopal, Concord, CA
short work for string soloist and orchestra tba (featuring the DVC/HNU competition winner)
SIBELIUS   Karelia Suite
BEETHOVEN   Triple Concerto
featuring SF Symphony violinist Victor Romasevich, SF Symphony cellist Jill Brindel, and Sonoma State Prof. Marilyn Thompson, piano
Truckee TBA, 2016
Saturday, May 7th, 2016, 8 pm, DVC Performing Arts Center
    Piano concerto tba
featuring DVC student pianists
TCHAIKOVSKY   Symphony No. 5
Program subject to change.


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