InConcert Orchestra – Sept. 16

Sunday, September 16, 2018 • 2 pm

Ken Hardin, conductor

Greatest Hits Vol. 6

We all have our favorite pieces of classical music, favorite composers, and favorite musical moments we’ll never forget. Have you ever wanted to share those moments with other classical music lovers?  Conductor Ken Hardin has canvassed the audience and created a program that will leave your heart soaring.  THE ROMANTICS! were the chosen program selections…


The InConcert Sierra Orchestra consists of top-notch professional local and regional players. The bios of these players would knock your socks off!  Scroll down to see the list of exceptional orchestra members and also – how you can be an instrumental part of this concert and sponsor one of the chairs…


Overture from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (1826) – Mendelssohn

Salut d’amour (1888) – Elgar

Symphony #2, Mvt. 1 (1814) – Schubert

In The Steppes of Central Asia (1880) – Borodin

Lament for String Orchestra (1915) – Bridge

Kamarinskaya (1848) – Glinka

Scheherazade Suite, Mvt. 1 (1888) – Rimsky-Korsakov

Symphony in D minor, Mvt 3/Finale (1888) – Franck





$38 general (website purchase includes $4 online fee)
Youth 5-17 free with adult (call 530-273-3990 to reserve your ticket.)


Venue – Seventh-day Adventist Church, Grass Valley (click here for directions)

Book a room at our Official Hospitality Partners:  Courtyard Suites package or Lamb’s Victorian Inn


With your help, InConcert is proud to be able to hire incredible instrumentalists and still offer this concert as a benefit to kick off our season annually. Please consider sponsoring a musicians chair or principal for this performance! (see below)


Sponsor a chair!

$500 Principal Chair Sponsor receives:  

  • up to 4 tickets to the Sep 16 concert;
  • an invitation to a special evening conversation with Conductor Ken Hardin about the music and more at the ICS office/studio on Sunday evening, Sep 9 at 6:30pm.
  • an invitation to a rehearsal (Thu evening 9/13 and/or Sat evening 9/15);
  • reception following the concert to meet the musicians;
  • a CD of the performance.

$250 Individual Chair Sponsor receives:

  • up to 2 tickets to the Sep 16 concert;
  • an invitation to a rehearsal (Thu evening 9/13 and/or Sat evening 9/15);
  • reception following the concert to meet the musicians;
  • a CD of the performance

$2500 Concertmaster Sponsor receives:
same as Principal Chair sponsorship, but the sponsorship remains for our holiday and spring Sierra Master Chorale and Orchestra concerts as well, with reserved seating perks for the entire season (two seats.)  And of course… a hearty thank you from our Concertmaster Richard Altenbach!

Click icon below to sponsor a chair!





Richard Altenbach, Concertmaster (sponsored by Leo & Gayle Granucci)

Helen Graham (sponsored by Robert Berman & Jane Ginsburg)

Dagenais Smiley (sponsored by Marion Culhane)  

Jolán Friedhoff

Irina Samarina

Bakyt Bekdjanov


Connie Kupka, principal (sponsored by Lisbeth Noel)

Catherine Heusner

Amy Lindsey

Ji-na Park

Rose-May Mickelson, (sponsored by Roland & Lenore Teuber)

Sando Ladu


Peter Jandula-Hudson, principal (sponsored by Denis & Barbara Drew)

James Een

Andy Tan

Shawn Prudhomme


David Speltz, principal (sponsored by Lynn & Camille Kerby)

Jia-mo Chen

Alexandra Roedder (sponsored by Binns & Michele Melander)

Daniel Wilder


Tom Derthick, principal (sponsored by Don & Barbara Scoble)

Stephen Rice (sponsored by Sean & Margaret Metroka)


Kirsti Powell, principal  (sponsored by George & Jeanne Scarmon)

Shannon Devir (+piccolo) (sponsored by John & Gwendy Reeder)


Murray Campbell, principal (sponsored by Lorraine Plagge)

Anne Thorsby

Laura Harrington (+English horn)


Elizabeth McAllister, principal (sponsored by Aileen James)​

Karen Stenger


Randy McKean (sponsored by Steve Nicholson & Mimi Vishoot)


Dave Riddles, principal (sponsored by Lance & Joan Goddard)

Barbara D’Augelli


Cara Jones, principal (sponsored by Drs. Irv & Linda Baran)

Angelina Mejia

Liesl Berry

Ruth Brittin


Michael Meeks, principal (sponsored by Richard & Nancy McRay)

​Kenneth Olson


Steven Thompson, principal (sponsored by Dick & Ann Mentzer)

Lloyd Roby (sponsored by David & Marilyn Hardin)


Doug Thorley (sponsored by Hindi Greenberg)


Tom Rance​, principal​ (sponsored by Barry & Bonnie Howard)


Sage Po, principal (sponsored by Keith & Shirley Porter)