Symphony Nights at the Blue

Experience a series of truly unique evenings as performing & visual arts harmonize at the Blue Line Arts Gallery!

About

The Auburn Symphony is Placer County’s premier community orchestra.  Led by Peter Jaffe and supported by an amazing level of skilled musicians from the area, the orchestra has been inspiring the community and audiences since 1987.

Mission Statement: "To enrich and inspire our community, young and old, through the gift of music and education."

 
Maestro Peter Jaffe, Music Director/Conductor
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Performances at the Gallery

taiko drum

Thursday, June 7th from 6-8:30pm

Join us during the Closing Reception for "Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit" which tells the moving story of the thousands of Japanese-Americans that were imprisoned in concentration camps during World War II.

Placer Ume Taiko will provide a special group performance!

trumpet

Thursday, June 7th from 6-8:30pm

Cue the trumpets and the horns to enjoy an exclusive PREVIEW evening before our galleries are open to the public!   

Be the first to see the new display of this year's "Off Center" An International Ceramic Competition in the Coker Gallery, Ceramic Wall Work in the WestPark Gallery and the SCG Artist in Residence, Michelle Gregor in the Feature Foyer Gallery.  

Featuring: Golden State Brass

  • Victor Pietrzak, trumpet
  • Tom Goff, trumpet
  • Chris Jones, horn
  • Pat O'Neal, trombone
  • Julian Dixon, tuba
macrame workshop (1)

Saturday, August 18th from 6-8:30pm

Blue Line Arts honors their talented Artist Members in all of the galleries during the 3rd Saturday Art Reception for their Annual Membership Medley Show!

Featuring: Auburn Symphony Woodwind Quintet

  • Maquette Kuper, flute
  • Curtis Kidwell, oboe
  • Patty Wassum, clarinet
  • Cathleen Williams, bassoon
  • Christopher Jones, horn
macrame workshop

Saturday, October 20th from 6-8:30pm

Performance during the Closing Reception for the Milton Bowens Show in the Coker Gallery and the Art Bra Show in the WestPark Gallery.

Featuring: Auburn Symphony Clarinet Quartet

  • Patty Wassum,  clarinet
  • Karen Stenger, clarinet
  • Karen Mitcheom, clarinet
  • Robin Houston, bass clarinet
strings

Thursday, November 8th from 6-8:30pm

Featuring: Avalon Strings

  • Catherine Palmer, violin
  • Lorraine Crozier, violin
  • Judy Bromley, viola
  • Norma Sexton, cello

The History

The Auburn Symphony is Placer County’s premier community orchestra.  Led by Peter Jaffe and supported by an amazing level of skilled musicians from the area, the orchestra has been inspiring the community and audiences since 1987.

Symphony Nights at the Blue

 This program of Blue Line Arts is coordinated in partnership with the Auburn Symphony. 

This grant was made possible with public funds from Placer County, the California Arts Council and private donations, administered locally by the Arts Council of Placer County, the designated local arts partner.