Past Concerts 2002-2013


December 15, 2012
Castro Valley Arts Foundation
Family Holiday Concert Die Fledermaus Overture
Nutcracker Suite
  Le Chocolate: Spanish Dance, Le Cafe: Arabian Dance
  Valse des Fleurs: Waltz of the Flowers
  Les Mirlitons: Dance of the Reed Flutes
Featuring Dancers from CV Performing Arts Studio Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Christmas Carols

March 24, 2013

Joel Cohen, cello

Castro Valley Center for the Arts

Schubert‘s “Unfinished” Symphony No 8
Elgar Cello Concerto
May 26, 2013
Castro Valley Center for the Arts Reinecke Harp Concerto
Anna Lorenz, harpist

Debussy: Petit Suite

Brahms Serenade No 2 (Adagio non troppo)

Rossini: Overture from Il Signor Bruchino


October 14, 2012, 2PM
Castro Valley Center for the Arts 

Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Lee Actor: Divertimento for Small Orchestra

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Romantic Masterworks
Castro Valley Center for the Arts Shumann Cello Concerto
Peter Bedorssian, cellist



May 20, 2012  2PMsfbe-high-resolution
Castro Valley Center for the Arts

Beethoven, Symphony No2, Op. 36

San Francisco Balalaika Ensemble



October 31, 2010
Castro Valley Center for the Arts

Halloween Dreams

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3

Mussorsky: Night on Bald Mountain

Gounod: Funeral March for a Marionette


Sunday, March 13, 2011
Castro Valley Center for the Arts

Musical Travels

Mendelssohn: Fingal’s Cave

Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italian

Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 11
Lois Brandwynne, piano. (Pianist, Chamber Musician, Master Teacher, and Recording Artist)


Sunday, May 29, 2011, 2PM
Castro Valley Center for the Arts

To Russia with Love 

Mussorsgky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Borodin: Symphony No.2

Nicolai Chaikin: Bayan Concerto
Grigoriy Krumik, bayan



Sunday December 6. 2009 2PM
Chamber Orchestra Concert
Castro Valley Center for the Arts

Ravel: Pavanne for a Dead Princes

Schubert: Symphony #3

Vivaldi: Lute Concerto
Marc Teicholz, guitar Rodrigo: Concerto de Aranjuez
Marc Teicholz, guitar March 21, 2010
Castro Valley Center for the Arts

Music from a New World

Dvorak New World Symphony Op. 95

deborah-lorenzMozart Overtrue to Cosi fan Tutte

Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5
Deborah Lorenz, piano

May 30, 2010
Castro Valley Center for the Arts From Baroque to Romantic
Music of Handel, Mozart and Schubert With Orchestral Soloists:
Todd Wetherwax, oboe & recorder; Kay Wetherwax, oboe & recorder; Wendy Jacobson, bassoon; Tracy Van Zanten, bassoon


Sunday October 5, 2008  2 PM
Castro Valley Center for the Arts World Premier: Eisenhower Farewall Address
by Jack Curtis Dubowsky

Mozart: Jupiter

 Sunday March 8, 2009
Castro Valley Center for the Arts

“Music with a Story”

Bizet: Symphony in C

Debussy: Prelude à l’aprés-midi d’un faune

Rimsky-Korsakov: Music from Sheherazade

Sunday May 31, 2009
Castro Valley Center for the Arts

“This and That!”

Mozart: Overture to Abduction from the Seraglio

Brahms: Serenade #1

Vivaldi: Concerto “Alla Rustica”

Telemann: Suite in A Minor for Recorder & Strings
Glen Shannon, composer and recorder


Sunday November 4, 2007
Castro Valley Center for the Arts

“Folk Goes Classical”

Kabalevsky Piano Concerto
Ray Arthur Wang, piano




Sunday March 16, 2008
Castro Valley Center for the Arts
“Scottish Breezes”

Mendelssohn: Scottish Symphony

Scheidt: Canzona Bergamasca
Beverly Johnson and Elizabeth Gaston, flutes


Sunday June 21, 2008
Castro Valley Center for the Arts

     “Classical Fantasies”

Prokofiev: Classical Symphony

Sarasate: Fantasy Caprice
Joseph Gold, violin Hubert Leonard: 5 Humorous Pieces
Scott Budman, narrator
Joseph Gold, violin


Sunday January 6, 2006
Music Teachers’ Association of California, Southern Alameda County Branch
and the Castro Valley Adult School Chamber OrchestraGala Grand Opening Weekend of the Castro Valley Center for the Arts
Celebrating the 250th Birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

2005-2006 Season

2004-2005 Season

Thursday, November 4, 2004 –  7:30PM
Neighborhood Chapel Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Aaron Rosenthal, piano

Mendelsohn: Symphony No.4 “Italian”

Jean-Emile-Auguste-Bernard: Divertissement in F for winds

Thursday, February 17, 2005 – 7:30PM
Neighborhood Chapel Beethoven: Triple Concerto
Phil Santos, violin; Larry Granger, cello; Priscilla Granger, piano joseph_goldTuesday, June 7.2005 – 7:30PM
Neighborhood Chapel

Mozart: Marriage of Figaro Overture

Mendelssohn: Symphony #5 “Reformation”

Mozart: Symphonia Concertante
Joseph Gold, violin; Debbie Dare, viola

2003-2004 Season

Thursday, October 30th, 2003, 7 PM
Neighborhood Chapel
Day of the Dead Concert

Mozart: Overture – Don Giovanni
Barber: Adagio For Strings
Pink Floyd: Comfortably Numb
     Orchestration by Terri Shmidt with rock band
 from Castro Valley High School
Beethoven: Marche Funebar
Gounod: Dance of the Marionettes
Thursday, March 18, 2004 7 PM at the Neighborhood Chapel
Haydn’s Symphony No. 101Antonin Dvorak’s Romance, with soloist Sue Fowle J. S. Bach’s Coffee Cantata,
with singers Katherine Peck, Richard Stumpf and Todd Wetherwax

Gordon Jacob’s Old Wine in New Bottles

Thursday, June 17, 2004 7:30 PM
Neighborhood Chapel
Pre-concert: Bach cello suites
Peter Metcalfe, cello
Pre-condert: Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusic
David Cann, Sue Fowle, Chyoko Terada, Andrew Gaber Beethoven – Egmont Overture
Von Dittersdorf –
Harp Concerto
Rebecca Huang, Harp


Mozart – Horn Concerto No. 3
Aaron Anderson, horn Bartok – Sketches and Bagatelles
Francaix –
Sept Danses

2002-2003 Season

Inagural Concert: December 14, 2002  7PM
Castro Valley High School Cafeteria Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite
W.A. Mozart Symphony No.  39 in Eb
Joseph Hayden Trumpet Concerto
       John Escalera-trumpet
Tessa Borelli, cello
Tessa Borelli, cello
Thursday June 19, 2003-7PM
Neighborhood Chapel

Tchaikovsky String Serenade

Strauss Wind Serenade

Haydn Cello Concerto

Thursday, October 30, 2003.  7 PM
Neighborhood Church Chapel

Day of the Dead Halloween Concert

Gounod: Funeral March of a Marionette

Beethoven: Symphony No 3: Marcia Funebre

Pink Floyd/T.Schmidt: Comfortably Numb
Rock Band: “Kingpin”