Welcome to the Mission College Symphony
The Mission College Symphony is Mission College's own classical musical orchestra under the direction of Joseph Ordaz.
Our 2019-2020 Season
"Hidden Gems" • November 9, 2019
Saturday, November 9, 2019 • 7:30 p.m.
Mission Santa Clara Church
CPE Bach: Sinfonia in b
Wagner: Prelude to Act I of “Lohengrin”
Wagner: Prelude to Act III of “Lohengrin”
Leo Weiner: Serenade for Small Orchestra, Op. 3 (selections)
Saint-Seans: Morceau de Concert for Horn; Armando Castellano, horn soloist
California Concerto Festival • January 18-19, 2020
California Concerto Festival for Amateur Pianists
Sunday, January 19, 2020 • 2:00 p.m.
West Valley College Theatre, Saratoga, CA
For more information on the concert and also to APPLY as a PERFORMER, go to: www.californiaconcerto.org
Chamber Music Concert • March 8, 2020
Chamber Music Concert
Sunday, March 8, 2020 • 2:00 p.m.
Mission College - Gillmor Center 103
"Beethoven 250 Celebration - Part I" • May 3, 2020
"Beethoven 250 Celebration - Part I"
Sunday, May 3 2020 • 6:00 p.m.
West Valley College Theater, Saratoga, CA
Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat; Gwendolyn Mok, piano soloist
Symphony no. 7 in A Major
- All Concerts are FREE for Mission College Students with student ID.
- Tickets available at the door
- Open Seating
- Wheelchair accessible
Thank you to our SponsorsThank you to the following organizations/donors for their generous support:
- Mission College ASG
- Savage-Griffiths Family
- Reza Ahmadi
- Joseph Ordaz
Find Your Musical Note
About the Symphony
Learn more about our Mission College Symphony and how you can get involved.Join Us!
California Concerto Festival
Each January, amateur pianists are chosen to perform with the Symphony.Learn About the
Young Artist Competition
For students ages 12-18 and open to string, wind and brass players.Learn About the Young Artists
Mission College caters to the musician. See our wide range of music classes for all levels and interests.Take a music class!
Specifics About the Symphony
Conductor, pianist and educator Joseph Ordaz leads the Mission College SymphonyLearn More
Be a part of a gathering place for musicians of varying age and skill level.Join the Symphony!
Previous Guest Artists
The Symphony has had many accomplished guest artists perform with them as soloist.See some of our previous guests