May 08--The Yuba-Sutter Youth Symphony will perform its spring concert on Sunday in honor of Mother's Day.
The symphony, whose members are between the ages of 9 and 20, will perform and discuss several symphonic pieces at the concert, which starts at 2 p.m.
Former Youth Symphony pianist Emily Hayes will also perform with the symphony.
The concert is at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1390 Franklin Road, Yuba City.
Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.
'Americana' next for Chorale
The Yuba-Sutter Master Chorale will perform pieces by American composers such as Aaron Copland and others at its next concert, set May 17 and 18.
"Americana" will also feature a published selection based on Psalm 84 by local composer and retired music teacher Dean Estabrook of Yuba City.
Soloists include Brant Bordsen, Joyce Campbell, Thor Campbell, Karen Trefzger and Diane Weaver.
Kathryn Donovan Campbell will conduct the chorale, with Aida Turgieva on piano.
Performances are at 7 p.m.May 17 at First Lutheran Church, 850 Cooper Ave., Yuba City and 4 p.m.May 18 at First Lutheran Church, 1000 D St., Marysville.
Admission is $15-$10.
Concert aids animal rescue
Local violinist Helen Graham will perform some of her favorite selections from her career as a professional violinist at "Music for Dogs -- A Benefit Concert."
The concert is intended to be relaxed and informal and for children of all ages.
All proceeds generated from the performance will benefit Sutter Buttes Canine Rescue.
The concert is at 3 p.m.June 22 at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1390 Franklin Road, Yuba City.
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