Meet Interim Music Director Bryan Nies

Meet Interim Music Director Bryan Nies

Bryan Nies is the Associate Conductor of the Oakland East Bay Symphony, Principal Conductor of Festival Opera, Lecturer at Stanford University, and continues to conduct engaging modern opera and symphonic concerts. He returned to Festival Opera in 2016, to conduct...
Meet Interim Music Director Paul Schrage

Meet Interim Music Director Paul Schrage

American conductor and pianist Paul Schrage appears frequently throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and United States, leading orchestras, choruses and festivals from the podium as well as performing as a solo and chamber artist. He currently serves as Music Director...
Meet Soloist Kindra Scharich

Meet Soloist Kindra Scharich

Mezzo Soprano Kindra Scharich has been praised by The San Francisco Chronicle for her “exuberant vitality”, “fearless technical precision”, “deep-rooted pathos” and “irrepressible musical splendor.”  As a dedicated...
One Season – Two Stellar Conductors

One Season – Two Stellar Conductors

At the impressive news of Conductor Chad Goodman’s appointment to the New World Symphony, the Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra is proud to announce that we have two amazing conductors who will be acting as Guest Conductors/Interim Music Directors for our 2019-2020...