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2018/19 Call for Scores

CCCO is announcing a call for scores, seeking works for chamber orchestra written by US-based composers. Winning composition will receive 3 performances in may 2019 as well as a $500 honorarium, performance recordings and travel expenses

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Maestro Tim Smith Reflects on Eleven Years with CCCO

A weekend of glorious music and heartfelt goodbyes celebrating Maestros Smith’s last set as Conductor begins Friday, May 11, 7:30 pm at Alhambra High School in Martinez and Saturday, May 12, 2:00 pm at El Campanil in Antioch.  His final and farewell performance is...

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Maestro Timothy Smith Bids Farewell to CCCO

Conductor and Music Director Timothy Smith will step down from the podium after leading the Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra in its season finale, American Idols, May 11, 12 and 13. Smith’s passion, dedication and leadership have transported the all-volunteer community...

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Local Orchestra Showcases Recording Artist

Lyric coloratura soprano and recording artist Elizabeth Hunter Ashley will appear in concert with The Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra on Saturday, March 24 at 2:00 p.m. at the historic El Campanil Theater in Antioch.   The program, “With a Song and a Smile”, features...

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Maestro Timothy Smith to Retire from CCCO

Since August 2007, Maestro Timothy M. Smith has been the Music Director and Conductor of the The Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra, where he has continued the tradition of fine music making that was established by his predecessors. Maestro Smith has given formal notice...

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Susan Waller to Perform with CCCO

SUSAN WALLER, flute, performed with the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra for twenty-five years (including more than 870 performances of the Nutcracker) and appears throughout northern California in solo and chamber music recitals. She has enjoyed performing in the pit...

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