String Quintet Concerts Kick Off Fall Symphony Collaboration

Submitted by kdeweese on September 12, 2017 - 1:57pm

The Sonoma County Library is proud to continue a strong partnership with the Santa Rosa Symphony for the third year!

On Saturday September 23, the Santa Rosa Symphony String Quintet will be performing at the Guerneville and Sebastopol Libraries. These concerts are part of the 2017 symphony concert series offered through a unique, exciting collaboration between the Sonoma County Library and the Santa Rosa Symphony.

Alan Silow, President and CEO of the Santa Rosa Symphony said “The Santa Rosa Symphony is delighted to renew our partnership with Sonoma County Library to bring performances of our talented musicians beyond the concert stage to library settings throughout Sonoma County that will provide library audiences a free, and up close enriching musical experience.” Interim Library Director, Tracy Gray, says “I am very excited about this partnership with the Santa Rosa Symphony. It is a great opportunity for our community members to be able to experience the symphony in our Libraries.”


Enjoy a musical journey to different places around the world during our family program where listeners will discover a wide variety of music from some of the most well-known composers and some not so familiar. Children will adore familiar pieces including music from The Pink Panther, The Elephant from Camille Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals, and Eine Kline Nachtmusik; Adults will appreciate memorable pieces composed by Benjamin Britten, Anton Dvorak, Amadeus Mozart.

  • Saturday, Sept. 23 at 12:30 p.m.
    Guerneville Regional Library
    14107 Armstrong Woods Rd.
    Guerneville, CA 95446

  • Saturday, Sept. 23 at 2:15 p.m.
    Sebastopol Regional Library
    7140 Bodega Avenue
    Sebastopol, CA 95472

Currently in its 90th season, Santa Rosa Symphony, the Resident Orchestra of the Green Music Center, is the third oldest professional orchestra in California, and the largest regional symphony north of Los Angeles. The Symphony is also recognized as having one of the most comprehensive music education programs in California, serving nearly 35,000 youth annually. The String Quintet is led by Andy McCorkle, and include bass musician Claire Marti, Aromi Park on violin, Alex Volonts on viola and Wanda Warkentin on the cello.

These concerts are free and open to all.

For more information, contact Kris LaVanish, Events Specialist, at (707) 545-0831 x1572 or by email Keep up with all library events at and on Facebook,


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