When the Modesto Symphony Orchestra played their first concert in 1931, the town had
17,000 residents—making it the smallest settlement with its own symphony orchestra in the nation. But even as their city has grown around them, the orchestra's members have retained their timeless commitment to fine music. The group continues to perform seasons that blend soul-stirring classics with toe-tapping pops pieces. The Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra also adds their freshly sprouted strings to the mix, either during their own concerts or guest appearances with the ensemble.
The San Jose Youth Symphony, founded in 1959 under the San Jose Symphony, incorporated as an independent, non-profit organization in 2002, providing musical education to hundreds of local kids. Now comprising 11 groups of varying sizes and experience levels, the orchestras and instrumental ensembles perform in several regularly scheduled concerts every season, as well as a biennial international tour that gives the Philharmonic Orchestra the chance to travel to exotic locales and learn which countries have the fluffiest hotel towels.
For a great time at the theater, choose Symphony Silicon Valley at California Theatre in San Jose.
Service and taste make a great restaurant, and that's why you won't be disappointed by this club.
Don't leave the kids at home — youngsters will love the family-friendly activities at this club just as much as mom and dad.
Symphony Silicon Valley at California Theatre visitors enjoy a taste of live music with their food as well.
Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
Passing through San Jose with a long drive ahead? Get some rest and a satisfying meal at Mother Olson's Inn in San Jose.
If you're looking for short- or long-term parking, there are plenty of options located close by.
It's adventure, relaxation, and fun all tied up in one at San Jose's Mother Olson's Inn, so book in advance and find out more about your room options.
Peninsula Symphony, founded in 1949 with the goal of enriching communities with affordable musical productions, grew from a grassroots ensemble to a 90-plus-member orchestra of well-trained local musicians. Music Director Mitchell Sardou Klein leads the ensemble with a steady baton, a sharp ear, and the stamina to carry on through the inevitable triple encore.
Take a trip to Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View and make your next meal a good one.
Save money on a sitter — kids are welcome to join the table at this restaurant.
Enjoy the cool summer breezes on Shoreline Amphitheatre's seasonally available outdoor seating.
Dance the night away to Shoreline Amphitheatre's live music.
The noise level can sometimes reach near deafening levels, so save your conversations for another night.
Those hoping to avoid the weekend rush will do best visiting the restaurant during the week.
Driving to the restaurant is easy as pie, and parking surrounds the area.
For those who prefer to travel by bike, Shoreline Amphitheatre is a great option due to its generous bike parking options.