Symphony of 1,000


More than 1,000 local musicians will take the stage together on Sunday, Oct. 12 from noon–5 p.m. during the “Symphony of 1,000” at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium under the direction of Michael Neumann, conductor and artistic director of the Sacramento Youth Symphony.

“I had a dream of performing an event that would involve many people, young and old,” Neumann says. “All of the young people in the Sacramento Youth Symphony will be playing, and we hope that many more people from this region will sign up and participate in this momentous community-wide event.”

To get in on the act—the largest assembled orchestra in Sacramento history—register on the event website ( by Oct. 2. Musician participation costs $20 and the event will begin with a rehearsal at 1 p.m. followed by the performance at 4 p.m. Music is available now to download and practice.

If you’d rather listen than play, attendance is only $10, $5 if you’re 18 or under. Register as an audience member at The Sacramento Memorial Auditorium is located at 1400 J St.

Who: Sacramento Youth Symphony
What: Symphony of 1,000
When: Sunday, Oct. 12 from noon–5 p.m.
Where: Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, 1400 J St., Sacramento