Welcome to the world of my musical creations and musical journey with my wonderful colleagues and gifted students.

This is one-stop site where you can learn about my concerts, lessons, and projects. I look forward to sharing with you my inspirations and joys in learning, performing, and teaching.

In gratitude for our musical connection,


Chiharu Sai, pianist



COS Chamber Music Concert

Students of Chamber Music class at College of the Siskiyous


Mozart, Schubert, Valerie Coleman, etc.

Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 3pm at Ford Theater at College of the Siskiyous

800 College Avenue, Weed, CA

Donation to support COS Orchestra Foundation and music scholarships.

Signe Boerman Senior Recital

Student of Chiharu Sai performs her senior recital.


Beethoven, Faure, Bach, Chopin, and Sinding.

Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 3pm at St. Mark’s Preservation Hall

304 Lane Street, Yreka, CA

Admission is by donation to support Signe’s musical study.

Chamber Music Concerts with Pacific Crest Chamber Players

In Mount Shasta and Dunsmuir, Venue and Date TBA

The concerts to be held some time between the end of July and early August.

Faculty and Student Concerts and Performances at Pacific Crest Music Festival in Dunsmuir CA August 3-13, 2019

Check the calendar at www.pacificcrestmusic.com in July for the exact dates and venue.


Violin-Piano Duo Recital

Michael Eby, violin  Chiharu Sai, piano


Mozart, Beethoven, Kreisler, De Falla, Granados, Brahms, and Wieniawski.

April 28, 2019 at 4pm in Mount Shasta, CA at Mt. Shasta Seventh-day Adventist Church

Sponsored by Music by the Mountain. Admission: suggested donation of $20.

Saturday May 3, 2019 7pm in Redding, CA at Redding School of the Arts

Admission is by donation.

May 10, 2019 7:30pm in Redding, CA at Pilgrim Congregational Church

Sponsored by Chamber Music Society of Redding. Admission is by donation.

NOTE: Ashland concert has been cancelled.

December 16, 2018

College of the Siskiyous Symphony Orchestra presents

“Winter Holidays with Beethoven” 

Julie Thrupp Titus, soloist   Chiharu Sai, conductor



An Evening of Classics with the Pacific Crest Chamber Players

Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 7pm.

Pilgrim Congregational Church 2850 Foothill Blvd, Redding, CA 96001


Mendelssohn String Quartet in D Major Op. 44 No. 1

Brahms Piano Quintet in F Minor Op. 34

An Afternoon of Classics with the Pacific Crest Chamber Players

Sunday, August 4, 2018 at 4pm.

Seventh Day Adventist Church 12 CA-89, Mount Shasta CA 96067 (less than a mile from I-5 exit to McCloud on HWY 89)

General Admission: $20 Suggested Donation FREE for the young and full-time college students with student ID


Mendelssohn String Quartet in D Major Op. 44 No. 1

Brahms Piano Quintet in F Minor Op. 34

Chamber music concert


Fundraising Concert for W.A.T.E.R. Mount Shasta www.cawater.net

Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 3pm POPS Performing Arts & Cultural Center5819 Sacramento Avenue Dunsmuir, CA 96025

$20 Suggested Donations at the Door

The members of Shasta Symphony, North State Symphony, and San Jose Symphony and I will present a delightful program to welcome the spring and bring the community together to fundraise for our local water protection group.

Beethoven Clarinet Trio Op.11
Schumann Piano Quintet Op.44

Chiharu Sai, piano
Vince Karlson, clarinet
Michael Eby, violin
Carolyn Simon, violin
Cherie Gans, viola
Scott Putnam, cello