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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

Chiharu Sai, pianist

CONCERTS

UPCOMING CONCERTS

Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 4pm

Chiharu Sai performs with Rimsky Korsakov String Quartet

at Mount Shasta Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) Church

12 CA-89, Mount Shasta CA 96067

After exiting I-5, heading south on Hwy89,  you will cross the first intersection which is Mt. Shasta Blvd. Travel 1000 ft and make a left at the sign for SDA Church

Program to include Dvorak Piano Quintet

$20 suggested donation at the door

Please visit http://www.musicbythemountain.org for more information.

Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 3pm

Chiharu and Friends – a Fundraising Concert for Mercy Hospice

at  POPS Performing and Cultural Center in Dunsmuir (5819 Sacramento Avenue Dunsmuir CA 96025)

$20 suggested donation to support Mercy Hospice and all the services Mercy Hospice provides to the elderly in need in the community of Mount Shasta

Program to include: Mozart, Doppler, Strauss, Tchaikovsky/Gounod, and Dvorak

Performers: Carolyn Carl (vl), Michael Eby (vl), Julie Titus (fl), Mona Angelini (cello), Monica Harle (pn), Marianne Locke (cl), Sue Constantidines (fl), Gloria Gazave (soprano), Lydia Davis (vl).

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 7pm

College of the Siskiyous Orchestra Concert

Chiharu Sai, conductor

$15 suggested donation to support music scholarships and COS Orchestra Foundation

Program: Four Season by Vivaldi, Chio’ Mi Scordi De Te? by Mozart, Concerto for Alto Saxophone and String Orchestra by Dubois, and Symphony No. 5 by Beethoven

Soloists: Carolyn Carl, Michael Eby, and Doug Benton

PAST CONCERTS

COS Chamber Music Concert

Students of Chamber Music class at College of the Siskiyous

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

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

PROGRAM

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

PROGRAM:

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

PROGRAM:

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

Brahms Piano Quintet in F Minor Op. 34

Chamber music concert

SPRING 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