Columbia River Symphony -
*** Updated Holiday Season Music can be listened to HERE!

***This concert is dedicated to the loss of two very special people involved with our symphony, Jaden & Sabrina Rainey.  Your inspiration and talents will forever be within our hearts and our music. 

w/ the Warrenton Middle & High School Choirs
Celebrate the holiday season with your family, friends, and loved ones during our first Holiday Concert in the Liberty Theater.  Enjoy some of your favorite holiday musical selections, as well as a little something new!

Also featuring:
*** Santa Claus ***
*** Vocal Soloists ***
& MUCH more

  • Concert Date: Saturday, December 10th @ 7:00pm
  • Location: Liberty Theater (Downtown Astoria)
  • Familly Friendly Concert
  • Admissions: FREE!
  • Donations accepted
Looking For NEW Players
for the 2016 Fall/Winter SEASON of
 The Columbia River Symphony!  
(See below for information on joining the North Coast's newest symphony)!
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 Flutes, Clarinets, Oboes, Bassoons, Horns, Trumpets, Trombones, Tubas, 
Percussion-Players, Violins, Violas, Cellos, String Bass, etc. 
If you play one of the above and are interested in becoming part of the newest, freshest, and very entertaining orchestra, then we would love to have you!!!
If you play Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Violin, Viola, Cello, or String Bass, we REALLY WANT YOU!!!
       JOIN the fun today!!!
Photo courtesy of Don Anderson
                                Photo courtesy of Don Anderson 
How to Join: Just give us a call and/or write us an e-mail to let us know you are coming.  This way we are able to have music ready for you.  If you wish to just show rehearsal and see if it's for you, go ahead and do so.  That works for us as well!  
** Cory Pederson (conductor of CRS) Phone: 503-836-2198
** Angela Pederson-Calvin ( of 253-241-4607
How do I have to be?: We have members who are newer to the scene of music all the way up to very advanced performers.  It's a very inviting place for all players.  Those with less skill, learn and grow by performing with the other musicians, and over time they end up mentoring newer members in the future.  Players who are advanced also find that there are quite a few challenges to be had, but in the end, everyone is having important part of our group.  
When and where do you rehearse?: We rehearse every Saturday morning from 10:30am -- Noon @ Warrenton High School (in the band room).  Please see the "Rehearsal Dates" page for the Fall/Winter rehearsal schedule!
What if I can't make it to EVERY rehearsal?: Of course, missing rehearsals is not the ideal way to rehearse and perform with any group, as working together on a consistent basis will allow us to achieve the most professional final product to our audiences. can be very busy, and we understand that some members cannot avoid missing a rehearsal or two.  All that we ask is that we are given some notice before the missed rehearsal.  That way the conductor can prepare accordingly.
Photo courtesy of Don Anderson
The Columbia River Symphony provides both performers and audiences inspired opportunities to play and enjoy great symphonic music.  Led by Conductor Cory Pederson, and assisted by Angela Pederson-Calvin, CRS is an all-volunteer, non-profit performing arts group. The Mission of the Columbia River Symphony is to provide quality musical entertainment, to increase of the musical talents of its performers, and to serve a leadership role in the community while promoting cultural enrichment and artistic and musical benefit of all involved.
If you know of anyone interested in performing with this symphony, please pass on this information, as music is truly a gift that can be shared and passed on for a lifetime.
Directions on how to get there (Warrenton High School --- our rehearsal center):  
Address: 1700 SE Main, Warrenton, OR. 97146

***Please check out the "Rehearsals & Music" page for updated information regarding the music we are performing. Updated audio examples will be provided shortly. ***
The Columbia River Symphony's next rehearsal of the Fall/Winter Season 2016 will begin on Saturday, October 22nd @ Warrenton High School from 10:00am--Noon.  To join or for more information:  contact: (, or ( / 253-241-4607.
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