The Chico Guild ~ North State Symphony was founded as the Chico Symphony Guild in 1959. The Guild continues to give financial support to the symphony, promote attendance at concerts and assist and encourage young artists.
The Guild welcomes active and associate members. Active members attend business meetings and serve on committees. Associate members also attend meetings, but their support is primarily financial.
Monthly meetings are held at 10:00 a.m. on the first Thursday, September through June. The business meetings are preceded by musical programs.
YOUNG ARTISTS AUDITIONS - COMING FEBRUARY 19, 2017
Feature high school and college/university student musicians. Winners receive cash awards provided by the Chico Guild and the Redding League. First place winners have the honor of performing with the North State Symphony. Click here for information about the Young Artist Auditions.
FANFARE GALA - COMING MARCH 4, 2017
The Guild’s major fundraising event, combines a dinner with silent and live auctions and a musical program. Proceeds provide scholarships for students in the North State Symphony and financial support for the Symphony. Click here for more information about the Fanfare.
The Chico Guild of the North State Symphony has created a custom cookbook, "A Symphony for the Palate," featuring favorite recipes from our Guild, the Redding League, and symphony musicians and supporters. These cookbooks are professionally published and are sure to be a treasured keepsake for us all. Money raised will be used directly for the North State Symphony. Click here for information about purchasing the cookbook.
SUPPORT FOR MUSICIANS
Members of the Guild provide refreshments for the orchestra at the final rehearsals and, on request, provide overnight accommodations for out-of-town Symphony musicians. Additionally, the Guild frequently hosts receptions to honor Symphony donors and musicians.
Initiates the Symphony season and welcomes new members with an evening of music, wine, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts in a garden setting. Proceeds provide funds for Guild activities.
For more information, please call (530) 898-5984.