Sierra Symphony

The 2017-2018 Concert Season is Here

We are excited about the 2017-2018 Season, with our kick off Pops Concert in late September. We hope you join us.

  • Classical Concert, Featuring Young Artist Competition Winner(s), April 22nd, 2018, 3:oo pm, Foothills United Methodist Church, Rescue

Young Artist Competition

Applications for Sierra Symphony’s Young Artist Competition are being accepted now through January 12, 2018. Winners will perform with the symphony on April 22, 2018. Applicants must be 18 years old or younger as of February 10, 2018. Applications and guidelines are available through public and private music teachers. For more information please email Linda Reams at All instruments welcome to apply.

Visiting El Dorado County

Are you planning a trip to the Sierra Nevada to go skiing? Will you be in the area visiting some of our many wineries? How about looking for a Christmas Tree in Apple Hill? If so, also enjoy a wonderful afternoon or evening treat with the Sierra Symphony.

The Symphony

The Sierra Symphony is made up of local musicians from El Dorado County, Amador County and Sacramento County. The symphony performs several concerts a year, usually in Placerville, California.

Symphony Under the Direction of Roy Fulmer, Jr.

Mr. Fulmer received a B.A. in Music from California State College at Long Beach in 1969. He studied saxophone with Ralph Gari, Leo Potts and Leon Maxey. Roy then studied conducting with H. Robert Reynolds, Charles Yates and Don Wilcox.

Roy received a M.A. in Instruction and Curriculum from Chapman College.
Roy began his teaching career (1970-2006) as the Band Director at Ponderosa and El Dorado High Schools in 1970-71. From 1971-72 he was the Band Director at Ponderosa High School, Buckeye Middle School and William Brooks Elementary School. From 1972-2006 he was Band Director and Instrumental Music Instructor at Ponderosa High School.

Roy is currently retired and teaching privately.