Sierra Symphony

The 2015-2016 Concert Season Has Arrived

  • Young Artists Concert, Sunday April 24, 2016, 3:00 PM, Foothills United Methodist Church, Rescue
  • Young Artist Tifany Wong will be performing the 1st movement of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major

      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. He lives with his wife, Betsy Fulmer, who recently retired as the Music Director for the Pollock Pines School District. Betsy is the Principal Cellist for the symphony.