Music By The Mountain

Music By The Mountain was established in 2004 to present world-class live classical music performances and music outreach to schools in rural Siskiyou County.
Our board of local community leaders is committed to sponsoring the highest level of musical experiences to students who might not be exposed to the real
world of classical music.

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Address: 317 Deetz Road
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
County: Siskiyou
Phone Number: 530-859-5222
Founders and Artistic Directors: Laura Dahl and Sally Porter-Munro

Laura Dahl is an accomplished classical pianist who has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Berlin Philharmonic, San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall, and at music festivals in the United States and abroad. Currently, she is a member of the music faculty at Stanford University, where she teaches collaborative and solo piano, chamber music, and art song interpretation.

Sally Porter-Munro is a Mezzo Soprano with roots in London, England. In the United States she has sung with the San Francisco Opera, Oakland East Bay Symphony Orchestra, and the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra to name a few. She also is an established instructor of the Alexander method and a teacher at the San Francisco Girls' Chorus.

Recent Activities:

-Our organization recently hosted the world famous Rimsky Korsakov String Quartet, from St Petersburg Russia, in concert in Mount Shasta.
-This year we awarded a $2,000.00 college scholarship to Yreka high school senior Jacob Turner to continue his music studies.
-We purchased and donated violins to the Mount Shasta Elementary School music program.
-We hosted Ukrainian born pianist, Svetlana Smaga, at an event for Dunsmuir citizens and students, complete with an accompanying slide show.
"The Rimsky Korsakov performance was incredible! I cried, the music was so beautiful and powerful. Thank you." (Dr Scott Durbin)
" Thank you MbtM for the generous scholarship. It will really help me attain my goal of graduating with a degree in music education." (Jacob Turner)
"Music by the Mountain, a non-profit, not only promotes great music by bringing accomplished musicians to Siskiyous County but also provides scholarships and performance
opportunities for our students here at College of the Siskiyous." (David Blink MM - Instructor of music)