Peter Jaffe

Auburn Symphony offers a taste of ‘Elegant Mischief’

Maquette Kuper plays the flute and Peter Jaffe, conductor of the Auburn Symphony, plays the piano for the Placer High School band class on Wednesday. Kuper will be the soloist on M ...

Bringing classics to the classroom

First, you listen to Elmer Fudd. Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig … hear what they have to say. And once you’ve enjoyed their takes on Johann Strauss’ Blue Danu ...

Reader Input: Symphony makes magic

What a joy to share a warm Sunday evening with so many others. Thank you to the Auburn Symphony and conductor, the enlightening and animated Peter Jaffe, for filling the School P ...

Auburn Symphony gets ready for road trip to the Mondavi Center

Don’t get me wrong. The members of the Auburn Symphony truly appreciate the Placer High School Auditorium. But the chance to play in the Mondavi Center? Well, that’s li ...

Auburn symphony rewards itself with a night out

It has been a year like no other for the Auburn Symphony. Last February saw the loss of conductor Michael Goodwin in an auto accident. While a tragedy of this magnitude could have ...

Symphony plans concert in School Park Preserve

The Auburn Symphony started rehearsals Tuesday evening for its 25th season – the first with Maestro Peter Jaffe at the helm. Jaffe splits his time between conducting here and ...

Auburn Symphony League hosts Bingo! and BBQ Fundraiser

Volunteers hope the Auburn Elks Lodge will fill with lovers of bingo and classical music July 14 as the Auburn Symphony League, in partnership with the lodge, hosts a fundraiser fo ...

A warm welcome for new conductor

The Auburn Symphony welcomed new Maestro Peter Jaffe on Monday with a reception at the State Theater. Jaffe, who is also conductor of the Stockton Symphony, will lead the players i ...

Goodwin is irreplaceable

I am immensely disappointed in the Journal in the article “Jaffe named Auburn Symphony conductor” (Journal, June 6), for giving the impression that he is replacing the ...

Peter Jaffe to lead Auburn Symphony

Peter Jaffe, the energetic conductor who wowed audiences when he led the Auburn Symphony at the Mondavi Center in April, has been selected as the new maestro for the symphony. &ldq ...