2020 Concerts

Special Broadcast
The YouTube event has been rescheduled to Dec 17th at 7 PM.
The YouTube live link is https://youtu.be/pFMQlg4Y4OM 

A Chamber Music offering October 25th & Bridging the Gap Dec 4th.

Thank you for joining us for Bridging The Gap “A Holiday Fundraising Special”.

Video recording link is https://youtu.be/avdX5-BLaHA


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Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra 2020-2021 Season Opener “A Chamber Music Offering” performed by members of the WSO at First Presbyterian Church in Waynesboro, Virginia

Link to video Playlist

View the concert program for “A Chamber Music Offering” here.


Thank you for visiting the Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra! We are excited to launch our upcoming, 2020-2021 season, our 25th, with a virtual performance of the Allegretto (2nd) movement of Beethoven’s 7th Symphony in A Major, Opus 72. Please click on the link below the orchestra photo to view the performance:
https://youtu.be/YIigy7N7K3A

Many thanks to Drs. Asher and Laura Jean Brand, Karin Huntington, Karen Fairchild, Debbi and Jim Stephenson, and Gabriela Dech for their financial contributions in support of this project.

If you would like to make a donation to support the Waynesboro Symphony, please click on the “donation” tab at the top of this page. Thank you.


2018-19 Season

“The Russian Connection”

Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm
LOCATION: First Presbyterian Church

100 E Frederick St, Staunton, VA  24401
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Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm
LOCATION: First Presbyterian Church
13th Street @ Wayne Ave, 269 South Wayne Avenue @ Wayne Ave and
11th Street, Waynesboro, VA  22980
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FEATURING:
• GLINKA: “Ruslan and Lyudmila” Overture
• SHOSTAKOVICH: Concerto No. 1 for Violoncello and Orchestra in E-flat Major, Opus 107, featuring Jennifer Kloetzel, cello soloist
• STRAVINSKY:  “The Firebird” (Zhar’-ptitsa; L’Oiseau de feu): Suite (1919 Version)

“American Inspirations”

Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 7:30 pm
LOCATION: First Presbyterian Church
(100 E Frederick St, Staunton, VA  24401

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Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm
LOCATION: First Presbyterian Church
(269 South Wayne Avenue @ Wayne Ave and 11th Street, Waynesboro, VA  22980
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FEATURING:
• PAINE: “Poseidon and Amphitrite; An Ocean Fantasy”
•BARBER: Adagio for Strings
• VIZZUTTI: 3  World Winds for Trumpet and Orchestra, featuring Rex Richardson, trumpet (world premiere)
• BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”

2017-18 Season

“Music of the Spheres”

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm
LOCATION: First Presbyterian Church
(100 E Frederick St, Staunton, VA  24401

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FEATURING:
• HOLST: “The Planets”

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Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 3:00 pm
LOCATION: First Presbyterian Church
(269 South Wayne Avenue @ Wayne Ave and 11th Street, Waynesboro, VA  22980
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FEATURING:
• HOLST: “The Planets”

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

“Symphonic Masquerade “An Evening Among the Stars”

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Friday, October 27, 2017 at 7:30 pm
LOCATION: The Paramount Theater
(215 E Main Street, Charlottesville, VA  22902
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FEATURING:
• Selections from Gustav Holst’s “The Planets”
• Music from “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”
• Music from the many Star Wars and Star Trek films
• More to follow

 
 
 
 
 

Special Armistice Day Commemoration Concert
Monday, November 5,  2018 at 7:00 PM

The Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra is pleased to join the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library in presenting the inaugural concert of a week-long series of events commemorating the centennial of Armistice Day — the official end of World War I. The program will feature works inspired by and/or composed during or just following the Great War by Elgar, Fauré, Holst, and Korngold as well as patriotic selections by Bagley, Gould, and Sousa that were known to rally the Nation on behalf of our troops. Renowned concert cellist Jennifer Kloetzel will be the featured soloist. The concert will take place at First Presbyterian Church in Staunton, Virginia on Monday, November 5 at 7:00 PM. Admission is free, tickets are not required, and donations are welcome and greatly appreciated.


“Global Masterworks: Part I”

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm
LOCATION: First Presbyterian Church

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100 E Frederick St, Staunton, VA  24401
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Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 3:00 pm
LOCATION: First Presbyterian Church
13th Street @ Wayne Ave, 269 South Wayne Avenue @ Wayne Ave and 11th Street, Waynesboro, VA  22980
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FEATURING:
• GRIEG: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46
• SMETANA: 2. Vltava “The Moldau”
• BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90

 
 
 
 

“Global Masterworks: Part II”

Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 7:30 pm
LOCATION: First Presbyterian Church
100 E Frederick St, Staunton, VA 24401

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Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 3:00 pm
LOCATION: First Presbyterian Church
269 South Wayne Avenue @ Wayne Ave and 11th Street, Waynesboro, VA  22980
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FEATURING:
• SHOSTAKOVICH: Festive Overture, Op. 96
• WAGNER: Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90 — Prelude & Liebestod
• SAINT-SAËNS: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 “Organ Symphony”
Roger Daggy, Organ

Community Collage

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Forbes Center for the Performing Arts
137 Warsaw Avenue, Harrisonburg

 

This concert benefiting Any Given Child Harrisonburg features vocalists, chamber groups, as well as classical, bluegrass and jazz ensembles drawn from the Shenandoah Valley community, including the Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra.  An ensemble of students selected from Harrisonburg City Schools return to the lineup in an evening that combines performance, education and dialogue to engage audiences of all ages. Check www.jmuforbescenter.com for program updates. More