Independent Music Teacher of the Year Award

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The WSO and its Academy of Music announce their first annual Independent Music Teacher of the Year award to Leslie Nemeth. The award was created to recognize an outstanding music teacher in Westmoreland County who provides private music lessons. WSO Academy Director Morrie Brand worked to develop the award program. “The WSO wanted to formally recognize all the benefits that… Read More

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Fauré Requiem – Season Finale

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The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra presents their 49th season finale Fauré’s Requiem on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The symphony will be joined on stage by WSO Chamber Singers, a 60-member choir made up of talented local vocalists, directed by Marc Tourre. “Fauré’s Requiem requires the chorus to sing with extreme sensitivity.… Read More

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WYSO Spring Concert Premieres New Music

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The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra’s youth orchestra program (WYSO), will present its spring concert on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Seton Hill University, Greensburg. The concert is directed by Morrie Brand, and is free and open to the public. The WYSO Philharmonia, comprised of mostly middle school musicians, will open the program with the first movement of Schubert’s… Read More

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Cinco de Mayo

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It’s a Friday fiesta and you are invited! Join us at 6:30 p.m. at the Westmoreland Country Club and sip on cocktails while you view the many live and silent auction items. Enjoy gourmet food stations, appetizers, desserts and live music with EBT Jazz.  Named one of the Top 5 innovative parties of 2017 by the Tribune-Review! Auction items include fine jewelry, a safari to the… Read More

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Musical Landscapes

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If you love art and music do not miss Musical Landscapes coming up Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. The WSO has teamed up with The Westmoreland Museum of American Art to create an beautiful audio and visual experience of Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring.  The symphony plays this iconic American music while curated images from the WMAA’s extensive collection light up the stage.… Read More

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Announcing our 50th Anniversary Season!

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Welcome to the 50th Season from Maestro Daniel Meyer

Welcome to the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary Season in our historic home at the Palace Theatre! We welcome you to join us, and we hope that you will experience a musical performance that will transport you, lift you, and inspire you.  We also hope that this marks the beginning of another fifty wonderful years of bringing classical music to… Read More

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Meet the New WSO Board President – Mike Matteo

The WSO board of directors has selected Michael Matteo as its new president. Mr. Matteo is the 18th president and has served on the WSO board since 2015. He replaces James Cook who served as board president since 2016 and who remains an active board member. Mr. Matteo is a lifelong musician and joined the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra in 2001 and… Read More

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WSO String Quartet performs Civil War Music

President Grant returns to Mount Pleasant He’s back! Ulysses S. Grant returns to town on Tuesday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m., at the Mount Pleasant Church of God social hall, 936 W. Main St. in Mount Pleasant. The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra string quartet will provide live period music beginning at 6 p.m. The Civil War general who later became the… Read More

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