Welcome to the 50th Season from Maestro Daniel Meyer

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Sean Blair

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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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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Master Class with Andrew Tyson

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“I make it harder when I just focus on the notes – when I’m not thinking musically,” said Andrew Tyson. Ideas for adding subtle nuances, elegance and color to each composition beyond the notes was advice repeated throughout the master class led by award-winning pianist Andrew Tyson on Thursday, February 15. Seton Hill University students each performed a piece and Mr. Tyson… Read More

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Help Fight Hunger

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Help those in need in our community this Fall! The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will be collecting non-perishable items to benefit the Westmoreland County Food Bank. You are invited to drop off items at the symphony offices (951 Old Salem Road, Greensburg) and the night of the October 21 concert at the Palace Theatre. The Westmoreland County Food Bank serves as many… Read More

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5 Easy Tips to Get Your Kids to Practice

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So it’s been a few months since taking the shiny new instrument out of its case but after the initial excitement of playing has worn off your child doesn’t want to practice. Every day you are asking, begging and pleading with them to practice before their next lesson. What is a parent to do? We talked to a lifelong musician… Read More

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