Upcoming Events

 

May 4, 2018

Westmoreland Country Club

Cinco de Mayo Party

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We are throwing a festive Friday party and you are invited! Enjoy cocktails, a margarita bar, hors d’oeuvres, incredible food stations, gourmet desserts and a fully-stocked cash bar. Bid on both live and silent auction items from golf packages, spa getaways to incredible vacations.

 

June 2, 2018

Greensburg Country Club

Hat Luncheon

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Save the Date for the prettiest party of the summer! Find the perfect hat and enjoy the fabulous fashion, an elegant champagne reception and luncheon all to benefit the programs of the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra.

 

June 14, 2018

Unity Chapel

Chamber Series: Pittsburgh Trombone Project

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The Pittsburgh Trombone Project is now in its ninth year and quickly becoming recognized as one of America’s leading chamber ensembles. This trombone quartet has performed its diverse repertoire to audiences of all ages and at various venues throughout the country. The members of the “Project” are four of the leading freelance trombonists in the Pittsburgh music scene: Kevin M. McManus, Bob Matchett, James Nova and Chris Carson.

General admission – $10 at the door.   All donations benefit the Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra Program.

Underwritten by the Charles F. and Mary Esther Sawyer Music Fund of The Latrobe Presbyterian Church

Unity Chapel is handicap accessible: parking, entrance and restroom. The chapel is air-conditioned.

 

July 1, 2018

Summer Sparklers

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Join the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra for a free concert at St. Clair Park in Greensburg. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy classics, pops, patriotic music and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. Donations are accepted.

 

July 12, 2018

Unity Chapel

Chamber Series: Trio Phonon

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Trio Phonon: Tom Godfrey, flute; Elisa Kohanski, cello and Natalie Severson, harp

General admission – $10.  All donations benefit the Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra Program.  For more information please call 724-537-3631 x15 or 724-837-1850.

Underwritten by the Charles F. and Mary Esther Sawyer Music Fund of The Latrobe Presbyterian Church

Unity Chapel is handicap accessible: parking, entrance and restroom. The chapel is air-conditioned.

 

August 23, 2018

Unity Chapel

Chamber Series: Beo String Quartet

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A shared dedication to the exploration and love of music is what inspired the formation of Beo String Quartet (Jason Neukom, Sean Neukom, Sandro Leal-Santiesteban, Ryan Ash). Beo aims to exist as a 21st century music ensemble by performing live, in any venue, the masterpieces of the string quartet repertoire; collaborating with living composers to showcase the music of our time; engaging new listeners through entertainment and thoughtful demonstration; and participating in our modern global culture through a strong social media presence.

General admission – $10.   All donations benefit the Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra Program.  For more information please call 724-537-3631 x15 or 724-837-1850.

Underwritten by the Charles F. and Mary Esther Sawyer Music Fund of The Latrobe Presbyterian Church

Unity Chapel is handicap accessible: parking, entrance and restroom. The chapel is air-conditioned.

Past Events

 

December 9, 2017

The Palace Theatre

Nutcracker Ballet

Join the WSO and the Laurel Ballet Company on a magical, musical trip to the land of the Sugarplum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and enchanted toys. You’ll experience Tchaikovsky’s magical score performed by the full orchestra. Whether going to The Nutcracker Ballet is a family tradition or a once-in-a-lifetime visit, the experience will warm your spirit and stay with you forever. Three performances Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2 and 7 PM and Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2 PM

Tickets go on sale September 1 through the Palace Theatre 724.836.8000

 

December 9, 2017

The Palace Theatre

Nutcracker Ballet

Join the WSO and the Laurel Ballet Company on a magical, musical trip to the land of the Sugarplum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and enchanted toys. You’ll experience Tchaikovsky’s magical score performed by the full orchestra. Whether going to The Nutcracker Ballet is a family tradition or a once-in-a-lifetime visit, the experience will warm your spirit and stay with you forever. Three performances Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2 and 7 PM and Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2 PM

Tickets go on sale September 1 through the Palace Theatre 724.836.8000

 

December 10, 2017

Nutcracker Ballet

Join the WSO and the Laurel Ballet Company on a magical, musical trip to the land of the Sugarplum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and enchanted toys. You’ll experience Tchaikovsky’s magical score performed by the full orchestra. Whether going to The Nutcracker Ballet is a family tradition or a once-in-a-lifetime visit, the experience will warm your spirit and stay with you forever. Three performances Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2 and 7 PM and Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2 PM

Tickets go on sale September 1 through the Palace Theatre 724.836.8000

Thursday, February 15 at 5:30 p.m. | Seton Hill Performing Arts Center Auditorium

You are invited to listen in on the class as a member of the audience with pianist Andrew Tyson. Free and open to the public.

Andrew Tyson is a recipient of a 2013 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Laureate of the 2013 Queen Elisabeth Competition and captured First Prize at the 2015 Géza Anda Competition, where he was also awarded the Mozart and Audience Prizes.  He attended the Curtis Institute of Music, where he worked with Claude Frank. He later earned his Master’s degree and Artist Diploma at The Juilliard School with Robert McDonald, where he won the Gina Bachauer Piano Competition and received the Arthur Rubinstein Prize in Piano. He will perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with the WSO on February 17. 

Sponsored by Seton Hill University and the Community Arts Program.

 

 

February 15, 2018

Seton Hill Performing Arts Center

Master Class with Andrew Tyson

The symphony is coming to Ligonier Valley! On Sunday, April 22 at 2 p.m. The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert of movie music from Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean and Star Wars as well as classics from Copland and Tchaikovsky. Conducted by Grammy-award winner Lucas Richman.  One performance only. Donations accepted.

 

February 26, 2018

Ligonier Valley High School

Community Concert

You are invited to the sixth-annual “V-Grant” Pitch Party!
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 6:00 PM at the Westmoreland County Food Bank, winner of our 2017 V-Grant Grand Prize

100 Devonshire Dr, Delmont, PA 15626

The WSO is one of three finalists for the Visionaries Grant and we need your help! Executive Director Endy Reindl will give a 5-minute pitch about why the WSO should win. You decide who takes home the Grand Grant Prize by exchanging $20 for a vote. RSVP to [email protected]

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April 11, 2018

Westmoreland County Food Bank

Visionaries Grant Pitch Party

Presented by the Westmoreland Museum of America Art: Experience the Greensburg arts scene during ArtsWalk, a day of discovering the visual and performing arts. Pick up your roadmap at Courthouse Square and set off on a self-guided walking tour of downtown Greensburg. Musicians from the WSO perform at 1 p.m. at the Court House.
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April 14, 2018

ArtsWalk

The symphony is coming to Franklin Regional High School! On Friday, April 20 at 7 p.m. The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert of movie music from Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean and Star Wars as well as classics from Copland and Tchaikovsky. Conducted by Grammy-award winner Lucas Richman.  Tickets through Franklin Regional are $10 and up. Please see link for details.

For special ticket holders, a VIP pre-dinner will be offered with delicious food selections generously donated by Atria’s, Hoss’s Steak, Spaghetti & Steak House, Bella Luna, and Metz Culinary. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Innovation Grants that support the academic, art and athletic programming at Franklin Regional School District.

 

April 20, 2018

Franklin Regional High School

Community Concert

The symphony is coming to Burrell High School! On Saturday, April 21 at 2 p.m. The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert of movie music from Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean and Star Wars as well as classics from Copland and Tchaikovsky. Conducted by Grammy-award winner Lucas Richman.  One performance only. Donations accepted.

 

April 21, 2018

Burrell High School

Community Concert

The symphony is coming to Connellsville High School! On Saturday, April 21 at 7 p.m. The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert of movie music from Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean and Star Wars as well as classics from Copland and Tchaikovsky. Conducted by Grammy-award winner Lucas Richman.  One performance only. Donations accepted.

 

April 21, 2018

Connellsville High School

Community Concert

The symphony is coming to Ligonier Valley High School! On Sunday, April 22 at 2 p.m. The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert of movie music from Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean and Star Wars as well as classics from Copland and Tchaikovsky. Conducted by Grammy-award winner Lucas Richman.

Prior to the WSO performance, a variety of High School and Middle School student ensembles will perform in the refreshment area! Their performance will begin at 1 PM.

All ages are welcome. Doors open at 1 PM
Tickets available at the door only.
Adults – $5
Students/Children – FREE!

FREE REFRESHMENTS!

There will be a silent auction featuring student-created works!

All proceeds will benefit the Ligonier Valley School District Foundation

 

April 22, 2018

Ligonier Valley High School

Community Concert

2017-2018 Tickets Now on Sale!

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