Upcoming Events

 

October 23, 2018

Greensburg Salem High School

Young People's Concerts

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October 23 at 10:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.
Greensburg Salem High School

Young People’s Concerts are a fun and educational one-hour concert experience designed just for kids! This year’s theme is The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra by Benjamin Britten. Students will go on a fun musical tour of all the instruments in the orchestra led by Artistic Director Daniel Meyer. From clanging cymbals and the bold brass to the soothing sound of the strings, students will learn what makes each of the instruments unique and hear how they all work together to create beautiful music. Free but RSVPs are required. First come, first serve basis.

 

November 4, 2018

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art

WSO String Quartet at WMAA

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Enjoy a special performance by the Westmoreland Symphony String Quartet at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art’s Holiday Mart Weekend. More information on the WMAA

 

November 6, 2018

The Palace Theatre

Orchestrating NEXTGEN

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Orchestrating NEXTGEN

The WSO invites young professionals for a relaxed evening in the Megan Suite at the Palace Theatre to meet musicians, fellow music lovers and enjoy some great orchestral music, food, and drinks.

The Event is from 5-7 p.m. free but reservations are required.

The Megan Suite is located in The Palace Theatre: 21 W. Otterman Street, Greensburg PA 15601

 

December 8, 2018

The Palace Theatre

Nutcracker Ballet

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Tchaikovsky’s timeless score comes to life during the WSO and Laurel Ballet’s 25th Anniversary production of the beloved holiday ballet. The area’s only live-orchestra version will take you on a magical, musical trip to the land of the Sugarplum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and enchanted toys featuring charming sets and beautiful costumes. Three performances Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 and 7 PM and Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 PM. Family-friendly priced tickets start at $13.

Tickets go on sale September 14 through the Palace Theatre 724.836.8000

 

December 8, 2018

The Palace Theatre

Nutcracker Ballet

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Tchaikovsky’s timeless score comes to life during the WSO and Laurel Ballet’s 25th Anniversary production of the beloved holiday ballet. The area’s only live-orchestra version will take you on a magical, musical trip to the land of the Sugarplum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and enchanted toys featuring charming sets and beautiful costumes. Three performances Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 and 7 PM and Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 PM. Family-friendly priced tickets start at $13.

Tickets go on sale September 14 through the Palace Theatre 724.836.8000

 

December 9, 2018

Nutcracker Ballet

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Tchaikovsky’s timeless score comes to life during the WSO and Laurel Ballet’s 25th Anniversary production of the beloved holiday ballet. The area’s only live-orchestra version will take you on a magical, musical trip to the land of the Sugarplum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and enchanted toys featuring charming sets and beautiful costumes. Three performances Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 and 7 PM and Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 PM. Family-friendly priced tickets start at $13.

Tickets go on sale September 14 through the Palace Theatre 724.836.8000

 

June 8, 2019

Greensburg Country Club

Hat Luncheon

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Save the Date for the prettiest party of the summer! Show off your fascinators and hats while sipping on champagne and bellinis. Enjoy an elegant luncheon, live classical music and bring your phones for all the photo ops. Named one of the top parties of the year by the Tribune Review.

Past Events

October 5 from 5-8 p.m.
$25 per person event is rain or shine (plenty of indoor space in case of rain)
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It’s an evening for good food, friends and music. Come out to the Lincoln Highway Experience and sip on retro drinks, choose your favorite foods from local vendors and listen to live music from EBT Jazz. You can be one of the first to explore the new wing of the museum, join in on a fun treasure hunt and a chance to win gift baskets. You’ll want to sample some complimentary pie and coffee in the fully restored 1938 Serro’s Diner, and don’t forget to snap and post photos. The event is rain or shine, pre-registration is appreciated. Benefits the WSO and Lincoln Highway Experience.

 

October 5, 2018

Lincoln Highway Experience

Twilight Tastings

The Westmoreland Symphony String Quartet will perform at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art Knitting & Crochet Circle. All levels of knitter and crochet artists are invited to join in to create hats and gloves for the homeless. Find more information on the museum website. 

 

October 7, 2018

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art

WSO String Quartet at WMAA

Announcing our 50th Anniversary Season!

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