Upcoming Events

 

May 5, 2017

Westmoreland Country Club

Cinco de Mayo Party

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We are throwing a festive Friday party and you are invited! Enjoy cocktails at 6:30 p.m., a margarita bar, hors d’oeuvres, incredible food stations, gourmet desserts and a fully-stocked cash bar. Dance all night with live music by Gary Racan and the studio e band. Bid on both live and silent auction items from golf packages, spa getaways to incredible vacations. Dress up or down, jeans to cocktail dresses or throw on a sombrero – no rules!  Bring your phones for photo ops and selfies #wsocincoparty. RSVP required, $125 per person. Proceeds benefits the programs of the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra.

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June 3, 2017

Greensburg Country Club

Hat Luncheon

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Save the date for the prettiest party of the summer! Gather friends for an afternoon of mimosas, gorgeous hats, photo ops and an elegant luncheon all to benefit the programs of the WSO.

 

July 2, 2017

St. Clair Park

Concerts in the Park

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Summer sparkles when classical music goes casual. From blockbuster movie music to our salute to the Armed Forces, the summer concert is perfect for all ages. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy our free concert at St. Clair Park’s Robertshaw Amphitheater in Greensburg. Conducted by Artistic Director Daniel Meyer.

Past Events

Enjoy a free concert performed by the Youth Symphony.

The WYSO Philharmonia, comprised of mostly middle school musicians, will open the program with Smetana’s popular The Moldau. They will also perform Dvorak’s Largo Theme from his New World Symphony, the last movement from Tchaikovsky’s Little Russian’s Symphony No. 2 and Offenbach’s Can Can.

The WYSO Philharmonic, comprised of mostly high school students, opens with Glinka’s energizing Russlan and Ludmilla Overture. The orchestra will also perform the popular scherzo movement of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, and closes with movement from Massenet’s El Cid suite. Two concerto competition winners  will also be featured – Gracie Zielinski  in the first movement of deBeriot’s Ninth Violin Concerto and Ashley Li  in the first movement of Weber’s First Clarinet Concerto.

 

April 12, 2017

Seton Hill Performing Arts

WYSO Spring Concert

2016-2017 Season in Full Swing

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[Video] 1976 Pops Concert | Dance of the Comedians by Smetana

  This performance of Smetana’s Dance of the Comedians is from a live recording of a Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert, circa 1976. The conductor was Thomas Michalak. David Singer was privileged to be the Principal Clarinetist of the orchestra for 4 years. The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra’s first conductor was Dr. Richard Karp, who was also General and Music Director… Read More

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