Meet the New WSO Board President – Mike Matteo

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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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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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Meet Maria Sensi Sellner

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Our December 16th Home for the Holidays guest conductor Maria Sensi Sellner grew up in Westmoreland County and graduated from Valley High School. She then went on to Carnegie Mellon where she double majored in Mechanical Engineering and Music Composition. Ms. Sellner is the first three-time winner of the American Prize for Opera Conducting and is the Artistic & General Director… 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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