Category: News Room

Super Strings On Sale Now
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Super Strings On Sale Now

Tickets are on sale now for Super Strings, the first VSO Chamber event in more than three years. Just 200 seats will be sold to this intimate performance of Mendelssohn’s String Octet in E-flat major.  The piece will be performed by 8 string musicians, led by Concertmaster Geoffrey Wong. Before the performance, join Maestro Dabrowski for a...

Auditions for the 2021-22 Season
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Auditions for the 2021-22 Season

The Valley Symphony Orchestra is returning to the stage this year for its highly anticipated 70th anniversary, led by Maestro Peter Dabrowski. Live auditions will be held Saturday, September 18, 2021. Orchestra auditions will take place at the STC Cooper Center for Performing Arts: 3200 Pecan Blvd. McAllen, TX 78501 Register online for upcoming orchestra...

Announcing the 2021-22 Season
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Announcing the 2021-22 Season

The Valley Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the 2021-22 concert season. After more than a year without full orchestra performances, the VSO will return to the McAllen Performing Arts Center for its 70th anniversary with a five-concert subscription series and other special events, all under the direction of Maestro Peter Dabrowksi. The masterworks concert...

VSO Seeks Operations Manager
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VSO Seeks Operations Manager

The Valley Symphony Orchestra is hiring! We are looking for the next addition to our small and dedicated team working to support classical music and the arts in the Rio Grande Valley. If you are organized, care about customer service, and want to make a unique contribution in your day-to-day work, we want to meet...

VSO Seeks Administrative Coordinator
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VSO Seeks Administrative Coordinator

The Valley Symphony Orchestra is hiring! We are looking for the next addition to our small and dedicated team working to support classical music and the arts in the Rio Grande Valley. If you are organized, friendly, and want to make a unique contribution in your day-to-day work, we want to meet you! Familiarity with...

From the Flute to Finance: A Conversation with Edna De Saro
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From the Flute to Finance: A Conversation with Edna De Saro

The Valley Symphony Orchestra is enormously proud to have Edna De Saro, Executive Vice President and Marketing Director of Lone Star National Bank as this year’s Bravo! VSO Honorary Chair. We sat down with her recently to learn more about her community leadership and involvement, her history with the arts, and her former stint as a flute...

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KRGV-Channel 5 is Cultural Leader of the Year

The Valley Symphony Orchestra will award the 2021 Cultural Leader of the Year Award to KRGV Channel 5 for their loyal support of the Orchestra and of the arts in the Valley. In addition to a history of sponsorship and collaboration, KRGV Channel 5 supported the VSO in 2020-2021 by televising their digital concerts, providing...

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“Springtime Schumann” rounds out VSO’s Digital Season

The Valley Symphony Orchestra announces the final digital concert of its online season premiering March 19, 2021. “Springtime Schumann” will premiere live on YouTube at 7:00 pm on the 19th and there will be an encore broadcast on KRGV-Ch. 5 on March 21 at 11:00 am. “Springtime Schumann” is the last in a series of...

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VSO Announces First Gala at Performing Arts Center

The Valley Symphony Orchestra Gala Committee proudly announces the VSO’s 2021 gala event, BRAVO! VSO on May 7, 2021 at the McAllen Performing Arts Center. The event will raise funds for its performance and education initiatives and will provide guests with an elegant evening of music and celebration. Ms. Edna X. De Saro, Executive Vice...

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Education Concerts Available All Spring

The digital education concert is live online! Since the beginning of 2021, students across the Valley have enjoyed this 35-minute program of chamber performances featuring every section of the orchestra.   “Our teachers absolutely love the Virtual Education Concert! They love how they can see and show the students the instruments, the music and edits are amazing!”–McAllen ISD educator “I’ve had...

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