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GERMAN MASTERWORKS FILL HARMAN HALL FOR CLASSICS IN THE COHAN AT THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER MARCH 11TH

By editor, 02/22/2017 - 12:42

SAN LUIS OBISPO (CA) – Richard Wagner. Felix Mendelssohn. Johannes Brahms. Legendary German composers known for their prolific writing of operas, concertos, chamber music and symphonies and their featured masterworks will fill Harman Hall for Classics in the Cohan 4 on Saturday, March 11, 8 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center. Maestro David Handel, the fourth guest conductor auditioning for SLO Symphony Music Director position, leads the orchestra with Canadian violin virtuoso Timothy Chooi as the featured soloist. Tickets for the performance are now available at PACSLO.org.

Don't Miss Classics in the Cohan 4

By editor, 02/16/2017 - 12:25

Wagner. Mendelssohn. Brahms. German Masterworks will fill Harman Hall as your San Luis Obispo Symphony orchestra plays Classics in the Cohan on Saturday, March 11th, 8 p.m., at the Performing Arts Center. Come hear the romantic, final Symphony No. 4 by Brahms led by auditioning conductor David Handel.  Guest soloist is violin virtuoso Timothy Chooi will play Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. Tickets are available at PACSLO.org.

Liz Wagner Summer Named "Citizen of the Year" by the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce

By editor, 01/23/2017 - 10:14

Liz Wagner Summer, a community leader dedicated to supporting the arts, healthcare and women’s causes, was named the 2016 Citizen of the Year during the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Dinner on Saturday January 21, 2017. Read More...

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Q & A with Classic 3 Conductor Nan Washburn

By editor, 01/17/2017 - 12:22

The San Luis Obispo Symphony is excited to welcome our third auditioning conductor Nan Washburn, Music Director of the Michigan Philharmonic. Maestro Washburn answered our questions we are posing to each conductor in order to get to know them a little better. Read more about Maestro Washburn on this blog post and her bio on SLOSymphony.org.

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Master class with Phil Snedecor at Cal Poly

By editor, 01/13/2017 - 12:39

Phil Snedecor, principal trumpet for the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, co-founder of the Washington Brass, and Associate Professor of Trumpet at the Hartt School of Music, will present a master class from 2:10 to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at Cal Poly's Davidson Music Center, room 216. Before taking the position at Hartt, Mr. Snedecor taught the trumpet Peabody Conservatory. 

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THE MAGIC OF MOZART WILL FILL THE SANCTUARY OF MISSION SAN LUIS OBISPO DE TOLOSA TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR

By editor, 01/03/2017 - 10:11

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed 600 masterpieces before his untimely death at 35 years of age. The San Luis Obispo Symphony Chamber Orchestra will fill the sanctuary of Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa with the sounds of Maestro Mozart . The Magic of Mozart in the Mission on Sunday, January 15 at 3 p.m. will feature a 17-piece ensemble and heralded Soprano Anna Schubert of the Los Angeles Master Chorale. Tickets are available at SLOSymphony.org.

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Meet Megan Pollon

By editor, 11/30/2016 - 13:03
Megan Pollon

Megan Pollon is inspirational and a Music Education and Youth Symphony success story. She is the Concertmaster of the Youth Symphony and her hard work and dedication has propelled her, at 17 years of age, to a seat in the San Luis Obispo Symphony's violin section. She has played in the first two Classics in the Cohan concerts and there is no stopping there! Megan is also giving back as an assistant for Strings in the Schools and a coach for the Preparatory Strings Ensemble.

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