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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...


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...


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...


VSO New Year’s Marathon

KRGV will broadcast all of the VSO’s fall season concerts on January 2, 2021 Ring in the new year with the Valley Symphony Orchestra! The VSO is pleased to announce that KRGV Channel 5 will broadcast the VSO’s fall concert season in its entirety in Saturday, January 2 from 3-5 pm. Beginning with September’s Virtual VSO and...


Announcing “A Touch of Frost” Chamber Concert

The Valley Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce its first live concert in more than 10 months. On Wednesday, December 16 at 7:30 pm, the VSO Holiday Brass will perform the A Touch of Frost Chamber Concert, a program of seasonal favorites in the beautiful San Juan Basilica. Seating is extremely limited and tickets may be purchased in...


Get to Know the Musicians

Zynahia Banda and Linda Chavez, two musicians appearing on the November 20 “Melody and Rhythm” concert, sat down with the VSO to talk about their performances, the pandemic, and more. Read on to hear their insights: How was preparing for this concert different than a full symphony concert? Z: “For us woodwind players, there are...


Percussion and Woodwinds Perform “Melody and Rhythm” Nov. 20

The Valley Symphony Orchestra continues its fall digital season with another online concert premiering November 20 at 7:00 p.m. At a time when concerts and in-person events have been postponed because of concerns over public health risks, the Symphony has reinvented its delivery model with a series of specially produced chamber concerts that are presented...


Online Concert Season Begins Oct. 23 with work by “the greatest composer you’ve never heard”

The Valley Symphony Orchestra will present three fall concerts online and broadcast on television beginning October 23 at 7:00 pm. Though the Symphony is unable to hold in-person performances due to public health risks associated with Covid-19, Maestro Peter Dabrowski has planned a series of chamber concerts that will be specially produced and presented for...

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