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….that it’s time for Jazz it Up?

Mark your calendars for Thursday, Sept. 14 for Jazz it Up! The CSO Guild will be bringing the jazzy food, jazzy music, and a jazzy auction in a fun, fabulous evening at Centennial Valley Events Center to benefit the Conway Symphony Orchestra’s musical and educational programs. Watch this space for ticket availability and more this […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Did You Know, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Free Community Concert!

Friday, Sept. 22, 7:30pm at Simon Park in downtown Conway

We’ll kick off the season in our usual spectacular style, with the Kris Allen Stage bursting with the full orchestra, playing fan-favorites and a preview of the 2017-18 season! Bring blankets or chairs, come early to find a seat and have a picnic, and be sure […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Coming Up Next, Uncategorized|0 Comments

…that Arkansas Gives is April 6?

Arkansas Gives is a statewide effort to encourage giving to local nonprofits. Your gift will go directly to the Conway Symphony Orchestra, PLUS help us get additional ‘bonus dollars’ from the program sponsors. You can make your regular gift to the Annual Fund, in one easy step!

On THURSDAY, APRIL 6, anytime between 8:00 a.m. and […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Did You Know, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ryan Key

The winner of the W. Francis McBeth Composition Competition in 2015, Ryan was commissioned to write a piece for the upcoming CSO concert, Unfinished Business, using Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony as his inspiration. In response, Ryan created Stall(ed), which was premiered April 22 by the CSO at the Unfinished Business concert.

Ryan Key (b. 1994) grew up […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Have You Met|0 Comments

Unfinished Business

On April 22, 7:30pm, we will end the season on a high note, with Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony, the amazingly talented Kelly Johnson performing Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto, and the world premiere of a composition by Ryan Key, winner of the Conway Composer Guild’s McBeth Competition.

The concert will be at Reynolds Performance Hall on the UCA Campus […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Coming Up Next|0 Comments

There may be another planet in our solar system?

We want YOU to tell us about it! The CSO is inviting area students to submit a visual representation (drawing, painting, computer graphic, clay, any medium) of the planet with a paragraph description of its characteristics (atmosphere, geography, any life, etc.). Give it a name, and at the end of The Planets concert, Izzy will […]

By |March 6th, 2017|Did You Know|0 Comments

The Planets!

On Sat. March 11, Jupiter will rise on the stage of Reynolds, as the CSO performs Gustav Holst’s suite, The Planets. With music inspired by the gods of mythology, and narration provided by Dr. Scott Austin of the UCA Physics Dept., the concert will transport you through the universe!

Come early for a STEAM information fair […]

By |February 18th, 2017|Coming Up Next, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Yu-hsuan Vivian Chang

Vivian is the Associate Principal Horn for the CSO, and also works as a music library assistant at the University of Central Arkansas library. She is also the 2016-17 UCA Concerto Competition winner, and will be featured on the March 11 concert! Originally from Taipei, Taiwan, Vivian is an integral part of the horn section, […]

By |February 18th, 2017|Have You Met, Uncategorized|0 Comments

About CSO for Kids!

By |February 18th, 2017|Did You Know, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Juan Garcia?

Juan Garcia is a senior Music Education major at the University of Central Arkansas. Though technically not a CSO musician, Juan is involved in all our performances as the coordinator of the ushers, through his position with the Kappa Iota chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity. Throughout his collegiate career, Juan has been a […]

By |November 29th, 2016|Have You Met|0 Comments