Past Events

– August 2021 –

August 9 – 14: Los Angeles Conducting Workshop and Competition: Guest Conductor

More information can be found at: https://www.laconductingworkshop.org/

– June 2021 –

Thursday, June 24th: Art Gallery Windsor: Guest Panelist

Panel discussion about music and art, the artists life, perspective, and inspiration.

Time: 7:30-8:30 PM EST

Location: Digital via Zoom (link to be posted)


Tuesday, June 22nd: Georgetown ISD Fine Art Department: Guest Speaker

Professional development session as part of the WSO’s Digital Education Concert Series. An hour long session with teachers covering how to integrate this material into their curriculum plans.


– May 2021 –

Friday, May 7th: Lake Travis High School Orchestra Concerto Competition: Adjudicator (Austin, TX)

Annual concerto competition for the Lake Travis High School Orchestra program.


– March 2021 –

Saturday, March 20th (Release Date): Windsor Symphony Orchestra’s Concerts for Kids: Stories for Kids by Kids Part II

We received so many great stories that we decided to create a Part 2 of our Stories for Kids by Kids. Join Jan, Dan, and The Laughertainer Matt Romain as we share stories for kids right here in Windsor-Essex!

Featuring: The Laughertainer (Puppeteer) – Matt Romain; Julianne Wiens, Author of “A Gift for the Sun” (Age 9); Isabelle Vickerd, Author of “One Day at the Duck Pond” (Age 6)

For more information, please visit: https://www.windsorsymphony.com/digital-kids


Saturday, March 6th (Release Date): Windsor Symphony Orchestra’s Concerts for Kids: Stories for Kids by Kids Part I

Join the WSO as we bring to life stories written by kids right here in Windsor!

Featuring: Windsor Dance eXperience; Simone Griffore, Author of “The Yellow Panther” (Age 10); Zoey Vitale, Author of “Filoppy” (Age 6).

For more information, please visit: https://www.windsorsymphony.com/digital-kids


– February 2021 –

Sunday, February 21st: Windsor Symphony Youth Orchestra

Listening Club: The Rite of Spring

Guest Speaker: Jennifer Drake – Conductor, Boise Philharmonic Youth Orchestras

Saturday, February 20th (Release Date): Windsor Symphony Orchestra’s Concerts for Kids: Discover Your Capitol Theatre

Happy Birthday! Did you know that the Capitol Theatre is 100 years old? Join Jan and Dan on a personal guided tour through one of Windsor’s most historic (and awesome) buildings!

For more information, please visit: https://www.windsorsymphony.com/digital-kids


Tuesday, February 9th: Windsor Symphony Community Orchestra

Lecture Series: Theory and Performance

Guest Speaker: Dr. Benjamin Graf – Senior Lecturer, Music Theory, University of North Texas

Saturday, February 6th (Release Date): Windsor Symphony Orchestra’s Concerts for Kids: Carnival of the Animals

From flutes to violins to horns and cellos, discover the different instruments of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra and how they make sound!

For more information, please visit: https://www.windsorsymphony.com/digital-kids


Tuesday, February 2nd: Windsor Symphony Community Orchestra

Lecture Series: The German Art Song

Guest Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Youngs – Assistant Professor, Voice, Brigham Young University

– January 2021 –

Sunday, January 31st: Windsor Symphony Youth Orchestra

Lecture Series: Lifelong Music Making

Guest Speaker: Dr. Dawn Farmer – Assistant Professor, Music Education, Augustana College

Tuesday, January 26th: Windsor Symphony Community Orchestra

Lecture Series: Great Band Repertoire

Guest Speaker: Marcellus Brown – Director of Bands, Boise State University

Sunday, January 24th: Windsor Symphony Youth Orchestra

Lecture Series: Great Choral Works

Guest Speaker: Dr. Bruce Kotowich – Director of Choirs, School of Creative Arts at the University of Windsor

Saturday, January 23rd (Release Date): Windsor Symphony Orchestra’s Concerts for Kids: Meet Your WSO

From flutes to violins to horns and cellos, discover the different instruments of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra and how they make sound!

For more information, please visit: https://www.windsorsymphony.com/digital-kids


Tuesday, January 19th: Windsor Symphony Community Orchestra

Listening Club: Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4

Guest Speaker: Dr. Scott Weiss – Director of Orchestras, University of South Carolina

Sunday, January 17th: Windsor Symphony Youth Orchestra

Lecture Series: What is Music Theory?

Guest Speakers: Dr. Robert Bott & Maestro Sean Bresemann

Saturday, January 9th (Release Date): Windsor Symphony Orchestra’s Concerts for Kids: Hockey in the Wild

Join Jan and Dan for a musical retelling of Nic Odland’s children’s book Hockey in the Wild. The Lovable Life in the Wild trio (the beaver, the moose, and the bear) can’t wait to get out on the ice to play hockey. Except, well, they’re going to have to!

For more information, please visit: https://www.windsorsymphony.com/digital-kids


– December 2020 –

Saturday, December 5th (Release Date): Windsor Symphony Orchestra: Messiah Lite

Concerto Grosso Op. 6 no. 8 (Christmas Concerto) by Arcangelo Corelli

Messiah “Highlights” by George Frideric Handel

For more information, please visit: http://www.windsorsymphony.com/dcs—episode-10

– November 2020 –

Sunday, November 21st (7:00 PM) EST “Date Aired”: Windsor Symphony Youth Orchestras: Digital Fall Concert

For more information, please visit: http://www.windsorsymphony.com/wsyos


Sunday, November 21st (7:00 PM) EST “Date Aired”: Windsor Symphony Community Orchestra: Digital Fall Concert

For more information, please visit: http://www.windsorsymphony.com/wsco

– June 2020 –

Wednesday, June 17th (7:00 PM) EDT: Windsor Symphony Orchestra Listening Club: An Impressionist Seascape. Meeting held via Zoom.

Special Guest: Mo Robert Franz, Music Director Windsor Symphony Orchestra

More information can be found at: http://www.windsorsymphony.com/listening-club

Wednesday, June 10th (7:00 PM) EDT: Windsor Symphony Orchestra Listening Club: Haydn’s Sturm und Drang. Meeting held via Zoom.

Special Guest: Dr. Rebecca Geoffroy-Schwinden

More information can be found at: http://www.windsorsymphony.com/listening-club

Wednesday, June 3rd (7:00 PM) EDT: Windsor Symphony Orchestra Listening Club: Mendelssohn’s Voyage. Meeting held via Zoom.

More information can be found at: http://www.windsorsymphony.com/listening-club

– May 2020 –

Wednesday, May 27th (7:00 PM) EDT: Windsor Symphony Orchestra Listening Club: The Story Between the Story. Meeting held via Zoom.

More information can be found at: http://www.windsorsymphony.com/listening-club

Wednesday, May 20th (7:00 PM) EDT: Windsor Symphony Orchestra Listening Club: Poems of the Sea. Meeting held via Zoom.

More information can be found at: http://www.windsorsymphony.com/listening-club

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Wednesday, May 13th (7:00 PM) EDT: Windsor Symphony Orchestra Listening Club: A Ghost Story from the Ocean. Meeting held via Zoom.

More information can be found at: http://www.windsorsymphony.com/listening-club