About

Bucks County Symphony Orchestra

Founded in 1953, the Bucks County Symphony Orchestra continues to enrich our community through the performance of the finest orchestral music. We are privileged to have been an enduring part of this vibrant arts community for over six decades. Our music ranges from the standards of the classical repertoire to the most recent hits of the Broadway stage. A majority of our players, and all of our board members, are volunteers. Working under the leadership of a distinguished music director, we are committed to the pursuit of musical excellence and to carrying forth the purpose and motivation of our founders: the pure joy of performing music.

OUR MISSION

To share the joy of symphonic music through live performance and educational outreach.

OUR GOALS

To offer Bucks County residents and visitors convenient access to live performances of symphonic music at affordable prices by offering:

  • Three subscription concerts featuring the standards of the classical repertoire and internationally-acclaimed solo artists.
  • A Family Concert featuring the winner of the BCSO Youth Concerto Competition and student musicians from our local elementary and middle schools.
  • A Pops Concert featuring noteworthy performers from the Broadway stage and folk music scene in a cabaret-style setting.

To promote music education programs in our local schools through:

  • Concert collaborations with student musicians.
  • Classroom visits by guest artists.
  • Annual scholarship awards to exemplary high school students.
  • A Youth Concerto Competition for aspiring young artists, whose winner is invited to perform in concert with the BCSO.

To provide the members of our community the opportunity to perform with an exceptional orchestra led by a distinguished conductor in:

  • A variety of orchestral music, including the standards of the classical repertoire and popular music from stage and screen.
  • Collaboration with internationally-acclaimed solo artists and Broadway stars.

The Bucks County Symphony Orchestra operates under the auspices of
the Bucks County Symphony Society, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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