EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMS


Ensembles in the Schools

An in-school education program that takes small performing ensembles made up of symphony musicians into local school classrooms to entertain and educate students.

Ensembles in the Community

A community engagement program that takes small performing ensembles made up of symphony musicians into the community to entertain and educate community members.

Rehearsal Tickets for Music Students

An education program that provides complimentary tickets for select dress rehearsals to middle and high school students to allow them the opportunity of watching a working symphony rehearsal.

Visit from the Music Director

Presented by the Music Director in schools on Friday prior to each concert, this music education program educates and entertains students and adults.

Symphony for College Credit

Qualified college students may join the symphony and receive college credit for their participation. This program provides large ensemble opportunities to community college students that they may not otherwise receive. The WVSO is an approved Partner Ensemble with the Wenatchee Valley College.

String Students in the Symphony

The Wenatchee Symphony provides opportunities for advanced high school string students to participate in the symphony, performing alongside and learning from symphony members.

Concert Preludes

Presented prior to each Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra concert, the Prelude features Music Director Nikolas Caoile in an entertaining and informative talk about the works being performed. Designed to help draw audiences into the performances, lectures also include historical backgrounds on the composers and the periods in which they lived. Concert Preludes commence one hour prior to each concert.

Musical Soirees

A community engagement program that provides classical music-lovers the opportunity to hear chamber music performed by symphony musicians.