As the seasons change, and life continues with Covid-19, the Newark Symphony Orchestra is proud to move forward and present our 54th season this year.  We stand strong on our love of music, and passion for education and outreach in the community.  We're also excited to share this season with Maestro Simeone for his 10th anniversary as NSO Music Director.  Click here to listen to his season hello video.

We thank Delaware Community Foundation for recent grant
awarded towards technology costs for virtual symphony programming.  Click here for article.

Please read on to learn about our free virtual concerts, Program Noted podcast, and Music Room video series.  Please enjoy this season and join us from your home, your virtual classroom, your car, your garden, or wherever you may be, and please share with your friends too.  We look forward to any support you can provide.

Welcome to our Virtual Season
Program Noted podcast hosted by Niki Purdy, NSO principal bassist and E&O chair.  First episode scheduled for premier watch on Sunday, October 18th.

Our panel of experts takes viewers through the history of Antonio Vivaldi's Four Seasons violin concertos. This performance on 10/25 will feature NSO Concert Master Serban Petrescu. They discuss Vivaldi's life, the history of the baroque concerto as well as how to perform one, and the programmatic nature of the works themselves. Simeone Tartaglione, Mike Kelley, and Russell Murray join the conversation in Program Noted, hosted by Niki Purdy.
Education & Outreach News
Subscribe to our new Music Room Series
NSO's Music Room video series is a free and educational space for musicians and music lovers with information from our members covering a wide variety of subjects. Look for new videos each month. Click here to visit and subscribe to our Youtube channel for new releases.
Maestro Simeone explains what a conductor's score is like to read and demonstrates from his Beethoven Symphony No. 8 score.

NSO French horn section members Steve Getty and Linda Heckert find creative ways to explain why the french horn bell is backwards.
Concerto Competition application deadline 10/15
NSO Betsy L. Kent Youth Concerto Competition will take place via video submissions. Given the current circumstances, hiring an accompanist for video auditions is recommended but not required. Applications and payments are due October 15. Video submissions can be sent via dropbox, Google drive, or as an unlisted Youtube link to Mrs. Carolyn Fuhrman at by Nov 1st. Click here to read more.
Donate your Instruments
NSO violinist Laura Rogers, and chair of Instruments in the Attic program, safely delivered a violin to Valeria Lemus, student at Gunning Bedford School. Click here to learn more about "Instruments in the Attic" program to donate or apply.
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