Several exciting debuts are in store as the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra prepares for its 2019-20 season, the 101st in the ensemble’s history.
As the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra begins its second century, the organization welcomes two new staff members to lead future growth.
Wilhelmina Nelmes Vogtle, a veteran conductor, singer and educator, has been named the Director of the Sheboygan Symphony Chorus.
The Sheboygan Symphony is adding two new positions to our family!
When Michael Torke returns to Wisconsin this May for the world premiere of his “Music at Night” by the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, it’ll bring him back to the state where the popular composer’s long, accomplished music career got started.
The Sheboygan Area Youth Symphony (SAYS) will be performing on April 14th at 3:00 pm at the Howards Grove Center for the Arts. The Sheboygan Area Youth Symphony features the Sinfonia and Concert Orchestras. The SAYS Concert Orchestra is directed by Jeremiah Eis and SAYS Sinfonia is led by director Fabian Qamar.
The Sheboygan Symphony’s March concert is a celebration of ‘Favorites from the SSO’s Recent Past’ that spotlights five works of music. All selections, except one, are highlighted repertory from the last two music directors’ tenures. The single selection that is new to the concerts is a suite of music from the movie A River Runs Through It.
“Teddy Bears and Tunes, our concert specially prepared for pre-school age to third graders focuses on music related to Valentine’s Day and music that tells stories,” stated Kevin McMahon, SSO Music Director & Conductor. The program is a shorter concert, about thirty minutes of music with five to ten minutes of storytelling and images projected to make the concert experience come alive for the children.
The Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra's midwinter concert promises to be a ‘musical smorgasbord.’ Music Director and Conductor Kevin McMahon explained, “Our February concert is themed “Old World, New World. The Old World music includes works by Stravinsky and Dvorak, while the New World menu includes selections by Gershwin and Thomas Massella.”
The Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will present a program featuring a dozen works of popular holiday music. Most pieces are shorter in length than typical traditional symphonic pieces.
The Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra invites one and all to experience its historic 100th anniversary celebratory season. The October 6th concert is a memorable start to a monumental season for the oldest performing orchestra in the state. Kevin R. McMahon, Music Director and Conductor stated, “Being a part of the 100th Anniversary Season of the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra is an honor.”
SHEBOYGAN - The Sheboygan Symphony, the oldest symphony orchestra in the state, will be celebrating its 100th anniversary this season.
The Sounds of Brahms & Mahler will fill the Weill Center in an unforgettable evening of classical favorites as the Sheboygan Symphony closes its 2017-2018 season with a program called “Romantic.” Two great composers, Johannes Brahms and Gustav Mahler will be featured.
The Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Kevin McMahon, presents the March Concert - named “Spring” with American Classics. The theme itself refers to Robert Schumann’s First Symphony, known as “Spring” as well as two works by American composers Alan Hovhaness and Lukas Foss. Orchestral musicians suggested two of the five works on the program.
Experience the talent of Sheboygan County’s young symphony musicians January 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm at the Weill Center for the Performing Arts. The program will provide musical adventures through the ages – from classical intrigue to music of foreign lands to blockbuster movie themes.
The Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra launches its 2017-2018 Season at the Weill Center for the Performing Arts spotlighting beloved classical composers and our own principal cellist. Conductor and Music Director, Kevin McMahon, stated, “A delightful season opening concert is available, called ‘Mozart and Tchaikovsky.’ The program centers around two of the finest and well-loved, historical composers, as we share the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.”