This site contains information for members of the Delaware Symphony Orchestra.

For the 2015-16 season as a pdf file, click here: DSO 2015-16 - Updated January 2016 (there are a few additions and changes)

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Players Committee
DelSO Staff
Classical 3
Classical 4
Classical 5
Driving Directions
Photo Album

Concert Dates, 2015-16

   As of August. Additions are possible.

Classical 1: Sept. 11
Classical 2: Nov. 13 & 15
Classical 3: Feb. 26 & 28
Classical 4: April 1 & 3
Classical 5: May 6
Chamber Concert dates: Oct. 20; Jan. 26; March 22; April 19

Explorer (very small orchestra): March 9 (Milford & Dover)

Pay dates:
 Classical 1 - Sept 17; Chamber 1 - Oct 29;
 Classical 2 - Nov 26; Chamber 2 - Feb 4;
 Classical 3 - Mar 3; Explorer - Mar 17;
 Chamber 3 -Mar 31; Classical 4 - Apr 14;
 Chamber 4 - Apr 28; Classical 5 - May 12

Your Players' Committee
The Players' Committee represents the musicians in their dealings with the management of the orchestra. The members are: 
Arthur Marks -  arthurmarks-NO SPAM-hotmail.com
Marty Beech -  BeechMartin-NO SPAM-msn.com
Brian Brown - bbtuba-NO SPAM-comcast.net
James Finegan - finegan.james-NO SPAM-gmail.com
Tom Jackson - tpjson-NO SPAM-aol.com

Also: Our DSO Board representative is (position is open) and the ROPA representative is Bill Wozniak.
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Important Phone Numbers and email addresses:


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 For questions about personnel matters such as your availability, seating, substitutes, etc., AND practice parts or to inquire about instrumentation contact Stephanie Wilson.


  (DSO office) Ext 1009

 For questions concerning the education programs of the orchestra - Marjie Ripsom


  (DSO office) Ext 1005

 Our Executive Director is Alan Jordan.

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   (DSO office) Ext 1001

 For payroll questions, contact Libby Burgazli.


(DSO office) Ext 1003
 For questions about this web-site, contact Paul Eves  pevespm-NoSpam-yahoo.com - - -


Classical 3
February 2016

   Classical 3 Classical 3


Guitar Duo



Classical 4
March - April 2016

Bougher Brown   Theofanidis
        Julie Bougher, concertmaster                                                                                Brian Brown, soloist                                             Charles Babcock & composer Christopher Theofanidis

  Classical 4


Classical 5


  David Ludwig

Classical 5
May 2016

Schedule (all at the Grand Opera House):
Tuesday, May 3, 7:30 pm - Rehearsal
Wednesday, May 4, 3:30pm & 7:30pm - Rehearsals
Thursday, May 5, 7:30 pm - Rehearsal (open Rehearsal)
Friday, May 6, 7:30pm - Concert

David Amado, conducting
Bella Hristova, violin

The Program:
David Ludwig: Violin Concerto (Saturn Bells)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11, "The Year 1905"


Rehearsal order: 
Tues - Shostakovich, Ludwig
Wed aft - Shostakovich
Thurs - concert order - Ludwig, Shostakovich.



 Delaware Symphony Orchestra


Auditions were held in September 2015 for:
Principal Bassoon and Assistant Concertmaster.
Results: Principal Bassoon is Erik Holtje; Assistant CM is Erica Miller



Driving Directions:

Links for locations of scheduled services in 2011-12:
  Grand Opera House (GOH) |  Studio 1 (at GOH)   | Archmere Academy | Tatnall School    | Schwartz Center, Dover  



Photo Album - pictures from our past.   NEW, PHOTOGRAPHS from 2014-15

The Photo Album is in the process of being updated and redesigned. So far, the first three pages have a new layout and the rest are in the old layout.
 All the links now seem to work. 
Click for the: PHOTO ALBUM (note: there are 6 pages).
Remember, these photos are optimized for computer viewing. If you print one, keep it small.