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Classical 1
Auditions (updated)
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: 
John McGinness - mcjohnbone-NO SPAM-gmail.com   
Marty Beech -  BeechMartin-NO SPAM-msn.com
Brian Brown - bbtuba-NO SPAM-comcast.net
James Finegan - finegan.james-NO SPAM-gmail.com
Karen Schubert - KarenASchubert-NO SPAM-gmail.com

Also: Our DSO Board representative is Rick Linn and the ROPA representative is Brian Brown.
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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 109

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


  (DSO office) Ext 105

 Our Executive Director is Alan Jordan.



 For payroll questions, contact Libby Burgazli.


(DSO office) Ext 103
 Our Operations Coordinator is - - -.

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 For questions about this web-site, contact Paul Eves  pevespm-NoSpam-yahoo.com - - -


Classical 1


  Tsontakis    Franck
George Tsontakis                Franck     

Classical 1
September 2015

Schedule (all at the GOH):

Wednesday, Sept 9 - 3:30pm & 7:30pm Rehearsals

Thursday, Sept 10 - 3:30pm & 7:30 - Rehearsals (7:30 -Open Reh.)

Friday, Sept. 11 - 7:30pm -Concert


David Amado, cond.
Mary Wilson, soprano; Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano
Brian Downen, tenor; Grant Youngblood, baritone
Mastersingers of Wilmington

The Program:
Tsontakis : Laconika
Franck : Le chasseur maudit
Mozart: Requiem

(This is the actual Sept. 2015 roster, not the old one)

Rehearsal order: 
Wed aft:  Mozart, Tsontakis, Franck
Wed eve:  Franck, Tsontakis, Mozart (with chorus)
Thursday aft:  Mozart (full orch. w/soloists - no choir),
                     Tsontakis and Franck (strings only)

Thurs eve: concert order: Star Sp. Bnr, Tsontakis, Franck and Mozart




 Delaware Symphony Orchestra


Auditions are scheduled in September 2015 for:
Principal Bassoon and Assistant Concertmaster.
Further details are HERE .



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.

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.