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
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Classical 1
Classical 2
Classical 3
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 1

September 2015





Classical 1      Classical 1
These Two Concert photographs of the Mozart Requiem performance are ©2015 Joe del Tufo



Classical 2

November 2015 (more photographs later)



E Miller


Goodyear & Amado        Classical 2


Classical 3


Berlioz Bellinati
       Berlioz                          Bellinati          

Classical 3
February 2016

Schedule (all at the Sanford School*):
Tuesday, Feb 23, 7:30 pm - Rehearsal
Wednesday, Feb 24, 3:30pm & 7:30pm (only Concertos) - Rehearsals
Thursday, Feb 25, 7:30 pm - Rehearsal
Friday, Feb 26, 7:30pm - Concert
Sunday, Feb 28, 2:00pm - Concert

*MAP to Geipel Center at Sanford School


David Amado, conducting
Brasil Guitar Duo - João Luiz and Douglas Lora

The Program:
Paulo Bellinati - Concerto for Two Guitars
Leo Brouwer - The Book of Signs (Conc. two guitars & string orch.)
Egberto Gismonti - Sete Aneis (Seven Rings) - Concerto for 2 Guitars
Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique

(NOTE: Number of string STANDS for the Concertos: 6-6-5-4-3)


Rehearsal order: 
Tuesday - Berlioz
Wed aft - Berlioz, Bellinati, Gismonti, Brouwer?
Wed eve - Bellinati, Gismonti, Brouwer
Thursday - Bellinati, Brouwer, Gismonti, Berlioz

Gismonti Brouwer 
       Gismonti                            Brouwer  


 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.