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

For the 2016-17 season as a pdf file, click here: DSO 2016-17 - as of October 22.

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Players Committee
DelSO Staff
Classical 5
Video Games
Driving Directions
Photo Album

Concert Dates, 2016-17

Classical 1: Sept. 23
Classical 2: Nov. 18
Classical 3: Feb. 24
Classical 4: Mar. 24 & 26 (Dover)
Classical 5: May 12
Chamber Concert dates: Oct. 18; Jan. 24; Mar. 21; Apr. 25
Family Concert: Nov. 20 (two performances)
GOH Gala: Dec. 3
Explorer Concerts: Mar. 15 (two performances)

Pay dates:
Classical 1: Sept. 29
Chamber 1: Oct. 27
Classical 2 & Family: Nov 24 (due to Thankgiving, checks clear on Fri.)
GOH Gala: Dec. 8
Chamber 2: Feb. 2
Classical 3: Mar. 2
Chamber 3 & Explorer: Mar. 30
Chamber 4: May 11
Classical 5: May 25

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 - - -

→ → A more complete staff list is here: DSO Staff   ← ←


Explorer Concerts

May 23 & 24, 2017
Rescheduled dates

SUPPE: Light Cavalry Overture; MENDELSSOHN: Dance of the Clowns
BACH/STOKOWSKI: Little Fugue in G; STRAUSS: Pizzicato Polka
STRAUSS: Blue Danube Waltz (with cuts); Ives: Country Band March (with cuts)
MENDELSSOHN: Wedding March (excerpt); GROFE: “Cloudburst” from The Grand Canyon Suite (with cuts)

roster This is the updated roster as of April 24.

New Schedule:
Tuesday, May 23 - 7:30 - Rehearsal, GOH
Wednesday, May 24, 9:30am & 12noon - Concerts, GOH


Classical 5


Stravinsky   Rachmaninoff
               Stravinsky                           Rachmaninoff          

Classical 5
May 2017

Tuesday, May 9 - 7:30pm - Rehearsal, GOH
Wednesday, May 10 -3:30pm & 7:30pm - Rehearsals, GOH
Thursday, May 11 - 7:30pm - Rehearsal, GOH
Friday, May 12 - 7:30pm - Concert, GOH


David Amado, conducting
Sergei Babayan, piano

The Program:
Stravinsky: Ode
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4


Rehearsal order: 
Tuesday: Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff
Wed afternoon - Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky
Wed evening - Rachmaninoff, Stravinsky
Thurs - concert order: Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky



May 2017
at the Grand Opera House

Video Games Live - May 20, 2017


  Saturday, May 20, 3:30 pm - Rehearsal, GOH
  Saturday, May 20, 8:00 p.m. - Concert , GOH - Dress is ALL BLACK for everyone

 Delaware Symphony Orchestra


NEW: Audition information is no longer listed here. Instead use this link:   DSO AUDITIONS



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.   PHOTOGRAPHS from 2014-15   PHOTOGRAPHS from 2015-16

The Photo Album linked below has photographs from earlier years.
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.