New Online Source for Orchestra Livestreams, Videos, and Educational Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic As concert halls across the country go dark due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Symphony of Southeast Texas and other orchestras have given hope and solace to a quarantined public by making an unprecedented number of online performances and educational resources available free of charge. The … [Read more...] about SOST Featured in League of American Orchestras’ Symphony Spot
The Symphony of Southeast Texas is committed to the health and safety of everyone who attends our performances, our musicians, staff, volunteers and the community at large. Today, our community is learning a different means of communicating and living. For musicians, this is not often easy as our work and play is done with others. We thought it would be helpful for you, our community, our … [Read more...] about SOST Update
The Symphony of Southeast Texas is committed to the health and safety of everyone who attends our performances, our musicians, staff, volunteers and the community at large. Following the guidelines set out by federal, state and local agencies, the April 4 concert has been postponed. Led by the talented Maestro Chelsea Tipton II, our fourth and final Classic Series concert of the 67th season will … [Read more...] about A Renewal of Spirit
The Symphony of Southeast Texas is thrilled to announce our second Pops Series concert of our 67th season. The performance on March 7, 2020 is all about Oz! Follow the yellow brick road down to the Julie Rogers Theatre to see the wonderful Technicolor masterpiece that is The Wizard of Oz! A first for Southeast Texas, our concert features a unique presentation. Maestro Chelsea Tipton II will … [Read more...] about We’re Off to See the Wizard!
The Symphony of Southeast Texas is pleased to announce our third Classic Series concert of the 67th season. Our performance led by Maestro Chelsea Tipton II on February 15, 2020 is all about romance! Capture the spirit with this concert of Romantic classics. Toast to the spirit of Brahms’ Academic Festive Overture, an overture written to honor his honorary doctorate degree. A combination of four … [Read more...] about The Romantic Spirit of Music
The Symphony of Southeast Texas is thrilled to announce the results of the 2020 Concerto Competition. The first-place winner is pianist Seth Weeks of Nederland. He won the prize of $750 and the honor of playing his competition piece, Concerto in D by Franz Joseph Haydn, at the Youth Education Concert on April 15, 2020. The second-place winner is Michael Hung of Beaumont. He won the prize of $500 … [Read more...] about Seth Weeks of Nederland wins Concerto Competition
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Symphony of Southeast Texas regrets to announce the cancellation of the Memorial concert for violinist Yu Gu on January 26, 2020. Maestro Chelsea Tipton II will have a tribute to Mr. Gu before the Faure Requiem piece at our Classic Series III concert, February 15, 2020 at the Julie Rogers Theatre. You may contact the SOST office if you have any … [Read more...] about Cancellation of Memorial Concert
The Symphony of Southeast Texas is pleased to once again team up with Motiva Enterprises to present our second annual “The Sounds of Christmas” in Port Arthur on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm. Under the direction of Maestro Chelsea Tipton, this concert will take place at the Woodrow Wilson Early College High School and is free to the public thanks to a generous grant from Motiva. This … [Read more...] about Motiva and SOST presents “The Sounds of Christmas”