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!
We are kicking off the second half of our season with some great masterpieces of the Romantic and American music periods concluding what has been an exciting year! Our third Classics Series concert will begin with a familiar epic work of Johannes Brahms, his Academic Festive Overture. When one uses the title “Overture,” you expect either an opera or symphony to follow. Brahms, actually wrote this … [Read more...] about Maestro’s Notes: The Romantic Spirit of Music
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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”
The Symphony of Southeast Texas proudly announces a Christmas concert, “Home for the Holidays,” on December 8, 2019 at 3pm. The Julie Rogers Theatre will come to life with all the sounds of the holidays. The SOST orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Chelsea Tipton II, will perform an hour-long program full of all your favorite holiday music. Our guest artist for the concert will be none … [Read more...] about SOST presents Home for the Holidays