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
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We are "off to see the Wizard" in this unique Wizard of Oz experience presented as part of our Pops series. Come see the SOST in concert, unlike any show you have ever seen before. Watch the story of The Wizard of Oz being projected in high definition with the music sound track extracted from the film! Meanwhile, the orchestra and I will provide the accompaniment for Dorothy, the … [Read more...] about Maestro’s Notes: We’re off to See the Wizard
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