2017 celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Summer Music Institute, the Symphony’s dynamic summer music training program. With its 20th anniversary, the program welcomed a new name. No longer called “The Workshops,” this broad-based summer training program is now referred to as “The Institute.”
See Statistics for 2017
Creative Spark Painting Winner is Announced
Mary Vanderheiden of Scottsdale, Arizona has been announced as the winner of the painting “Color After Fire”, donated by local artist Will Caldwell. Caldwell, the featured artist for the Symphony’s imagery in 2017, donated the painting for the Symphony’s 2017 season initiative Share your Creative Spark.
Relive the Riveting Pre-Concert Insight to the 2017 Concerts
Located at the north end of the lawn next to the Paver Bar, these chats offer a brief, insightful, entertaining introduction to the concert with easy access to your seats just in time for the downbeat.
Watch 2017 Lawn Chats
Share Your Creative Spark
Find out what inspires this year’s performers, see behind-the-scenes content from the 2017 season and witness the shared creative sparks by the community during the 2017 Orchestra Festival.