WV Symphony Orchestra
Capitol Conference Center Symphonic Series Presents:

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15 years of Excitement, Energy, and Excellence with Maestro Grant Cooper

May 7 at 8:00 pm | Charleston, WV – Clay Center
May 8 at 3:00 pm | Parkersburg, WV – Blennerhassett School

In honor of Maestro Grant Cooper’s 15th anniversary, the WVSO asked him to program the concert of his wildest dreams. What will it be? There’s only one way to find out.

Maestro Grant Cooper has been with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra (WVSO) since 2001, and on Saturday, May 7, 2016, he will be conducting his official final symphonic concert. He announced his retirement on September 19, 2015. The WVSO has grown tremendously under his artist leadership, and Maestro’s Fantasia will honor Maestro’s 15 years of excitement, energy, and excellence brought to the WVSO.

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For media and press inquiries:
Shiva Shafii, WVSO Guest Artist and eMarketing Manager
sshafii@wvsymphony.org | 304.957.9881


WVSO Announces 2016-2017 Season and Conductor Finalists

ALL SIBELIUSThe West Virginia Symphony Orchestra announces the 2016-2017 season and conductor finalists who will audition to become West Virginia’s next Maestro!

President Joe Tackett said of the process, “The search committee was overwhelmed with the response of applicants. We heard from conductors around the world who knew of the level of artistry the WVSO has obtained with Maestro Cooper. Next season will be an incredible experience and we want to get everyone’s opinion on the candidates!”

Be part of the search and help us find the missing piece! 6 finalists out of the 167 candidates in the world-wide search have been carefully selected to conduct each of the symphonic concerts in the 16-17 season and will be accompanied by a variety of renowned soloists.

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