Student
Opportunities

partnering to make the WVSO
more accessible to you.


College & University Students

Attend WVSO Charleston Symphonic series concerts on a complimentary basis. Seating is honored on a first come first served basis for Saturday night concerts as available.
Student ID required. 

Participating Colleges/Universities:

  • BridgeValley
  • West Virginia State University
  • University of Charleston
  • WVU (includes
    Morgantown series)

Attending WVSO concerts through the College Partnership program introduced Jen to an experience that made her feel like she was a part of something bigger.


Student Musician cards


Enhance your musical studies. Watch the pros in action -- for free.

The WVSO offers free admission to Symphonic and Montclaire String Quartet series concerts based upon availability to students belonging to:

Seating is honored on a first come first served basis for Saturday night concerts as available for student and one accompanying adult. Student musician card required; please contact Betty King with any questions.

  • Kanawha County Schools String Program
  • West Virginia Youth Symphony
  • Tri-State Youth Symphony
  • Teays Valley Strings
  • Boone County Strings
  • New River Youth Symphony

Master classes

The WVSO offers masterclasses with world-renowned guest artists for highly-talented students studying music throughout West Virginia. Free and open to the public, all ages are encouraged to apply. If interested in being notified of future master classes, please email Shiva Shafii


Youth Orchestras

Taking lessons at school or privately can be rewarding, but playing in an ensemble can take your musical experience to a different level!