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In the News

January 24, 2018
Jax Symphony announces second Daily’s Place concert

January 23, 2018
Spotted: 2018 Gala featuring Renée Fleming at The Jacksonville Symphony

January 19, 2018
Arts organizations help Jacksonville’s economy, panelists say

January 14, 2018
Arts Notes: Soprano Renee Fleming to perform at the Jacksonville Symphony’s 2018 Gala

January 11, 2018
Jacksonville Symphony reaches out to Beaches in effort to expand audience

December 31, 2017
Arts Notes: Jacksonville Symphony Chorus will hold auditions Saturday

December 19, 2017
Look ahead: Jax Symphony President talks season plans, progress

November 29, 2017
Courtney Lewis signs on for three more years with Jacksonville Symphony

November 11, 2017
Symphony review: Mechetti, chorus provide a return to the familiar

November 9, 2017
Return of the maestro: Mechetti to conduct symphony this weekend

November 5, 2017
Arts Notes: Symphony to ‘Lift Off!’ in first Family Concert

October 6, 2017
Watch ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ live in concert with the Jacksonville Symphony

September 30, 2017
Symphony review: Musical questions and answers in season opener

September 14, 2017
Filling the Seats: Jax Symphony readies for its new season

September 13, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony drops price for Saturday tickets

September 11, 2017
Violinist Charlie Siem will help the Jacksonville Symphony launch its season with ‘Fanfare!’

August 29, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony to perform at The Cloister

August 14, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony season features longer, more detailed lineup

August 7, 2017
Jacksonville Youth Symphony Orchestra welcomes new conductor

August 5, 2017
Deanna Tham takes over as principal conductor of the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras

August 3, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony in talks to begin partnership with Daily’s Place

July 19, 2017
JSYO’s new principal conductor talks training, being a woman in a male-dominated field

June 7, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras names new conductor

News Releases

January 18, 2018
Jacksonville Symphony Musicians Celebrate Diversity with Destiny Ministries and Island View Baptist Church

January 17, 2018
The Jacksonville Symphony Presents The Magic of the Movies

January 9, 2018
World-Renowned Soprano Renée Fleming to Make Jacksonville Debut at the Symphony Gala

December 21, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Spring Chorus Auditions Will Be Held on Saturday, January 6

December 21, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Brings Holiday Cheer to Mayo Clinic Patients, Families, Staff and Caregivers Nationwide

December 20, 2017
Symphony in 60 and “The Inextinguishable” Symphony

December 20, 2017
Ring in the New Year with the Jacksonville Symphony!

December 13, 2017
The Jacksonville Symphony Presents It’s a Wonderful Life in Concert

December 6, 2017
The Jacksonville Symphony’s First Coast Nutcracker Returns!

December 6, 2017
Handel’s Messiah: “The Greatest Story Ever Told…”

December 6, 2017
Celebrate Your Holidays with the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras!

November 29, 2017
Holiday Pops with the Jacksonville Symphony is Back!

November 21, 2017
Schoenberg, Mozart and Beethoven: Join the Symphony for a Concert of German Giants

November 15, 2017
The Jacksonville Symphony Presents Home Alone in Concert!

November 15, 2017
Symphony Welcomes New Vice President and General Manager

November 8, 2017
The Doo Wop Project Comes to Jacksonville!

November 8, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras Present Fall Concert

November 1, 2017
Fabio Returns for Fauré and Fantastique!

October 24, 2017
The Jacksonville Symphony: The City’s Orchestra

October 24, 2017
Lift Off! With The Jacksonville Symphony!

October 18, 2017
The Jacksonville Symphony’s Strings Will Perform at UNF’s Lazzara Performance Hall on October 27

October 18, 2017
Mighty 20-Ton Organ to Be Featured in October 29 Jacksonville Symphony Concert

October 11, 2017
Checkmate at Czechmate! Symphony in 60 Returns October 19; Masterworks and Coffee Concert on October 20 & 21

October 9, 2017
The Jacksonville Symphony Provides Bus From Harris Teeter To Friday Masterworks Concerts!

October 4, 2017
The Jacksonville Symphony Will Perform the National Anthem at Jaguars Game on October 15

October 4, 2017
The Jacksonville Symphony Presents Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in Concert

September 27, 2017
The Jacksonville Symphony Will Perform with the Texas Tenors on October 6 and 7

September 27, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Civic Orchestra to Perform First Concert on October 8

September 25, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Launches Search for New Concertmaster

September 20, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Performs First Masterworks Concert on September 29 and 30 with Pianist Jonathan Biss

September 14, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Chorus Auditions Moved to September 16

September 13, 2017
The Jacksonville Symphony Performs with Mambo Kings to Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 13, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony to Open Season Saturday, September 16

September 13, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Cancels Concert on Sea Island

September 7, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Offices to Close Due to Hurricane Irma

September 6, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Presents Fanfare! An Opening Night Celebration

September 5, 2017
Symphony at Daily’s Place to Premiere with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert

August 29, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras Name New Assistant Conductors

August 23, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Offers Student Ticket Discounts

August 15, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony to Present Classics at The Cloister September 17

August 10, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Single Tickets Go On Sale Monday, August 14

August 8, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras Host Auditions August 19

July 28, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras Announce Special Programs

July 27, 2017
Debbie Forsberg Named Chief Financial Officer of the Jacksonville Symphony

July 25, 2017
The Jacksonville Symphony Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month with the Mambo Kings

July 12, 2017
Auditions Begin August 25 for the Jacksonville Symphony’s First Coast Nutcracker Ballet

June 21, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras’ Philharmonic Invited to Participate in 2018 Los Angeles International Music Festival; First-Ever Tour for JSYO

June 12, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Names Deanna Tham as Assistant Conductor & Principal Conductor of the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras

May 1, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Poised for More Growth; Will Add New Assistant Conductor Position

April 10, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony to Perform at May Art Walk as Part of ImagINATURE Program

April 4, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Reaches 20 Year Milestone at Robert E. Jacoby Symphony Hall

March 21, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Chorus to Perform Special Program March 29

March 20, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras to Hold Spring Auditions Beginning May 30

March 20, 2017
Symphonic Night at the Movies Presents Warner Bros. Studio Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II

February 21, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony 2017-2018 Season Expands To 38 Weeks; Introduces Opening Night Fanfare; 2018 Gala Features Famed Soprano Renée Fleming

February 17, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Announces $50 Million Vision 2020 Campaign

January 18, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony to Present Second Annual Civic Orchestra January 27; Violins of Hope, Featuring Holocaust Restored Instruments on January 28

January 18, 2017
Jacksonville Symphony Announces Chorus Auditions

December 19, 2016
Jacksonville Symphony to Bring in New Year With the Music of Frank Sinatra

November 29, 2016
The Jacksonville Symphony to Present Violins of Hope Concert Saturday, January 28, 2017

October 26, 2016
Tickets for Jacksonville Symphony Gala Featuring Lang Lang Available for Sale November 1

October 20, 2016
Jacksonville Symphony Civic Orchestra Plans for Second Year Performance

October 17, 2016
Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras Partners With Wehner School of the Arts for Clay County Site

October 14, 2016
Jacksonville Symphony Adds Six to Administrative Staff

September 20, 2016
Jacksonville Symphony Adds Four New Musicians to Orchestra as Contract Players

September 20, 2016
Jacksonville Symphony and Music Director Courtney Lewis Open New Florida Blue Masterworks Series on Friday, September 30

July 19, 2016
Jacksonville Symphony Expands Uptempo Program for Young Professionals

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