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St. Patrick's Day Gala Benefits

Virginia Symphony Orchestra

jazz it up gala

Tickets are $175 each and include a cocktail reception, a four course seated dinner with paired wines, and a live auction. Enjoy live music before, during and after dinner. The evening will feature some of your favorite Irish tunes performed by our honored guest, VSO Resident Conductor Benjamin Rous, and VSO and student musicans.


EVENT PHOTOS ( professional photos from the 2017 gala on Flickr)

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A number of special local events feature the Virginia Symphony Orchestra - including performances at the Williamsburg Library, an annual outdoor concert held at the Matoaka Ampitheatre on the campus of the College of William and Mary, special VSO Unplugged concerts held at the Williamsburg Winery, and free concerts at the Williamsburg Regional Library.


Matoaka concert

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra holds a a free outdoor concert at the College of William & Mary's Lake Matoaka Ampitheater each September.




Upcm2017-2018 Concert Season Events

A number of fun events are being planned for the 2017-18 season!


Art and Music at the Muscarelle Museum of Art

Tues., February 13

Don't miss the Valentine Social on February 13! Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres, wine, and music by principal cellist Mike Daniels. Visit with friends and view the just opened exhibits at the Muscarelle Museum of Art - In the Light of Caravaggio: Dutch and Flemish Paintings" and "Women of Vision". The Social is Tuesday, February 13 at the Muscarelle Museum of Art from 5:30 until 7:30. Cost is $35 - Make check payable to VSSGW and mail to Sarah Ortego at 4709 Yarrow Court, Williamsburg, VA 23188.


Stay tuned for updates on more upcoming seasonal socials, pre-concert dinner events featuring live music from VSO musicians, and our annual benefit gala!



Free Williamsburg Regional Library Concerts

Join us at the Williamsburg Regional Library located at 515 Scotland Street for music by various VSO musical artists throughout the year. Concerts are free - no ticket required.

Patriotic Fanfare

Family musical celebration honoring our veterans featuring brass instruments. Audience is encouraged to stay for an "instrument petting zoo" after the performance.

November 11, 2017 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.


"For the Love of Music" - Woodwind Quintet

February 15, 2018 | 7:30-8:30 p.m.


"Celebrations" - Brass Ensemble

May 23, 2018 - 7:30-8:30 p.m.




2017 Annual Gala Sponsors

A STANDING OVATION to the generous individuals and corporate sponsors who supported the 2017 Gala.

Thank you for supporing the arts in our community!!

Mari Ann & Charlie Banks










Dr. Lester Dubnick, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Season of Williamsburg





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