A Wedding at the Symphony!

A Wedding at the Symphony!

Our February 29th performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream was the perfect setting for the wedding of a lifetime! New West Symphony’s Box Office Manager and his fiancé had a 3-minute wedding ceremony on stage in front of the...

Music Shelf Showcase: Anne Akiko Meyers

In February of 2017, one of our dear friends and favorite guest artists, Anne Akiko Meyers, joined the New West Symphony for Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. It was guest conducted by Joshua Gersen, former Assistant Conductor of the New York Philharmonic, who also...
Beethoven’s 5th in virtual reality

Beethoven’s 5th in virtual reality

Today is National Video Game Day, a perfect day to share how video game tech is transforming performing arts.   You may have heard of Virtual Reality, which immerses you in a video experience. Now, all you need to experience an orchestra up close is a smartphone, an...
Composer exploration: July birthdays

Composer exploration: July birthdays

There are 365 days in a year, and many, many more composers who’ve gone before us. That means there’s always a composer birthday to celebrate, and there’s always interesting music and stories to discover. Here are 3 noteworthy composers with July...