The San Angelo Symphony

Welcome to the San Angelo Symphony’s 73rd season of live music – a year that will offer fresh perspectives and new ways of presenting orchestral music!

Education & Community Initiatives

The San Angelo Symphony Education Department seeks to encourage the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of music while promoting active participation through education of all adults, children and students in West Texas.

Special Events

Tailored experiences that are always a good time!

Upcoming Shows


Saturday, October 7, 2023
The Murphey Performance Hall
7:00 PM

Featuring Sofía Ros, accordion

Celebrate the San Angelo Symphony’s opening concert of the 2023-2024 season with a fiesta that you won’t soon forget! Originally titled, Rumba, Gershwin’s Cuban Overture will deliver Caribbean rhythms and Cuban native percussion, with a wide range of instrumental technique. Not to be outdone, guest artist, Sofía Ros, performs the Argentine master of Tango Nuevo, Astor Piazzolla’s Concert for Bandoneon. This concert is sure to have you dancing in the aisles!


Saturday, November 4, 2023
The Murphey Performance Hall
7:00 PM

Special guest, Sorantin Winner Mikhail Berestnev, piano
Featuring Concertmaster Fagner Rocha, violin, Emilee Hall-Rocha, violin, John Irish, trumpet, and Janelle Ott, bassoon

Winner of the 2012 Eric Sorantin Young Artists Competition, Mikhail Berestnev returns to San Angelo for a night of orchestral greats including Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concert No. 1. Spotlighting a few of our local outstanding orchestra members, Fagner Rocha, Emilee Hall-Rocha, John Irish, and Janelle Ott, will take the stage and perform pieces by Bach, Mozart and Haydn. Don’t miss this electrifying evening of classical music by your very own San Angelo Symphony musicians!



Saturday, December 2, 2023
The Murphey Performance Hall
7:00 PM

The Symphony Chorus, directed by Dr. Eric Posada, featuring choir members from Angelo State University, Central High School, Cornerstone Christian School, Lake View High School, and the San Angelo Chorus

Gather family and friends in the Murphey Performance Hall for a sparkling concert filled with the merriest sounds of the season! Featuring the San Angelo Symphony Chorus, members from the Angelo State University, Central High School, Cornerstone Christian School, Lake View High School Choirs and the San Angelo Chorus, perform alongside your symphony orchestra. Make this heartwarming performance a holiday tradition!

Concert Sponsors: Mr. Dale & Mrs. Ellen McDonald
Guest Artist Sponsors: Mr. David & Mrs. Judith Hirschfeld


Saturday, January 27, 2024
The Murphey Performance Hall
7:00 PM

Featuring Frank Vignola, guitar, Vinny Raniolo, guitar, Gary Mazzaroppi, bass Special narration by Rick Mantooth

The San Angelo Symphony takes the stage for an exciting night of Gershwin, Rossini and Britten along with the famed Vignola Trio. Starting the night with the suite from the folk tale of Porgy and Bess, audience goers will be dazzled by the dramatic action from this popular piece followed by the cheerful earful of exuberant jazz created by the Vignola Trio. Rounding out the night, San Angelo’s own, Rick Mantooth, will narrate Britten’s Young People’s Guide to the Orchestra showing off the incredible capacities of the various sections of the orchestra.

Concert Sponsors: Mr. Richard & Mrs. Betty Mayer


First Financial Family Pops Concert

Saturday, March 23, 2024
Angelo State University Junell Center
7:30 PM

Prepare for a dazzling spectacle of sight and sound the only Cirque de la Symphonie knows how to bring! Join in on the fun as the world’s greatest flyers, acrobats, dancers, contortionists, and jugglers showcase their own jaw-dropping feats while your San Angelo Symphony Orchestra performs breathtaking music right before your eyes. A one-of-a kind night of live orchestra music – perfect for the whole family!

Concert Sponsor:

Guest Artists Sponsors: Mr. Lee & Mrs. Candyce Pfluger


The mission of the San Angelo Symphony Society is to inspire, engage and educate diverse audiences through the experience of the highest quality orchestral music.

Education & Community

The San Angelo Symphony has always been a pillar in the San Angelo community. As the symphony continues to evolve, they want to create programs that will help shape the future of our town. These programs are aimed at reaching out to all different age groups and are designed with the intention of cultivating lifelong music lovers in every person who attends.


Life is better with music! Your contributions make it possible for the San Angelo Symphony to grow our cultural footprint through the highest quality of orchestral music, as well as our inspiring and engaging educational and community initiatives. Give today and make this art form accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds in our region – this season, and beyond.

Special Events

Enjoy great company, extraordinary food, and fun new experiences. The San Angelo Symphony offers a variety of special events throughout the season all meant to celebrate and support our artistic, educational and community engagement initiative.