Archive for the ‘Press Release’ Category

News Release: Wichita Symphony Announces Full Classics Season, Subscriptions for Sale

April 15th, 2014

Contact: Arleigh Aldrich Marketing and Public Relations Manager aaldrich@wso.org 316.267.5259 April 15, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Wichita, KS) The Wichita Symphony Orchestra announces its eight-concert, 2014-2015 Classics subscription series. Full eight- and half four-concert subscriptions are available for sale by calling the Symphony box office at (316) 267-7658. Unless otherwise noted, all concerts are conducted …

News Release: Wichita Symphony Announces Appointment of New Chorus Director

April 7th, 2014

Contact: Anne Marie Brown Operations Manager ambrown@wso.org 316.267.5259 April 7, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Wichita, KS) The Wichita Symphony Society announces that Michael Hanawalt has been appointed Director of the Wichita Symphony Orchestra Chorus. He will succeed Cecil J. Riney who retires from the position after twenty-one years of service following the April 5 and …

News Release – Park University Cellist Wins 2014 Naftzger Young Artist Auditions

April 3rd, 2014

Contact: Anne Marie Brown Operations Manager ambrown@wso.org 316.267.5259 March 24, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cellist Mansur Kadirov, an undergraduate student at Park University and student of Daniel Veis, has won the overall first prize of $5,000 in the 2014 Naftzger Young Artists Auditions held March 21 and 22, on the campus of Wichita State University, …

News Release: Tallgrass Film Association and Wichita Symphony Orchestra collaborate to screen “Following the Ninth.”

February 19th, 2014

  Contact: Arleigh Aldrich Marketing and Public Relations Manager aaldrich@wso.org 316.267.5259February 19, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Thrilling. Smartly assembled and gracefully paced.” – The New York Times “Rarest of films; A documentary as ineffable and transformative in its reach as it sets out to be.” – Village Voice (Wichita, KS) The Tallgrass Film Association and …

Wichita Symphony Urges Wichita Community to Prepare for Musical Onslaught in October.

September 12th, 2013

Contact: Arleigh Aldrich Marketing and Public Relations Manager aaldrich@wso.org 316.267.5259 September 12, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Wichita, KS) The Wichita Symphony Orchestra has set in motion plans to perform two pieces of music that could cause abnormal behavior in concertgoers. On October 12 and 13, the WSO performs Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, followed by Béla Bartók’s …

News Release: Wichita Symphony Announces Auditions for 2013-2014 Season

May 23rd, 2013

WICHITA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUDITION INFORMATION 2013-2014 Season August 22-26, 2013 POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Permanent                      English Horn/3rd Oboe Fourth Horn Section Percussion Section Violin One Year Principal Flute (may be extended) Principal Trombone (may be extended) Section Percussion Section Violin ORCHESTRA: The Wichita Symphony primarily serves Wichita and south-central Kansas.  The 2013-2014 season is the fourth for Music …

News Release: Debit, credit cards now accepted at Century II parking lot: City of Wichita

April 17th, 2013

Contact: Arleigh Aldrich Marketing and Public Relations Manager aaldrich@wso.org 316.267.5259 April 17, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE City officials announced a new three-month parking test project that will make it even easier to park downtown. Starting today, visitors who park in the lot east of Century II Expo Hall and south of the Central Library will …

News Release: Symphony Launches Subscription Drive with Chocolate

April 1st, 2013

Contact: Arleigh Aldrich Marketing and Public Relations Manager aaldrich@wso.org 316.267.5259 March 27, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Wichita Symphony begins its public subscription drive for the 2013-2014 concert season on the weekend of April 6 and 7 at the eighth and final Classics concerts of the current symphony season. What better incentive to subscribe is …

News Release: Wichita Symphony Announces 2013 – 2014 Classics Season

April 1st, 2013

Contact: Arleigh Aldrich Marketing and Public Relations Manager aaldrich@wso.org 316.267.5259 March 27, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Insiders at the Wichita Symphony, including current subscribers and Facebook friends, have been learning about the Symphony’s plans for its 2013 – 2014 Classics season over the past few weeks. Today, the Symphony revealed its season to the general …

News Release: Evgeny Zvonnikov Appointed Associate Concertmaster of the Wichita Symphony

March 13th, 2013

March 13, 2013 The Wichita Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce that Evgeny Zvonnikov has been named the new Associate Concertmaster for the Symphony following competitive auditions.  Zvonnikov will replace Nancy Luttrell, who announced during the 2011-2012 season that she would step down from the position when a replacement could be identified.  Luttrell remains a …