OMAHA, Neb., October 13, 2015- The music of the “kings” (and queens!) of rock ‘n’roll piano will open the Omaha Symphony Rocks series with Keyboard Kings, Saturday, October 24, 7:30 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., October 13, 2015- Musicians from the Omaha Symphony will pair up with University of Nebraska at Omaha orchestra students for the first time in the symphony’s 95-year history on Saturday, October 17, as part of the symphony’s Music Mentors education outreach program.
OMAHA, Neb., September 22, 2015- Three-time Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year Clint Holmes joins the Omaha Symphony for a tribute to the music of Ol’ Blue Eyes in The Best of Sinatra with Clint Holmes, Saturday, October 3, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, October 4, 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
The Omaha Symphony Conducting Fellowship is a new initiative developed for emerging conductors. A two-year appointment, the fellowship is designed to provide training and conducting opportunities for talented conductors with the Omaha Symphony. Enrico Lopez-Yañez was recently appointed the Conducting Fellow of the Omaha Symphony after completing his M.M. in Orchestral Conducting at the University of Maryland with Professor James Ross.
Close to 69,000 people attended symphony programs during the 2014-15 season, including the largest number of paying attendees (59,450) since the orchestra starting playing at the Holland Performing Arts Center a decade ago. Average attendance per concert was 1,369 — another record.