Our Mission: To enhance the quality of life in Southwest Washington by providing symphony music of the highest caliber in live performances and through music education in schools, concert halls and throughout the community.

News & Events


May 22-23, 2021
Classical Concert Featuring Award Winning Cellist Zuill Bailey and Scheduled Return of Maestro Brotons

Grammy Award winning cellist Zuill Bailey performs Haydn’s C Major Cello Concerto, regarded as one of the greatest concertos of the classical era. Joining us on May 22nd and 23rd, Bailey’s rare combination of celebrated artistry, technical wizardry and engaging personality has secured his place as one of the most sought after and active cellists of today. Also, the scheduled return of Maestro Salvador Brotons!

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The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Announces National Young Artist Concerto Competition

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra begins its 27th Annual Young Artist Concerto Competition with a National Call for Entries. Now in its 42nd season, the VSO has been a cornerstone of the Pacific Northwest's arts community providing world-class orchestra and chamber music performances, promoting young musicians, and opening doors to classical music for young audiences. Now for the first time, the competition is open to entries from all 50 states.

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VSO Musical Tribute to COVID-19 Victims Recognized by National NPR News Hour


January 19, 2021 - Article: "How communities across the country are honoring COVID victims" by Joshua Barajas describes the meaning and significance of recent VSO performance in midst of pandemic.

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Maestro Salvador Brotons Receives 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award


Our conductor, Maestro Brotons was honored by the Clark County Arts Commission with their 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award. We want to congratulate Maestro on this recognition and we are as proud as ever to have him leading the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.


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