September 14, 2018

25th Annual Young Artists Competition

Students vie for over $5,000 in scholarship money and chance to perform with VSO. Applications now being accepted through January 3, 2018 for entry into this exciting competition.
August 21, 2018

VSO Chamber Music Series Opening Concert September 9th Kicks Off 8th Season

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra launches its 8th season with The VSO Artist Showcase in the Historic Kiggins Theater in downtown Vancouver. This highly anticipated chamber music […]
July 9, 2018

2018 VSO Audition Announcement

June 4, 2018
Rachel Rencher

Rachel Rencher, Principal flute

Rachel Rencher is a freelance flutist in the Portland area. She is the principal flutist for The VSO, for which she has played since 1993.   […]
June 4, 2018
Garrett Jellesma

Garrett Jellesma, Principal bass

Now in his 13th season with The VSO, Garrett grew up in Milwaukie, Oregon where he was a violinist in the youth symphony.   His bass […]
June 4, 2018
Tracie Andrusko

Tracie Andrusko, Principal 2nd violin

Tracie began her music training at the age of 5, on both violin and piano, developing a love of music as she watched both her parents […]
April 17, 2018

The VSO’s 40th Anniversary Season Celebrates Virtuosity and Variety in 2018-2019

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 40th Anniversary Season Celebrates Virtuosity and Variety in 2018-2019 Salvador Brotons returns for his 28th season as Music Director and Conductor […]
April 3, 2018
Brian Gardiner, percussion

Dr. Brian Gardiner, Principal percussion

Dr. Brian Gardiner is a versatile percussionist, having performed throughout the U.S. and Canada with professional orchestras, rock bands, dance and choral groups, as well as […]
April 3, 2018
Dr. Angelika Furtwangler, viola

Dr. Angelika Furtwangler, Principal viola

Angelika holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin and has lived and worked in the Portland/Vancouver area for the last 10 […]