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Palm Beach Symphony Renews Leadership Ahead of 50th Anniversary Photo Palm Beach Symphony Renews Leadership Ahead of 50th Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2023

The Board of Directors of Palm Beach Symphony has awarded five-year contract renewals to CEO David McClymont and Music Director Gerard Schwarz in recognition of their achievements in elevating the Symphony to one of national stature and in preparation for the non-profit orchestra’s 50th Anniversary Season this fall.

Palm Beach Symphony Names Paul Destito Instrumental Music Teacher of the Year Photo Palm Beach Symphony Names Paul Destito Instrumental Music Teacher of the Year
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 21, 2023

Paul Destito, Assistant Band Director at Bak Middle School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, has been named the Palm Beach Symphony Instrumental Music Teacher of the Year.

Palm Beach Symphony Announces SOUNDS OF THE SEASON Broadcasts Photo Palm Beach Symphony Announces SOUNDS OF THE SEASON Broadcasts
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 22, 2022

In what has become a cherished part of the holiday season, CBS 12 News will air “Sounds of the Season” with Maestro Gerard Schwarz leading the Palm Beach Symphony in a joyous program of holiday favorites from Broadway, classical music and popular carols.

Celebrated Pianist Garrick Ohlsson Joins Palm Beach Symphony This December  Photo Celebrated Pianist Garrick Ohlsson Joins Palm Beach Symphony This December 
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2022

Garrick Ohlsson joins Maestro Gerard Schwarz and the Palm Beach Symphony on Thursday, December 1 at 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.

Palm Beach Symphony Opens Season With Sarah Chang, November 6 Photo Palm Beach Symphony Opens Season With Sarah Chang, November 6
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 12, 2022

Already heralded by the media as one of the orchestral music events of the season, celebrated violinist Sarah Chang joins Maestro Gerard Schwarz to open Palm Beach Symphony's 49th Season on Sunday, November 6 at 3 p.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.

Palm Beach Symphony And Jon Secada Premiere THE ADVENTURES OF PETER AND THE WOLF Photo Palm Beach Symphony And Jon Secada Premiere THE ADVENTURES OF PETER AND THE WOLF
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2022

Maestro Gerard Schwarz and narrator Jon Secada embark upon a newly crafted reimagining of Sergei Prokofiev's musical masterpiece when Palm Beach Symphony premieres “The Adventures of Peter and the Wolf” as part of the Dale A. McNulty Children's Concert Series on Sunday, October 16 at 3 p.m. at the Eissey Campus Theater on the Palm Beach State College campus. 

Palm Beach Symphony To Televise Family Concerts On PBS Photo Palm Beach Symphony To Televise Family Concerts On PBS
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2022

South Florida PBS will be the first in the nation to televise Palm Beach Symphony's production of “Eudora's Fable: The Shoe Bird,” an adaptation of Pulitzer Prize winner Eudora Welty's only children's book, “The Shoe Bird.” The concert will be broadcast Sunday, September 11 at 3 p.m. on WPBT and 7 p.m. on WXEL in Palm Beach County.