Virginia Symphony Orchestra Board Members

Officers

Mike McClellan

Chair
Norfolk

William Van Buren, III

Vice Chair
Norfolk

Pat McDermott

Chair Emeritus
Newport News

Becky Sawyer

Treasurer
Norfolk

Susan Goode

Secretary
Norfolk

Directors

Ray Breeden

Virginia Beach

Kate Broderick

Norfolk

Minette Cooper

Norfolk

Nancy Creech

Virginia Beach

William B. Downey

Newport News

Tim Faulkner

Virginia Beach

Barry Fletcher

Newport News

Leslie Friedman

Norfolk

Renée Howard

Norfolk

Howard Kern

Virginia Beach

Robert Petterson

Williamsburg

Carolyn Pittman

Yorktown

Asa Shield

Norfolk

Brenda Snow

Williamsburg

James K. Spore

Norfolk

Vanessa Sutherland

Norfolk

Rony Thomas

Virginia Beach

Don Winchester

Norfolk

Ex-Officio
Members

Karen Philion

President & CEO

JoAnn Falletta

Music Director

Tanner Antonetti

Musician Representative

Tom Reel

Musician Representative

Sarah Ortego

VSS President
Williamsburg

Tom Meurer

VSO League President
Norfolk

Halloween Spooktacular • 10/19

Halloween Spooktacular • 10/19

Saturday, October, 19, 2019 | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach | 3PM Celebrate with friends at Hampton Roads' original and best-ever ghoulish afternoon of monstrous fun for kids and grown-ups!  Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and join...

Brahms + Pulitzer Prize Winning Composer • 10/24-10/27

Brahms + Pulitzer Prize Winning Composer • 10/24-10/27

Thursday, October 24, 2019 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 7:30PMSaturday, October 26, 2019 | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | 8PMSunday, October 27, 2019 | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach | 2:30PM Michael Tilson Thomas calls conductor...

Sensory Friendly Concert • 11/2

Sensory Friendly Concert • 11/2

Saturday, November 2, 2019 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 3PM Join the Virginia Symphony Orchestra for a special sensory-friendly concert for music lovers of all ages. This inclusive, orchestral performance is open to everyone, but has been specially...

Music of Neil Diamond • 11/7 – 11/9

Music of Neil Diamond • 11/7 – 11/9

Thursday, November 7, 2019  |  Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 7:30PMSaturday, November 9, 2019 | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | 8PM One of the best-selling singer/songwriters of all time, Neil Diamond, gave us unforgettable Top Ten hits like “Cracklin’ Rosie,”...