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

Symphony Under the Stars • 8/29 – 9/1

Thursday, August 29, 2019 | Lake Matoaka Amphitheater, Williamsburg | 7PMSaturday, August 31, 2019 | Yorktown Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown | 7:30PMSunday, September 1, 2019 | Chesapeake City Park, Chesapeake | 7:30PM Grab your picnic baskets and lawn chairs and settle...

Symphony by the Sea • 9/5

Thursday, September 5, 2019 | 31st Street Park, Virginia Beach | 7:30PM Neptune Festival's Symphony by the Sea Concert Series, presented by The Breeden Company, is back for its 9th year, and is better than ever! Located in 31st Street Park at the Virginia Beach...

CommUNITY Play-In & Sing-Along • 9/8

Sunday, September 8, 2019 | Scope Arena, Norfolk | 4:30PM Join the VSO in a celebration of brotherhood, unity, and peace in remembrance of 9-11. Created in 2017 in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, this annual event embraces our community’s cultural...

Rachmaninoff and Ravel • 9/13-9/15

Friday, September 13, 2019 | Ferguson Center For the Arts, Newport News | 8PMSaturday, September 14, 2019 | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | 8PMSunday, September 15, 2019 | Sandler Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach | 2:30PM To launch her final season as Music Director,...