The Butler County Symphony Association provides a quality orchestra within a community framework, generating pride among Butler County residents while enriching their cultural lives.
The six concerts per season showcase music chosen from all periods with seasonal favorites at the holiday concert. Each concert features a vocal or instrumental solo performance.
The Association is governed by an all volunteer board of directors. Officers are:
- President: Patricia Stagno
- Vice President: Sue Morrow
- Secretary: Cathy Bronder
- Treasurer: Chuck Davey
The Association employs one full time administrative employee, and a librarian for the duration of the season.
- Association Executive: David Cosgrove
- Librarian: Jerry Koziorynsky
In addition to overseeing the orchestra in providing quality music choices from all periods, the Association brings educational programs to school students, has an annual Young Artist Competition, and recognizes special students active in their school music programs. The Association also provides an outlet with the orchestra for solo performances of many local talented musicians, in addition to allowing gifted students to rehearse and gain experience playing with professionals.
The Butler County Symphony Association is a member of the League of American Orchestras. The league issues a periodic publication which is available online and contains pertinent articles plus enhanced features such as audio, video, and commenting ability. To view a copy, go to Symphony.org.