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Parker Symphony Orchestra

Support orchestral music in Parker and the surrounding areas. We use donations to support school music programs, rent rehearsal space, purchase music, and pay for soloists. Donations also help offset costs of our holiday family concert from which all proceeds are donated to a local nonprofit.

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General Information

General
Official Name
South Suburban Community Orchestra​​​​​​​
DBA/Trade Name(s)
Parker Symphony Orchestra
Former Name(s)
N/A
Acronym
PSO
Date Established
1994
Offers Additional Colorado State Tax Credit
None
Tax ID
84-1277794
Addresses
Headquarters Address
PO Box 4572
Greenwood Village, CO 80155
Colorado Location
N/A
Mailing Address
N/A
Other Address
PO Box 4572
Greenwood Village, CO 80155
Phone/Fax
Main Phone Number
N/A
Fax Number
N/A
Other Phone Number
720-722-2776
Web/Email
Email
info@parkersymphony.org
Website
parkersymphony.org/
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Mission Statement

The mission of the PSO is to perform orchestral music that will educate, entertain, and inspire the people of Parker, Colorado and the surrounding communities.

Organization History

The Parker Symphony Orchestra is Parker's community orchestra, performing amazing classical music at the PACE Center. We were founded in 1994 as the South Suburban Community Orchestra, but with our first concert at the PACE Center in 2011, we officially became the Parker Symphony Orchestra.

Highlights from past seasons at PACE include collaborations with the Legend High School choir, holiday concerts with the Parker Chorale, children's concerts with the Young Voices of Colorado, a Veteran's Day concert featuring the Colorado Mormon Chorale, and numerous professional guest soloists.

As a Parker Arts presenting partner, we offer musical programs designed to encourage the people of Parker to explore classical music in new ways, including listening to new styles and unfamiliar composers. We hope to inspire people of all ages to pick up and play music themselves. We also give local musicians a venue to perform with other music-lovers and we give youth groups, such as Young Voices of Colorado, the opportunity to perform with a full orchestra.

In addition to performances, the Parker Symphony Orchestra has an active outreach program that is proud to help support local school music programs. There are also several groups within the organization that perform for senior communities throughout the year.

Testimonials

Great to have a symphony in Parker. Love the PACE Center as being their home too. 2/20/2020

Very good performance by the orchestra! It was both professional yet friendly! The conductor is great, has a good sensor of humor. I learned several things about women composers. Overall, great concert!!! 2/18/2020

Love coming to the symphony! The conductor is great! I really enjoy how he gives the history on the composer and the music! 2/18/2020

Fantastic! Very moving and beautiful performance by the orchestra and the guest pianist. Renee Knetsch is a genius at programming. 5/17/2018

Musicians are amazing Conductor Rene Knetsch is a gift from God 5/15/2018

I love the conductors commentary and I used to have season tickets to CO symphony when I lived in Denver. Parker is just as good. Don't ever miss a performance! 5/14/2018

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