Symphony Home Concerts

Schonbrunn PalaceIn 1762, at the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Mozart played for Empress Maria Theresia and her family and friends. The Longview Symphony continues this tradition each year with a series of intimate concerts in private homes for the family and friends of the arts in Longview and if you love the arts, then you are our family and friends and are invited to attend. A variety of wines and light appetizers will be served. The cost is $75 per person. The attire is a variety from business casual all the way up to cocktail attire.

2015-16 Home Concerts

(Space is limited at each concert)

Thursday, Sept 24, 2015

7:00 PM Light appetizers and wine, 7:30 PM Concert

The Home

This concert's home is a delightfully charming, modern twist on a classic French villa with archways, timber vaulted ceilings, hickory floors and a beautiful lanai. For more information, please call the Symphony office at (903) 236-9739.

The Musicians

Flute: Jessica Ogilvie earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance from the University of Texas at Tyler and a Master of Music Performance from the University of North Texas. She teaches part-time at Tyler Junior College and has also taught at The University of Texas at Tyler and Kilgore College.

Piano: Joshua Allen has been playing piano since age 6 and is a versatile pianist, accompanist, and vocalist. Recently, he has appeared as collaborative pianist for the East Texas Chamber Ensemble and has accompanied for local church choirs and solo vocalists.

Violin: Meghan Carnes recently moved to Texas from South Carolina. She grew up playing violin in Charlotte, North Carolina and she played in various string ensembles in Anderson, South Carolina while attending Anderson University. Meghan is currently teaching mathematics at the University of Texas at Tyler and LeTourneau University.

If you would like to know more about these intimate concerts or host one in your home, please call the Symphony office at 903-236-9739.