About the LSO

Since 1968, the Longview Symphony has provided live orchestral performances of classical music to audiences in Longview, TX.

Starting as an amateur group with a few conservatory-trained musicians volunteering their time, today the orchestra is composed entirely of professional musicians from Longview, the greater East Texas area, Shreveport and the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Fourteen members are on staff at area universities and colleges, others are music educators in primary and secondary schools and many teach lessons privately. Dr. Isidor Saslav, the concertmaster from 1999-2012, served as concertmaster under the batons of Pablo Casals, Aaron Copland and Sir Neville Marriner…

Our Conductor

Gregory Grabowski

Gregory Grabowski, acclaimed for his engaging, nuanced, and genuine performances, has served as the Director of Orchestral Activities at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) since 2019.

Our Administration

Niki Groce

Executive Director

Pilar McLemore

Educational Outreach Coordinator


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