MEET THE 2020 HOOSIER STAR CELEBRITY JUDGES

La Porte, IN – The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra (LCSO) will perform in the sprawling meadows at Friendship Botanic Gardens (FBG) for an enchanting evening for families and adults on Sunday, August 23 from 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM. The LSCO, now in its 48th season, is a pillar of the performing arts in the area serving audiences […]

GRAMMY AWARD-NOMINATED CONDUCTOR RETURNS FOR HOOSIER STAR

La Porte, IN – Alastair Willis, Music Director of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, will be returning to the podium to lead an ensemble of musicians from the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra in the 15th annual Hoosier Star. For the first time the event will be held virtually on Saturday, September 12 at 7:00 PM CDT. Having recently signed […]

2020 HOOSIER STAR FINALISTS ANNOUNCED, EVENT GOES VIRTUAL FOR FIRST TIME

La Porte, IN – The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce the finalists for the 2020 Hoosier Star! They are: YOUTH DIVISION – AGE 17 AND UNDER ADULT DIVISION – AGE 18 AND OVER These individuals will compete, in their respective divisions, for the title of HOOSIER STAR, which takes place Saturday, September 12, 7:00 […]

LA PORTE COUNTY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES ELECTION OF NEW BOARD MEMBERS

La Porte, IN – The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra has elected seven individuals to join the Board of Directors beginning August 1. They are: These new Board members will attend the July Board meeting as an introduction and officially begin their capacities on August 1. Each has been selected for a three-year term. “I am excited and […]

LA PORTE COUNTY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BIDS A FOND FAREWELL TO SEVEN OUTGOING BOARD MEMBERS

La Porte, IN – The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra’s fiscal year ends on July 31, 2020. With that, they will be bidding farewell to the following seven members of their Board of Directors. LCSO Executive Director, Tim King, stated: “It has been a privilege to work with these seven wonderful individuals. Each one brought an incredible […]

LCSO LAUNCHES INSTRUMENT DRIVE

La Porte, IN – The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra will be holding an INSTRUMENT DRIVE beginning on Monday, March 9, and culminating with the April 25 concert at the Civic Auditorium. The LCSO will partner with Drew’s Gift of Music, a non-profit organization based in Plymouth, IN that collects used instruments and restores them in order to loan them to deserving music students who […]

LCSO CELEBRATES BEETHOVEN’S 250th BIRTHDAY

La Porte, IN – The La Porte Symphony Orchestra continues its 47th season on March 15 with a celebration of Beethoven’s 250th Birthday. Under the direction of the LCSO’s 5th Music Director Candidate, Wilbur Lin, the Orchestra will perform: Mendelssohn’s “Hebrides” Overture Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. The concert will be performed at the Holdcraft Performing Arts […]