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West Virginia Symphony Orchestra


Nov 14, 1939

The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra gave its first concert as the Charleston Civic Orchestra

1942

Antonia Modarelli became director of the Charleston Civic Orchestra

Other events that happened on or around 1942

1950

Helen Thompson became the Charleston Symphony Orchestra's first full-time executive secretary

Other events that happened on or around 1950

1954

Geoffrey Hobday began leading the Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Other events that happened on or around 1954

1963

Geoffrey Hobday left the Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Other events that happened on or around 1963

1964

Charles Gabor became conductor of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Other events that happened on or around 1964

1965

Charles Schiff became conductor of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Other events that happened on or around 1965

1977

Donald Dishinger became conductor of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Other events that happened on or around 1977

1980

Sidney Rothstein was appointed conductor of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Other events that happened on or around 1980

1984

Thomas Conlin became conductor of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Other events that happened on or around 1984

1989

The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra celebrated 50 years

Other events that happened on or around 1989

1998

The name was changed from the Charleston Symphony Orchestra to the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Other events that happened on or around 1998

2001

Grant Cooper became conductor of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Other events that happened on or around 2001

May 30, 2017

Lawrence Loh was named the West Virginia Symphony's new artistic director


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