Symphony Orchestra

The Davidson College Symphony Orchestra is On Fire! for the 2014-15 season. Under the direction of Associate Professor Tara Villa Keith, the orchestra will surely kindle your musical passion. In their sixth season of Concerts for a Cause, the DCSO accepts donations at the door for various charitable organizations. One hundred percent of the donations are given to charities after each main concert. All performances are free and open to the public, unless noted otherwise with a link to ticket information. Visit our website for a listing of past performances.

Please visit this page in August 2015 for 2015-16 Symphony Orchestra events.


Concert on the Green

Many soaked up the warmth of a late summer evening as they enjoyed music by talented students in the Davidson College Symphony and Jazz Ensemble on the Town Green. Concert-goers brought blankets and packed picnics while they mingled with members of the Davidson community and relaxed during this entertaining annual event.

DCSO: Pyromania

Irresistible rhythmic impulses started orchestral fires for the pleasure of having performed Stravinsky, Holst, Wagner and Hayden.

DCSO: Ablaze

Sparks flew as the winners of the 2014 Concerto Competition light up the Hall.

Davidson Holiday Gala

The Davidson College Choirs, Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble and friends rang in the holiday season with the second annual Holiday Gala! One of the most popular concert events of the season, the Holiday Gala is a fast-paced and family friendly event involving dance, theatre and traditional & new musical favorites. Featuring Dance Davidson, Davidson Community Players, Young Voices of the Carolinas and the talent of Davidson student ensembles, the Holiday Gala was just the thing to get you and your family into the holiday spirit.

Fiddler on the Roof

"Traditions, traditions. Without our traditions, our lives would be as shaky a fiddler on the roof!" Many shared in our tradition as the Music and Theatre Departments united for a spectacular production joining Tevye and his family in this Tony award-winning musical classic.

Flame & Glory

Artist Associate William Fried tended the embers with a glowing piano performance of de Falla's "Nights in the Gardens of Spain."