CCSO CONCERT PREVIEW: FEBRUARY 6, 2021

Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto #3 Kicks Off the Season! February 6 at 2:00 PM & 7:30 PMPerforming Arts Center at Texas A&M Corpus Christi.Learn More and Get Tickets Contributed by: Mark Francis Bach sought to provide him with examples of his work, possibly leading to a commission or employment. These concertos are a type of concerto called a concerto […]

The Harpsichord and The 3B’s

In preparation for the February 6, 2021 concert, The 3 Bs, join Hector Guzman, conductor of the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra, to learn about the harpsichord. This pre-piano instrument has a unique sound you won’t want to miss in-person in 2021!

Reliving a Season: 1966-1967

Contributed By: Michelle Kish Today we look back on the 1966-1967 season of the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra, a season of lyricists, opera and cutting-edge youth performances. The season ran from October 24, 1966 to April 3, 1967, consisting of seven regular performances and two Young People’s concerts. The CCSO’s 22nd season was led by Conductor […]

The Hero’s Journey

In this video premier, join trumpeter Mary Thornton as she takes you through the wide range of emotions the trumpet can portray; from the entry of a hero to the gentle beauty of “Over the Rainbow.” Watch this new video to find out why Mary says, “when the trumpet plays, that’s when the excitement happens.”

Did You Know: CCSO’s Beginning, Part 2

Contributed By: Sandra Messbarger With a $6,500 budget for the first season, the first concert of the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra was under the baton of C. Burdett Wolfe. The first concert represented the realization of a dream cherished by local music lovers for several years, even at its present stage, it was the farthest […]

The Key of Love

In this video premier, join Dr. David Sutanto, piano professor at Del Mar College and principal pianist for the CCSO, as he discusses the basics of really getting to know classical music. David takes us on a in-depth look into Für Elise by Ludwig van Beethoven, highlighting some hidden gems within this piece written in “The Key of […]