Maestro Hector Guzman, conductor and featured soloist on May 8, 2021

In this month’s video, join Hector Guzman, music director of the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra, as he explains the pipe organ. This gigantic and fascinating instrument has origins that date back to the 3rd Century BC. Hector takes you through the ins and outs of this amazing instrument just in time for the CCSO’s Pipe Organ […]

Meet The Musicians: Rachid Bernal, featured pianist on April 10, 2021

Rachid has been performing since an early age in many countries includingMexico, Canada, Spain, Austria as well as the United States. He has earnedmultiple competition awards, the most recent being First Prize of the IX Edition at the “Angelica Morales-Yamaha” National Piano Competition. He has recently been named a “Legacy Pianist” of the Joaquin Achuarro […]

Meet the Musicians: Swarms of Strings with Carrie Pierce

In this edition of CCSO’s “Meet the Musicians” Dr. Carrie Pierce, Associate Professor of Cello at Texas A&M University, discusses her love of the cello and treats us to a sneak preview of Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto in G minor, catalogued as RV 531, which you can experience fully at our concert, A Family Affair, on March 13.  Join Carrie in this […]

The Buzz on Holiday Music with Karl Klemm

The CCSO’s “Meet the Musicians” video features are a highlight of our new Ovations newsletter.  In this edition, we are introducing Karl Kemm, Professor at Del Mar College and Third Horn in the Corpus Christi Sympthony Orchestra. Join Karl as he takes us on a fascinating journey through some lesser known Christmas pieces and shows off his impressive collection […]

Precision & Beauty with Dr. Jose Flores & Dr. Melissa Melendez

In this edition of CCSO’s “Meet the Musicians” Dr. Jose Flores & Dr. Melissa Melendez take us on a journey through the beautiful music they play and live. They also introduce us to Elisabeth Adkins, concert master and soloist for The 3 B’s on Saturday February 6. Join them in this video to experience the beautiful music they produce and learn about […]

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!

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.”

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 […]

Video Feature: Love at First Sound

In this video premier, we hear from Diana Sipes (Flute) and Dan Sipes (Tuba) about their journey through music, love, life and the CCSO. Join them in their stories as they travel from “The Magical Flute” to their experiences having a family while performing in the orchestra. It really was Love at First Sound.

A Wild Life: Featuring Patricia Furley

In this new video premier, take a journey with Patricia Westworth Furley through her adventures as a harpist for the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra. Starting at the age of just 15, with a career spanning 60 years, relive memories of the CCSO in this snapshot of her wild life.