Salisbury Symphony Orchestra
Salisbury Symphony Orchestra

Community Outreach & Education

COMMUNITY OUTREACH – Partnerships Between the SSO and the Community

  • SSO proudly offers complimentary concert tickets to non-profit organizations to assist in their fundraising activities.
  • A Pre-Concert Arts & Craft Show featuring local artisans occurs at the December concert.
  • Free Pre-Concert Talks often are occasionally held in the Great Hall as an enhancement to the evening concert.
  • Free Post-Concert Receptions allow the community to meet our Conductor, Concertmaster and Guest Soloists.
  • Area students are offered $5 ticket admission to all SSO concerts (unless there is a premium ticketed event planned).


  • Children’s Concerts are free to children accompanied by an adult and act as a musical development tool to expose young children to a live orchestra.
  • SSO players can be booked for area school visits.
  • SSO Glossary of Common Orchestral Terms
  • PRESTO – Private and group lessons at the Preparatory School of Music at Salisbury University
  • Salisbury Youth Orchestra – Offers young musicians the experience of playing in a full orchestra under the baton of Dr. Jeffrey Schoyen, who is also the SSO conductor.
  • Student Awards – Scholarships are offered to Salisbury University students who are enrolled in the SSO class each semester.
  • Online Games for Kids
  • Online Program Notes from Recent Concerts