ACO Music Director Dr. Lois Ferrari to Retire. After 20 years as ACO Music Director, Dr. Lois Ferrari will retire after her final concert with the orchestra on May 20th. The program will feature her favorite symphony, Symphony No. 5 … Continue reading

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Support the ACO During Amplify Austin

During Amplify Austin, the ACO has received some amazing support over the years, allowing us to to present accessible concerts around the Austin area and to increase our encouragement to the younger generation. This year, our goal is to raise … Continue reading

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Percussion Ensemble

The Austin Civic Orchestra is happy to announce we are reviving the Pearl Amster Chamber Ensemble program, which highlights chamber music and in-residence experiences for select young musicians in the Austin area. Unlike some youth programs in the area, we … Continue reading

ACO News, Competitions

What’s coming…

The 2023-2024 concert season will be a season of change. Concluding a process begun last spring, we selected three talented finalists for the position. Each will conduct a concert this season: Veronica Salinas at the Mexican Gems and Spanish Treasures … Continue reading

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Auditions closed

Auditions for the 2022-23 season are closed. We may have auditions in January. See our audition page for more information.

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