The Delaware County Symphony is a seventy-member community orchestra, established in 1971, and dedicated to providing outstanding musical experiences for residents of the Delaware County area. Concerts are given at
Meagher Theatre in the Thomas A. Bruder, Jr. Life Center located in Aston, Pennsylvania.
In the News
The December 8 concert was cancelled due to the
inclement weather and concerns about the safety of performers and audience
members. Further information will be posted here as it becomes available.
Music Director Tim Ribchester discussed the DCS 2013-2014 concert season
earlier this year on Comcast Newsmakers. Click
see the interview.
For a comprehensive listing of recent magazine articles about the
Delaware County Symphony and interviews with members and guest soloists, click
Mimi Stillman to Talk About "The Baroque Boys"
On January 12,
2014, the DCS will present a Musical Perspectives
fundraising event featuring acclaimed flutist
. A Curtis Institute graduate and Yamaha Performing Artist, Ms. Stillman has appeared with musical ensembles throughout the world. She is Artistic and Executive Director of the Dolce Suono Ensemble, is a published author on music and history, and teaches master classes at universities, conservatories, and flute societies. Ms. Stillman will speak about
"The Baroque Boys" - a novel look at the lives and music of great 17th century music masters. Please join us in what promises to be a most stimulating and enlightening evening
hosted at the home of Barbara and Matthew Cohen, 2207 Windsor Circle, in Broomall, Pa. Beverages and gourmet desserts will be served after the presentation. Click
to download the flyer with more information and directions. Cost is $25 per person. Seating is limited. Please
New Music Director
After three highly successful
directing the Delaware County Symphony, Jeremy Gill has chosen to
relocate to the Boston
area. For the 2013-2014 season, the DCS has appointed
as music director and
conductor. Mr. Ribchester is active in Philadelphia as conductor, pianist, coach,
broadcaster and lecturer, serving on the faculties of the Academy of
Vocal Arts (AVA), Russian Opera Workshop at AVA, the Bryn Mawr Conservatory,
and as a Music Director of Delaware Valley Opera Company. He has guest
conducted for Orchestra Society of Philadelphia, Opera Libera, and
Concert Operetta Theater, and has held music staff positions at Opera
Philadelphia, Center City Opera Theater, Baltimore Concert Opera, and
Opera at Florham, NJ.
A research specialist in the music of Astor
Piazzolla, and a champion of emerging Philadelphia composers, Mr. Ribchester has
appeared at NYC's Bryant Park Fall Festival, Five Boroughs Music
Festival and Usdan Center, the Cleveland Art Song Festival, and
throughout Philadelphia as a recital collaborator and guest
conductor. Trained in Oxford, London, Paris and Buenos Aires, Tim
has served as a judge for the New Jersey State Opera, Philadelphia
Lieder Society, and the American Composers Forum, Philadelphia
chapter. He also acts as Assistant Director of Video Productions for
the Philadelphia Orchestra and appears frequently in recital with
the Orchestra’s principal members as well as the vocal artists from
AVA, Opera Philadelphia, and the Curtis Institute of Music.