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SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE AUGUST 22ND!

September 23

From Darkness to Light

October 28

Firebird!

December 2

Irish Christmas in America

January 13

Don Juan by the Sea

February 3

The Music of John Williams

March 14

Vino with the Maestro

March 23

Faure Requiem

April 13

Pops at the Zoo

May 4

Total Eclipse of the Chart

THE ORCHESTRA

Meet the Musicians
in the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra

The Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra is made up of a diverse group
of professional musicians from all over the state of Texas
providing world-class concerts for our community.

ABILENE YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Exemplary symphonic training and performance opportunities

A full symphony youth orchestra that provides a unique opportunity for the most serious and talented young musicians in the Big Country to perform advanced repertoire that will challenge and inspire.

Abilene Philharmonic Guild's Annual Heritage Gala & Brunch

Please join the Abilene Philharmonic Guild for its annual Heritage Gala set for February 25, 2023, at the Abilene Country Club. Guests will enjoy dinner, dancing and more at the elegant “A Moonlit Evening.” Preceding that centerpiece event, “Brunch at Tiffany’s” is planned for the morning.

Poinsettia Fundraiser

Make your Holiday gift list easy and support great music in Abilene at the same time! Order gorgeous, red florist-quality poinsettias from the Abilene Philharmonic Guild. You can pick up your order after the Philharmonic's evening Holiday Pops concert on December 3rd or have it delivered to you. Donation receipts for 50% of the price are available. This fundraiser also helps decorate the stage during the Philharmonic's Christmas Concert.

ABILENE PHILHARMONIC FOUNDATION

Making a difference in the lives of listeners around the Big Country

Founded by Conductor Laureate, George Yeager, the Abilene Philharmonic Foundation oversees and manages all endowment funds that ensure the future financial well-being of Abilene’s professional orchestra.

Support symphonic Music in Abilene

It's more than your name on a program

Each year the Abilene Philharmonic Association receives support from loyal patrons and generous friends who provide gifts that celebrate our extraordinary orchestra and ensure its legacy for many years to come. Please consider making a 100% tax-deductible contribution today.

CURRENT NEWS

KTAB 4 U – From Darkness To Light

Read The Article Here Click here For more questions about our upcoming concert: John Doney | Executive Director (325) 677-6710 | director@abilenephilharmonic.org

KTAB 4 U – Education Appearance

Read The Article Here Click here For more questions about any of the education programs, please contact: Susie Rockett, Director of Education & Outreach (325)

Entertain educate inspire

The Abilene Philharmonic has grown in size and organizations over the last 70 years. Today the Philharmonic is structured as three separate 501(c)3 non-profits each with a specific function and purpose in relation to the overall professional symphony orchestra.

Association

The Abilene Philharmonic Association manages the day to day operations of the orchestra and is responsible for planning and producing all concert and music education programs.

Guild

The Abilene Philharmonic Guild was founded in 1954 in an effort to support the Abilene Philharmonic through volunteering, fundraising, and friend-raising. The Guild is most notably responsible for the Belle and Beau usher program and the Annual Gala fundraiser.​

Foundation

Founded by Conductor Laureate, George Yeager, the Abilene Philharmonic Foundation oversees and manages all endowment funds that ensure the future financial well-being of Abilene’s professional orchestra.

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