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Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra announces new Executive Director Liberty-Grace Bland

The Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra is proud to announce the appointment of Liberty-Grace Bland as its new Executive Director. Bland brings with her a wealth of nonprofit and marketing experience and a passion for the arts, making her an invaluable addition to the Abilene Philharmonic team. Before coming to the Philharmonic, Bland served as Assistant Director […]

An Ode to Maestro John Williams

As the Abilene Philharmonic sets the stage for their second Pops concert of the 2023-2024 season, they pay tribute to Maestro John Williams, a musical luminary whose contributions to the world of film scores have become synonymous with cinematic magic. From the sweeping galaxies of Star Wars to the enchanting wizardry of Harry Potter and […]

Guest Artists Highlight- Irish Christmas In America

Irish Christmas in America Sat – Dec 2, 2023 – 7:30pm CDT  In a world premiere and backed by a full orchestra, this show features traditional Irish music, song and dance in an engaging performance rich in humor and boundless energy. Originally from Sligo, Ireland, this folk ensemble tells the story of emigration to America and […]

Guest Artists Highlight- Firebird!

Firebird! Sat – Oct 28, 2023 – 7:30pm CDT   October 28, 2023 at 7:30 PM Abilene Convention Center Daniel del Pino, piano Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 Coleridge-Taylor Idyll Stravinsky Firebird Suite (1919) Featuring Guest Artists Daniel Del Pino Daniel del Pino is one of the leading Spanish concert pianists in the international scene. He […]

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

Know Before You Go: From Darkness to Light

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Know Before You Go Join us for our first Masterworks: From Darkness to Light at the Abilene Convention Center! This concert is brought to you by Masterworks Series Sponsor, Stifel Investment Services and Concert Sponsor, Condley and Company.  There are several items that we’d like you to know in advance of our 2023-24 season opening performance: […]

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) 677-6710 | srockett@abilenephilharmonic.org

Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra announces new Executive Director John Doney

Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra Appoints John Doney as New Executive Director Abilene, Texas – August 29, 2023 The Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra is thrilled to announce the appointment of John Doney as  its new Executive Director. Doney, 39, brings extensive experience and a dynamic vision to the organization, having served previously as General Manager of Symphony Arlington […]

Guest Artists Highlight- From Darkness To Light

From Darkness To Light September 23, 2023 | 7:30pm Abilene Convention Center Join us as we open the 2023-24 Concert Season with From Darkness to Light! The season opens with Four Sea Interludes from the haunting opera Peter Grimes, a tale of small town gossip with dire consequences. It closes with one of Johannes Brahms’ […]

Announcing the 2023-24 Concert Season

We are very delighted to share with you the Abilene Philharmonic’s 2023-24 Concert Season. This season marks 73 years of entertaining and inspiring the community of Abilene through world-class concerts. This season will feature timeless classics such as the Firebird, Don Juan, La Mer, the Brahms Double Concerto, and Fauré’s Requiem alongside Mozart’s Symphony No. 39. Our Pops Series […]

Executive Director, Gerard Gibbs, Steps Down From Role

     Abilene, TX – The Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra announced today that Gerard Gibbs, Executive Director, is stepping down from his position to pursue personal artistic endeavors and assist his spouse in starting a new business. Gibbs, a professional oboist, joined the Philharmonic in 2022 from Frederick, Maryland where he previously served as executive director […]

Know Before You Go: Broadway A La Carte

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Know Before You Go Join us for our third and final Pops III: Broadway a la Carte II at the Abilene Convention Center! This concert marks the end of the 2022-23 season! There are several items that we’d like you to know in advance of Saturday’s performance: PARKING The main parking lot at the convention […]