Tualatin Valley Symphony

Making Beautiful Music Since 2007

All concerts are at Northwest Christian Church,
13405 SW Hall Blvd, Tigard, OR 97223
Google Maps directions

We have a great 2022-2023 season in progress:

December 4, 2022, 7pm: a winter concert from the northland: Brahms and Sibelius

Program
  • Mozart Magic Flute Overture
  • Brahms Double Concerto – Anthea Kreston and Jason Duckles
  • Sibelius Symphony No. 2

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR OR BUY ONLINE HERE
(CHILDREN 12 & UNDER, FREE)

General Audience

Seniors & Students (13+)

February 5, 2023, 3pm: Family Concert: a world premiere of an original narrated story for children

Program
  • Humperdinck – Prelude to Hansel & Gretel
  • WORLD PREMIERE
    Arthur Breur – Amber the Spider (An Eight-Legged Fable About A Very Ambitious Arachnid)

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR OR BUY ONLINE HERE
(CHILDREN 12 & UNDER, FREE)

General Audience

Seniors & Students (13+)

  • April 2, 2023: the long-covid-delayed celebration of Beethoven’s 250th!
  • June 4, 2023: Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, Bloch’s Schelomo

Ways to Support the Orchestra:

Past Concerts

October 9, 2022, 3pm – Celebrating Black Composers

  • William Grant Still’s Afro-American Symphony
  • Florence Price
  • Jessie Montgomery
  • Joseph Bologne
  • S. Coleridge-Taylor

Concert recording

June 5, 2022, 3pm – SPRING CONCERT
Northwest Christian Church, Tigard, Oregon

  • Bax – Tintagel Tone Poem
  • Ewazen – Cascadian Concerto for Wind Quintet and Orchestra YouTube recording with slides
  • Respighi – Pines of Rome

April 3, 2022, 3pm – FAMILY CONCERT: “A WESTERN CONCERT”

  • John Williams – The Cowboys Overture
  • Copland – Saturday Night Waltz and Hoe-Down from Rodeo
  • Theme from film Silverado
  • Grofe – Grand Canyon Suite YouTube recording with slides
  • Arthur Breur – Comeback Fanfare for brass and percussion (callback from intermission)

December 5, 2021, 3pm
Northwest Christian Church, Tigard, Oregon

  • Arthur Breur – Comeback Fanfare for brass and percussion (world premiere)
  • Grieg – Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
  • Brahms – Tragic Overture
  • Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 2

Virtual Concert, 3pm, December 6, 2020

A select bunch of Tualatin Valley Symphony musicians performed online, so you can stay healthy!

2019-2020 Season (partial)

October 27, 2019, 7pm

  • Brahms – Hungarian Dance No. 1
  • Brahms – Symphony No. 3
  • Chabrier – Scherzo-Waltz from Suite Pastorale
  • Dvorak – In Nature’s Realm

ANNUAL FAMILY CONCERT!

Babar, the Little Elephant. Artwork by Amanda Volk

Babar, the Little Elephant.
Artwork by Amanda Volk

February 23, 2020, 3pm

SPECIAL LOCATION:
Sherwood Center for the Arts
22689 SW Pine St, Sherwood, OR 97140

  • Poulenc: The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant
  • Strauss: The Blue Danube Waltz
  • Beardsworth: Suite from the Blender 3D Movie “Sintel”
  • Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra
  • Gerald Finzi: Forlana and Fughetta from Five Bagatelles for Clarinet and Chamber String Orchestra
    Dick Boberg, clarinet
  • Ippolitov-Ivanov: Procession from Caucasian Sketches Suite No. 1

Including our much-beloved “Instrument Petting Zoo!”

 

2018-2019 Season:

October 28, 2018, 7pm

Feb. 24, 2019, 7:00pm, 2nd Concert of the 2018-2019 Season
& Silent Auction

Featuring Diane Chaplin, Cello Soloist

  • Bizet – “Patrie: Ouverture”
  • Copland – “Appalachian Spring” and “Hoedown” from Rodeo
  • Korngold – Cello Concerto – Diane Chaplin, cello
  • Bloch – Prayer for Cello and Orchestra (arrangement by Diane Chaplin)

April 7, 2019 – FAMILY CONCERT 3:00pm 

  • Music from the Movies:
    • Pirates of the Caribbean
    • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
    • Black Panther, and…
    • Pink Panther!
  • Winston of Churchill by Mark Fish
  • Bach – Piano Concerto 1 – 13-year-old Meiling Larsen, piano
  • Camille Saint-Sans – Danse Macabre

June 9, 2019, 7:00pm – Oregon Composers Concert (& Annual Raffle)

  • Ernest Bloch – Concerto Grosso No. 1 for Piano and Strings
  • Arthur Breur – Tualatin Overture
  • Nicole Buetti – Odyssey Overture
  • Andrew Poole Todd – Music for Strings
  • Bill Whitley – Bonzai Down
  • Kevin Walczyk – Celebration Fanfare

Concert Admission:

  • $15 General
  • $10 Seniors (60 and above) and Students (13 and older)
  • FREE: youth 12 & under