PEISO mourns the passing of Dr. Gregory B. Irvine

The PEI Symphony Orchestra mourns the passing of Dr. Gregory B. Irvine, an accomplished musician whose influence resonates far beyond the concert hall. Greg joined the PEI Symphony Orchestra in 1993 as Principal Tubaist. Greg’s contributions to the PEISO spanned performance, mentorship, and governance. Most recently, Greg was a member of the

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PEI Symphony Orchestra Announces New Endowment Fund

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – October 16, 2023 – The PEI Symphony Orchestra (PEISO) and String Music Atlantic (SMA) have established the PEISO’s first endowment fund. With an initial donation of $25,000 by SMA, the new PEI Symphony Orchestra Endowment Fund is designed to support the Orchestra’s core activities, while providing opportunities

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PEI Symphony Orchestra Announces 2023–2024 Season Programming

PEI Symphony Orchestra Announces 2023–2024 Season Programming FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI — July 27, 2023 — The PEI Symphony Orchestra (PEISO) proudly unveils its much-anticipated 2023–24 programming, setting the stage for a new chapter as we embark on a nationwide search for a new Music Director. The PEISO is

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Auditions

The PEI Symphony Orchestra – Auditions   Play With Us! The PEI Symphony Orchestra is a group of dedicated professional, community and student musicians, united in their pursuit of delivering high quality live orchestral music to Islanders.  We seek experienced musicians who enjoy the challenge of diverse repertoire, and are

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Music Alive Program 2022

PEI Symphony Orchestra partners with National Arts Centre for 3rd year of Cross-Cultural Youth Programming  For a third year, the PEI Symphony is partnering with the National Arts Centre (NAC) to deliver the Music Alive Program (MAP) to Island youth, through cross-cultural workshop presentations in Island elementary schools this spring.

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A Guide for First-timers – Welcome!

If you’re reading this page there’s a good chance you’re thinking about or have decided to join us for a concert. Thank you! Here at the Prince Edward Island Symphony Orchestra (our friends call us the PEISO for short) we want to make sure people who are newer to classical

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Education

PRE-CONCERT CHATS Attending a pre-concert talk helps concert goers gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the music they are about to hear. About an hour before most concerts, the PEISO hosts a pre-concert chat – often attended by Maestro Mark Shapiro, by a composer of a new piece of music

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