Category: Press Releases

Buffalo Philharmonic to present world premiere work at Canisius College: “Vox Humana” addresses global refugee crisis

Buffalo Philharmonic to present world premiere work at Canisius College “Vox Humana” addresses global refugee crisis For Immediate Release Contact:Kate Jenkins Communications Coordinator Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra 716-242-7819 kmockler@bpo.org BUFFALO, NY – The newest work commissioned for a Buffalo Philharmonic musician will receive its world premiere on Nov. 15. “Vox Humana” was written by Fredonia-based composer… Read more »

Buffalo Philharmonic Youth Concerts to blend music and visual arts; Concerts kick off Oct. 19 and 20

BUFFALO, NY – An artistic partnership between Verve Dance Studios and the Buffalo Philharmonic continues to bear fruit. The dance studio, which is dedicated to the art of b-boying and hip-hop culture, united with the orchestra in a common mission to provide artistic education to young people. In past seasons, Verve dancers have had integral… Read more »

Elderwood becomes presenting sponsor of BPO’s Coffee Concert series

BUFFALO, NY – Another Western New York company has joined forces with the Buffalo Philharmonic to provide support for music of the highest quality in our community. Elderwood is now the presenting sponsor of the Buffalo Philharmonic’s Coffee Concert series. The series includes 11 events throughout the 2016-17 season, and takes place on Friday mornings…. Read more »

Landmark contract settlement for BPO musicians reached

BUFFALO, NY — The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Society, Inc. and American Federation of Musicians Local 92, representing the musicians of the BPO, have reached agreement on a new six-year contract. The announcement was made Saturday night at the nearly sold-out house on the opening night of the BPO’s 2016-17 season at Kleinhans Music Hall. The… Read more »

Buffalo Philharmonic delivers toys to Women & Children’s Hospital; Toy collection part of ongoing Healing Arts initiative

BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is providing cheer for the young patients at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo (WCHOB). Hundreds of building block sets and toys were collected at the BPO Fantasy Camp event this summer, which saw doctors and other adult amateur musicians from around the world come to Buffalo to… Read more »

Buffalo Philharmonic to begin season with new Director of Orchestra and Hall Operations

BUFFALO, NY — Alison Bolton has joined the staff of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra as Director of Orchestra and Hall Operations. Bolton grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in viola performance from The University of North Carolina School of the Arts and The University of Akron, respectively, and has… Read more »