New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
Contact: Conee Sousa
684 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: 508-999-6276

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to the proposition that classical music can enrich and transform lives. That is why we are very pleased to offer you exciting, moving and beautiful music. It is also why we remain committed to expanding the educational programs we offer to children in our region. Last year more than 30,000 children benefited from our music programs, and this year we will reach even more. And finally, it is why we continue to build strong relationships with other music and cultural organizations in our region. We believe collaboration makes all organizations, and our community, stronger.

Chamber Series Presents Whirlwind

New Bedford, MA—On November 5 & 6, the South Coast Chamber Series continues its 2016-2017 season with “Whirlwind” in Marion and South Dartmouth. Oboist Donna Marie Cobert lends seductive charisma to the second concert of the season in a variegated trio of works by Hindemith, Hanson, and Rimsky-Ko...
NBSO Launches Endowment Campaign

New Bedford, MA—The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra (NBSO) has announced the public phase of its campaign to establish a $2 million endowment that will provide enduring support for both the orchestra and its educational programs. After raising nearly $1.5 million during the initial quiet phase, ...
NBSO Season Opens with Powerful Beauty on October 15

New Bedford, MA—On Saturday, October 15, the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra opens its 101st season and launches the final phase of its search for a new music director. Over the course of the 2016-2017 season, each of the four finalists will take a turn conducting a classical concert. Up first is ...
NBSO Announces Changes to Board and Advisory Council

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra announces the appointment of Edward Ottensmeyer to its Board of Trustees. “Ed brings talent, energy and enthusiasm to the NBSO. We are very fortunate to have him join us as we continue to build a community of music here in South Coast,” David Prentiss, President...
South Coast Chamber Music Series Returns September 24 & ...

New Bedford, MA—The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra proudly announces the 2016-2017 season of the South Coast Chamber Music Series. According to SCCMS Artistic Director Janice Weber, “The upcoming South Coast Chamber Music season offers audience favorites from Beethoven to Piston, brilliant ...