Concerts & Programs

Concert Series Specials

The following concert specials are available for the September, October, February, and April Concert Series performances.

Free Ticket Program

Due to the generosity of a Friend of the Symphony, a donation has been made that allows students and their families to attend Concert Series Symphony Concerts for free. Requests for tickets must be submitted 2 weeks before the concert. Limited availability!

$5 Student Rush Tickets

15 minutes prior to the start of the concert, students may purchase up to two tickets for $5 each. Rush tickets are available at the Fine Arts Center box office with a valid student ID. Cash only.

Symphony Savvy/Meet the Music Makers

All Concert Series attendees are invited to meet Maestro Darryl One and the featured guest artists as they dive into discussions about the night’s music, historical context, the musician’s musical journey and more! Symphony Savvy is hosted before each Concert Series concert at 6:40 PM in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium.

Sound Off!

Students are invited to meet with VSO Maestro, Darryl One, for approximately 20 minutes following each concert to share comments about the performance, the music and the performers. Students of all ages are encouraged to join the conversation!

Symphonic Spooktacular

Thursday, October 20, 2022
Victoria Fine Arts Center
6:30 pm


Join us as the VSO’s Spooktacular ramps up its amazing run of great music with dance from the Victoria Ballet Theatre!

Pre-Concert Activities
Beginning at 5:30 pm

Join the fun with an instrument petting zoo, face painting, Children’s Discovery Museum booth, and more! Costumes are encouraged!

Group Ticket Rate
This discount is for groups of 30
or more who arrive at the Fine Arts Center on a bus.
$6 for adults; $4 for students (with the ticketing fee waived) – saves $2 each.
Bus drivers attend free.

Reservation deadline is
Thursday, October 13, 2022.

Payment deadline is Monday,
October 17, 2022.

Children’s Discovery Concert

Peter & the Wolf
featuring the Victoria Ballet Theatre
Thursday, February 23, 2023
Victoria Fine Arts Center
9:30 am | 12:30 pm

School Reservations

  • $5 per person
  • 1 free teacher reservation for every 25 student reservations (exception for life skills classes)
  • All bus drivers attend for free
  • Once a reservation has been submitted, changes may be made to add more reservations, but not to subtract. Schools will be invoiced on the number in reservation. No refunds.


Online Reservations Begin: Monday, December 5, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Payment and Procedures

An invoice will be emailed to you upon receiving all necessary information for your reservation.

Checks can be made payable to to “Victoria Symphony”

405 E. Loma Vista Ave.
Victoria, TX 77901

Essay Contest 2023

The Peter & the Wolf Essay Contest is more than just a wonderful cultural and artistic opportunity for students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade! Give your students a chance to win gift cards, prizes, and an opportunity for them and their families to attend a symphony concert.

In addition, your students will have another source of practice for essential writing skills and mastering TEKS.

Essay Contest Deadline: Wednesday, March 29, 2023 – 4:00 pm

All entries must be received in person or by mail at the Victoria Symphony office:
405 E. Loma Vista Ave.
Victoria, TX 77901

Teacher Lesson Plans

Peter & the Wolf teacher lesson plans and student activities available. Materials will be shared upon reservation.

Downtown Rhythms

Thursday, April 27, 2023
DeLeon Plaza
5:30pm-8:30 pm


Instrument Petting Zoo

5:30pm-7:30 pm

Come play symphony instruments during the Downtown Rhythms concert! Let your child see what future music possibilities could be!

Student Ensemble Performances

5:30pm-8:30 pm

Student groups ranging from elementary school all the way through college are invited to perform at the Downtown Rhythms outdoor concert. The performances showcase a wide range of skills and talents!

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