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Award-winning vocalist and speaker Bruce Henry is in the midst of a year-long residency with us exploring the evolution of African-American music. The residency includes several school-based programs, our March […]
The Young Artist Concerto Competition is an annual opportunity for high-performing music students from the state of Iowa. The competition is held in Davis Hall at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center […]
wcfsymphony is committed to sharing live music with the community. Our organization has closely monitored the situation with the Omicron variant and discussed the risks posed to our audience and musicians at the New Year’s […]
Say goodbye to supply chain headaches and get the perfect holiday present from us! Musical gifts for your loved ones create priceless memories and also support artists right here on your […]
wcfsymphony only holds performances under conditions that minimize the risk to patrons, musicians, staff and volunteers from Covid-19 and other communicable diseases. In doing so, we continually stay abreast of […]
Due to the surge of the Delta variant of Covid-19 our September 18, 2021 performance, Out Of This World, has been indefinitely postponed and will not take place on September […]
The opening of the 2020-21 online season of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony takes place between Saturday, September 26th and Saturday, October 3rd. The entire 8-day run of online events celebrates the […]
wcfsymphony’s 91st year will certainly be the most unique in history due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We are very excited to tell you about our plans for the upcoming season […]
All of us at wcfsymphony would like to express a huge THANK YOU to the generous people and organizations that sponsored events in 2019-2020 or have made sponsorship commitments for […]
The Lollipop Concert scheduled for this Saturday (5/2/20) has been cancelled. Lollipop Concerts will resume in the fall pending the current situation with COVID-19. We look forward to playing for […]
In light of developments in the last week related to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony has announced changes to its concert schedule for the month […]
Dear wcfsymphony family members: The wcfsymphony board and management are in close touch with our counterparts at the University of Northern Iowa and the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center regarding the […]
wcfsymphony congratulates all performers in the 2020 Young Artists Concerto Competition! (Order from Left to Right) 1st Place (tie): Vivian Shanley - Bass, Washington High School, Cedar Rapids 1st Place […]
Throughout our 90th season, we have featured music from American female composers Peggy Stuart Coolidge and Florence Price. As we journey into 2020, we continue to honor women from the […]
Looking for more information about the biggest New Year's Eve party in the Cedar Valley? These answers to our frequently asked questions will help you plan your evening. Do you […]
wcfsymphony is excited to offer a one-day sale on Cyber Monday (December 2, 2019). The buy one, get one sale is available for all remaining concerts and can be purchased […]
This weekend we'll be celebrating all mothers in the world. Share the love with our Mother's Day offer to bring that special person in your life to Turkish Delight. Buy […]
Welcome to the 2019-20 wcfsymphony season, our 90th anniversary. Ninety years of the very best live orchestral music right here in the Cedar Valley - it is such an incredible […]
Join Iowa's most creative orchestra! Auditions will take place in Cedar Falls on August 22-23, 2018-19.
This Spring thousands of Cedar Valley elementary students thrilled to the magic of orchestra!
The annual wcfsymphony Young Artists Concerto Competition was held Sunday, January 15, 2017 and featured incredible performances from Iowa's top high school musicians.
We are thrilled to announce a new educational partnership wth the Tri-County Child and Family Development Council Inc. bringing live music and our Petting Zoo to Head Start kids.
A letter from Jason Weinberger about a few big changes at wcfsymphony.
Last week we held auditions and welcomed four fantastically talented new players to our roster.
We've made a few adjustments to our 2016-17 concert schedule - click through for more information!
RAGBRAI is just around the corner. Show your love of the symphony while you traverse the state - and help promote our work at the same - by donning the official symphonyCycle jersey!
Beautiful elementary student artworks inspired by Stravinsky's Firebird, the focus of our 2016 Youth Concerts.
Learn about the newest member of the symphony family, a beautiful single manual harpsichord that makes its debut on our 2016 Bach concerts.
The wcfsymphony Young Artist Concerto Competition attracts top student musicians from across Iowa, three of whom took home cash awards last weekend in Cedar Falls.
We are thrilled to announce a new commissioning opportunity for the 2016-17 concert season in conjunction with our friends at the Iowa Composers Forum.
We are incredibly grateful to the Black Hawk County Gaming Association for including us among nine grant recipients in its current funding cycle. In keeping with several of the Gaming […]
Jason Weinberger will be a guest lecturer when Wartburg College's Keep on Learning community education series resumes in September. Weinberger, our conductor, Artistic director and CEO, will explore the social […]
Our super-fun and exploratory Instrument Petting Zoo is at College Hill Arts Festival all day Friday and Saturday. Stop by and make some noise with us!
We are thrilled to present part one of Composing Creativity, an inclusive, approachable exploration of creativity in music featuring 2015 artist-in-residence Daniel Roumain.
We are very saddened to learn of the passing of Ed Gallagher Jr. All of us at the symphony are forever grateful for Ed's many contributions to our community.
Our annual Young Artist Concerto Competition took place last weekend. See the results and learn about this special opportunity for young musicians presented by Friends of wcfsymphony.
We've had an amazing year! Learn about our work on and off the stage in 2013-14.
Cool news: Cedar Falls is this year’s Google eCity for Iowa, recognized as the strongest online business community in the state!
"Tiny players tore about, trying their hands at trumpets and trombones after having heard them in action moments earlier." Great view of this past weekend's Lollipop series opener from the Courier.
We’re thrilled to share our 2014-15 season! Highlights include: A season-opening festival, Sounds American, featuring music by Ellington and Bernstein, a world premiere by Daniel Gilliam, and guest artists PROJECT […]
Just a few days until our last concert of this season and the simultaneous reveal of our 2014-15 line-up! Join us on Saturday night and choose one piece (from our […]
UNI Percussion and West African Drum Ensemble at our final Lollipop concert of the season a few weeks back. This year our free mini-series for (mini-)audiences was enjoyed by 630 […]
Our newest promo features *banging* timpanist, Alan Lawrence. Learn more about Alan and come hear him and the rest of our incredible musicians in April.
We have a few last-minute spots on an amazing trip for lovers of travel and music: an exploration of classical music’s most famous waterway with our very own Jason Weinberger! […]
Last month a follower on Twitter wrote to us about our Kristallnacht concert: 100% the most meaningful and beautiful symphony concert I have ever been to. His comment encapsulated a […]
Are you looking to delight the music-lover in your life? We have the perfect gift this holiday season!
Children will delight to the magic of hearing the symphony perform Howard Blake’s beautiful soundtrack live with the film.
Dee Vandeventer, the "V" of ME&V Advertising and Consulting and a long-time wcfsymphony Board member (pictured at left), was honored today with a National Philanthropy Day award recognizing a person whose […]
Incomparable singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile returns to our stage this Saturday for an exclusive Midwest appearance - her only orchestra performance in the region this year. This show, which Brandi's been touring to […]
Our October 5 opening night at the GBPAC is right around the corner but there’s still time to find your perfect seat! This amazing program, inspired by the meeting of music […]
"We really took a long look at ourselves … [and] that I think positions us to take on new challenges and be more bold about letting the public know classical […]