its beginning in 1994, the purpose of the Indian River Symphonic
Association has been to bring quality symphonic music to
the Indian River area, for the cultural enrichment, education
and enjoyment of the community at large.
its early years, the Association worked to bring the Brevard
Symphony Orchestra (BSO) to perform at the Community Church
of Vero Beach. The BSO still is the primary partner in our
efforts, while we have continually grown the number and
profile of the visiting orchestras.
internationally renowned symphony orchestras to Vero Beach
proved to be a very popular move, and attendance grew quickly
from the first concerts. The Indian River Symphonic Association
has been able to present concerts in Vero Beach by many
of the best international orchestras, including the Moscow
Philharmonic, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Bolshoi Symphony,
BBC Orchestra of London, Cincinnati Symphony, Royal Philharmonic,
Pittsburgh Symphony, and the Munich Symphony, to name only
year, the Association sells out the available season ticket
subscriptions, and has a waiting list for new subscriptions.
The Association receives generous donations from a number
of local residents, which supplement revenues from the sale
of tickets, allowing an ambitious schedule of visiting orchestras.
The donations also make possible our Children's Concerts
and our scholarship programs.