JoAnn Falletta

Grammy-winning conductor JoAnn Falletta serves as Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Principal Guest Conductor of the Brevard Music Center and Artistic Adviser of the Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra. Hailed for having “Toscanini’s tight control over ensemble, Walter’s affectionate balancing of inner voices, Stokowski’s gutsy showmanship, and a controlled frenzy.. read more →

J. Scott Janusch

J. Scott Janusch has been Principal Oboe of the Hawai’i (Honolulu) Symphony since 1987.  He was a scholarship student at the Manhattan School of Music and the Cleveland Institute of Music where he earned his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees. His teachers include John Mack, Elaine Douvas, Henry Schuman and Marc Lifschey. Scott has been.. read more →

Keitaro Harada

Conductor Keitaro Harada maintains a blossoming, international presence throughout North America, Asia, Mexico, and Europe. He places high personal value on the advancement of each musician and ensemble he encounters, music’s contribution to a community’s greater cultural fabric, and the ultimate realization of a musical work through thoughtful study and collaborative performance. With ebullient charisma, proven artistic.. read more →

Soyeon Kate Lee

First prize winner of the 2010 Naumburg International Piano Competition the 2004 Concert Artist Guild International Competition, Korean-American pianist Soyeon Kate Lee has been lauded The New York Times as a pianist with “a huge, richly varied sound, a lively imagination and a firm sense of style,” and by the Washington Post for her “stunning command of the keyboard.” Soyeon Kate’s 2018/2019 season includes recitals in Durango,.. read more →

Carlos Miguel Prieto

Carlos Miguel Prieto was born into a musical family of Spanish and French descent in Mexico City. His charismatic conducting is characterized by its dynamism and the expressivity of his interpretations. Prieto is recognized as a highly influential cultural leader and is the foremost Mexican conductor of his generation. He has been the Music Director.. read more →

Sandy Cameron

Declared “brilliant” by the Washington Post, violinist Sandy Cameron is one of the most strikingly unique artists of her generation. Since her debut at the age of 12 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, Sandy has performed extensively as a soloist throughout the world. Here are some personal highlights of Sandy’s work: Places: The White Nights Festival.. read more →

Michael Stern

Conductor Michael Stern is Music Director of the Kansas City Symphony and Founding Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the IRIS Orchestra. Michael Stern and Kansas City have been hailed for their remarkable artistic ascent, original programming, organizational development and stability, and the extraordinary growth of its varied audiences since his tenure began. Stern and.. read more →

Hana Hou!

Supporters of the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra have helped us inspire, educate, engage, and entertain more than 60,000 patrons of all ages this season. From our Halekulani Masterworks, musicthatPOPS and musicthatROCKS programs, to our educational outreach events, ohana and community concerts, and our performances with Ballet Hawaii and Hawaii Opera Theatre– our music builds community! As.. read more →

We Miss You!

Supporters of the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra have helped us inspire, educate, engage, and entertain more than 60,000 patrons of all ages this season. From our Halekulani Masterworks, musicthatPOPS and musicthatROCKS programs, to our educational outreach events, ohana and community concerts, and our performances with Ballet Hawaii and Hawaii Opera Theatre – our music builds community… read more →

Music Builds Community

Our gratitude runs deep and your support is music to our ears. Your HSO has inspired, educated, engaged, and entertained more than 60,000 patrons of all ages this season. From our Halekulani Masterworks, musicthatPOPS and musicthatROCKS programs, to our educational outreach events, ohana and community concerts, and our performances with Ballet Hawaii and Hawaii Opera.. read more →