The Westfield Symphony Orchestra is a premiere, fully professional, symphony orchestra. Founded in 1983,WSO has…More grown to become New Jersey’s second largest professional orchestra, having a presence throughout the cultural communities of New Jersey, and appearing as far afield as Carnegie Hall on a regular basis.
Now in its 27th season, with multiple performances each year, WSO, lead by renowned Music Director David Wroe, is viewed as one of the cultural jewels of the metropolitan area. Cited by the Star Ledger as “the leading professional freelance orchestra in NJ”, WSO is recognized by the NJ State Council on the Arts as a Distinguished Arts Organization and is the resident orchestra of Union County. In 2007, 2008 and 2009, the WSO was further honored with Citations of Excellence from NJSCA.
In addition to an adventurous subscription season, popular concerts near and far, and a rousing New Year’s Eve celebration, the WSO sponsors educational programs for school students throughout the state of New Jersey.