Waterbury Symphony Orchestra
The Waterbury Symphony Orchestra is a professional orchestra dedicated to providing the finest in quality orchestral music to the Greater Waterbury Region.
The WSO builds connections across the region with exploratory concerts, events, and educational programs. The WSO maintains a firm commitment to produce programs that are of value to its patrons, participants and community partners. This commitment is rooted in the Symphony’s core belief that music education and shared cultural experiences are essential to creating community. Founded in 1938, the Symphony has assembled talented musicians across New England and the Tri-state area to perform throughout Northwest Connecticut. Leif Bjaland has served as Music Director and Conductor of the WSO since the 1994-1995 season. The Symphony has been the Orchestra-in-Residence at Naugatuck Valley Community College since 1992.