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Johnstown Symphony Orchestra
Origin United States Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
Genres Classical
Occupations Symphony orchestra
Years active 1929-present
Music Director
Istvan Jaray

The Johnstown Symphony Orchestra(JSO) is a symphony orchestra based in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The symphony was founded in January 1929, and conducts a program of seven concerts from October to May. An annual opera festival began in 1992, and has featured many renowned performers including baritone Sherrill Milnes. The orchestra performs at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown's Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center.


Music Directors

(1929-1932) Hans Roemer
(1932-1935) Silvio Landino
(1935-1944) Theodore Koerner
(1944-1951) Russell Gerhart
(1951-1961) Manfred Kuttner
(1961-1969) Phillip Spurgeon
(1969-1973) Michael Semanitzky
(1973-1983) Donald Barra
(1983-present) Istvan Jaray

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