Welcome to The Starlight Symphony OrchestraA regional community orchestra for the Central Texas Community featuring members from Austin, Bee Cave, Blanco, Buda, Canyon Lake, Driftwood, Dripping Springs, Kyle, Lockhart, Johnson City, Marble Falls, New Braunfels, Oak Hill, San Marcos, West Lake and Wimberley.
Young Artist Competition 2020 Winners!
Sophia Louie, Violin
Sophia Louie, age 14, is a freshman at Westwood High School. She started playing violin at the age of 8 with Dr. Amy Harris. Click to read more!
Glenn Choe, Marimba
Glenn Choe, age 15, is a sophomore at Vista Ridge High School in Cedar Park, Texas. He began percussion when he joined the middle school band program. To read more, click below!
Lauren Mathews, Cello
Lauren Mathews, 16, is in the eleventh grade at Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas. She currently studies cello with Brinton Smith, principal cellist of the Houston Symphony and Sami Myerson Khang. For full bio, click below!
Concerts and Events!
Young Artist Concert Postponed
Stay tuned for new dates for the Young Artists Showcase!
Dr. David Oertel Wins Third Place for the American Prize!
The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit national competitions in the performing arts providing cash awards, professional adjudication and regional, national and international recognition for the best recorded performances by ensembles and individuals each year in the United States at the professional, college/university, church, community and secondary school levels.
Starlight Symphony Orchestra Receives Grant from Burdine Johnson Foundation!
The Starlight Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce we are the recipient of a grant from the Burdine Johnson Foundation. The Burdine Johnson Foundation is a Central Texas foundation that awards grants to local charitable organizations involving the arts, education, health and human services, the environment and historic preservation.
This grant will help the Starlight Symphony Orchestra fund the upcoming Young Artist Competition and Spring Concert. To learn more about the Burdine Johnson Foundation click on the button below!
The orchestra members enjoy performing both classical and pop music and rehearse diligently to present exceptional concerts. A solo competition for students is held each year, inviting top students to perform and compete for music scholarships. The Starlight Symphony also works in conjunction with hill country school districts to augment their music curriculums with mentoring programs and music appreciation programs in each school.
The Starlight Symphony Orchestra is a non-profit organization supported by donations. To make a contribution please visit our Donations page here, or mail your donation to P.O. Box 171, Wimberley, TX 78676.