The Facts features BSO’s fundraiser, “DOWNBEAT! Start the Music”

Members of Brazosport Symphony Orchestra have been planning their 2nd annual virtual fundraiser, “DOWNBEAT! Start the Music” for several months. The week of the three-day event has finally arrived, and The Facts featured the fundraiser in Wednesday’s (9/8) edition with “Help Brazosport Symphony Orchestra ‘start the music’ with virtual fundraiser” on the front page!

Brazosport Symphony Orchestra Virtual Fundraiser Slated for Sept. 9-11

Join Brazosport Symphony Orchestra on September 9-11 for the 2nd annual, amazing, magnificent, musical “DOWNBEAT! START THE MUSIC” online fundraising event!

BSO’s “DOWNBEAT! START THE MUSIC” virtual fundraiser will feature a silent auction filled with a variety of unique and interesting items, a raffle (top prize is a top hat containing over $1000 in gift cards), exciting musical performances from the BSO and the new online BSO Market! You will have the opportunity to bid on our huge selection of auction items, vote for your favorite section of the orchestra, sponsor the Conductor and Concertmaster and shop at the BSO market, which will include links to our vendors’ websites where you can get a jump on your Christmas shopping!

Most importantly, your participation and support will help ensure that our beloved community orchestra will have the necessary funds to continue its work providing cultural, educational and musical activities in our community. 

The Facts featured the event in Wednesday’s (9/8) edition with “Help Brazosport Symphony Orchestra ‘start the music’ with virtual fundraiser” on the front page!

Join the fun and support the Brazosport Symphony Orchestra!  Click the links below for detailed registration instructions and get registered for the event in advance. Join us as we reach new audiences and supporters in our worldwide, online fundraising event!

Spark Imaginations: 2021-2022 Season Announcement Party Slated for July 9

YOU’RE INVITED! We’re throwing a P-A-R-T-Y to celebrate the upcoming 2021-2022 season with Brazosport Art League, Brazosport Center Stages, Brazosport Museum of Natural Science, BASF Planetarium and Brazosport Symphony Orchestra! RSVP to join us for our “Spark Imaginations” Season Announcement Party and full evening of activities on Friday, July 9.

Festivities will include Brazosport Art League’s “Members Challenge” exhibit reception, BASF Planetarium activities, Brazosport Museum of Natural Science Open House, Brazosport Center Stages’ opening night performance of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown and the Season Announcement Party after the musical!

RSVP by July 2 at 979-265-7661 or

Whit Phillips Memorial Young Artist Competition Winners Featured in The Facts

The Facts recently published a feature story about the student musicians who played with Brazosport Symphony Orchestra in its final concert of the 2020-2021 season on May 15. Nine young artists were selected as winners of the 2020 Whit Phillips Memorial Young Artist Competition and the following five played with the Symphony during the concert: violist Sandhya Mahesh, oboist Zen Smith, and pianists Grayson and Naomi Vernor and Hans Aggarwal.

Check out The Facts online for the full story.

(Photo of student musician Hans Aggarwal by Prentice C. James for The Facts.)

Tickets On Sale for Final BSO Concert of the Season

Tickets are available now for Brazosport Symphony Orchestra’s last concert of the 2020-2021 season, “Surprise and Awe,” slated for Saturday, May 15 at 7:30 PM at The Clarion. Winners of the 2020 Whit Phillips Memorial Young Artists Competition will be featured, as well as Franz Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 94, “Surprise Symphony”.

Don’t miss out on BSO’s final performance of the season! Purchase your tickets online or during regular business hours (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday) at the Box Office or over the phone at (979) 265-7661.

Help Brazosport Symphony Orchestra “Keep the Music Playing”!

Keep the Music Playing!

Dear Friends of the Brazosport Symphony Orchestra,

I am sending you a SAVE THE DATE reminder for the Brazosport Symphony Orchestra’s Virtual Fundraiser, “Keep the Music Playing”. Please put this date on your calendar! The official invitation and link to register will be sent to your e-mail on September 10th.

Thank you for supporting Brazosport Symphony Orchestra. Event information below.


Linda Crummel
Brazosport Symphony Orchestra
Fundraising Committee Chairperson

September 17-20 
10:00 am – 8:00 pm 
Brazosport Symphony Orchestra’s Virtual Fundraiser “Keep the Music Playing” 
Featuring a silent auction, raffle, musical performances and other exciting events that you can enjoy from the comfort of your couch! Additional details on how to register for the event will be on our Brazosport Symphony Orchestra Facebook page,, or in a personal invite that you receive via e-mail. Join the fun and support the Brazosport Symphony Orchestra.