Education and Community
Get up close an personal with the TSO Music Director/Conductor Darko Butorac by attending his pre-concert talk! The talks are free to concert goers and provide insight into the music and artists performing that day. Talks are held in the Westcott Building*, Room 060, last approximately 30 minutes, and begin at 7:00 p.m. before all Masterworks concerts. Westcott 060 is accessible from the North-side entrance of Ruby Diamond Concert Hall.
*for opening night, October 19, 2014, Maestro Butorac's lecture will be inside Ruby Diamond Concert Hall.
Free Open Rehearsals
Music lovers are invited to observe the dress rehearsal for a performance of the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall and watch our new conductor DARKO BUTORAC interact with the orchestra. When available, conductors and artists may speak with to attendees during the break or following the rehearsal.
We invite you to join us 30 minutes prior to the start of the rehearsal for refreshments in the lobby of Ruby Diamond Concert Hall.
2013-14 Season Open Rehearsal Dates and Times
The Free Open Rehearsals are generously sponsored by: Florida Blue.
Lunch with Darko
Enjoy a delicious lunch our new Music Director/Conductor, DARKO BUTORAC. Hosted by the Tallahassee Symphony Society, lunches take place at the Governor's Club and are just $20/each or $25 with valet. The dates for the lunches are as follows:
Paid reservations are required 48 hours in advance of the event. For more information, please email Glenn Hosken, Event Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open Rehearsals Kids' Table
We love kids! We provide a special kids' table in the lobby of Ruby Diamond Concert Hall at most open rehearsals. The table provides activities and crafts for children to help them learn about the orchestra and music.
Please note that an adult chaperone is required for every student under the age of 14.
Because this is a working rehearsal for the TSO, parents of disruptive children will be politely asked to remove them from the concert hall.