The Tyler, Texas-based East Texas Symphony Orchestra in performance with Music Director Richard Lee.

“The East Texas Symphony Orchestra announced its 2023-24 concert season … Monday at Tyler Junior College,” writes Katecey Harrell in Tuesday’s (4/25) Denton Record-Chronicle (TX). “The ETSO theme for this season is ‘Music for Everyone.’ ETSO Music Director Richard Lee called this ‘yet another exciting concert season planned for patrons of all ages….’ Slated for Sept. 23, Grammy award-winning band Asleep at the Wheel will kick off the season [and] showcase American Western Swing…. The season will continue Nov. 4 with ‘American Celebration,’ spotlighting 20th-century American classical music. The orchestra will perform Florence Price’s Symphony No. 1 for the first time. Clarinetist Sharon Knox Deuby will be featured in Micheal Torke’s East…. Pianist Minsoo Sohn joins the orchestra on stage Jan. 27, 2024, for … Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto No. 3. The ETSO will partner with the TJC Academy of Dance on Feb. 24 for a program featuring original choreography to ballet favorites … The season will conclude March 23, 2024 with ‘Gridiron Symphony—A Tribute to High School Football in East Texas.’ The concert will feature the world premiere of a music piece commissioned by the orchestra, written by Dr. Kyle Gullings, director of the School of Performing Arts at UT Tyler.”