News
  Feb-20-2019

Much of the orchestra’s present success is credited to Janna Hymes, the music director for the past 15 years. “When I came to Williamsburg, I had a vision artistically,” says Hymes, “and I know we got there. The orchestra is now at a completely different level. The musicians are more committed to their work of making great art. We’ve expanded the educational concerts, and we made our first international presentation with a concert in Bermuda.”

  Sep-5-2018

After spearheading the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra for near half its 35-year existence, music director Janna Hymes is departing at the end of the 2018-19 season.

  May-21-2018

"After spearheading the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra for 15 years, music director Janna Hymes plans to step down. The symphony announced Sunday that the 2018-19 concert season will be her last with the organization.

'Williamsburg has been a home to me, and it has been an honor to be welcomed into the community by all of you and this wonderful orchestra surrounding me,' Hymes said in a news release. 'Making music with these musicians, and in this community, is a joy.'”

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