Thank you to the Bizzarro Agency

The Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra is proud to announce a generous sponsorship from The Bizzarro Agency who is graciously underwriting both the Chamber Music and Spotlight Series for the 2016-2017 season. 

The Bizzarro Agency is a boutique real estate agency bringing honesty, integrity and neighborhood expertise to uptown Manhattan. Proudly serving Hudson Heights, Washington Heights, Inwood and Harlem for over 15 years.  Learn more at www.BizzarroAgency.com.

"From the entire Bizzarro Agency team: we hope you enjoy this wonderful music! A thriving, accessible and engaging arts scene is part of what makes our Northern Manhattan community exceptional. We're here for you if you decide to make uptown your home. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you throughout the season!”

- Matthew Bizzarro, Principal Broker/Owner

See our season calendar for our Chamber Music and Spotlight Series dates. 



Introducing our 2017 Media Sponsor

We're proud to announce our 2017 media partner, The Epoch Times: an independent, global news source, headquartered in New York, with a focus on uncensored China news, culture and science.

"Freedom of the press and humanity are the foundation of Epoch Times; our beginnings hailed from a great need to provide uncensored news to a people immersed in propaganda and censorship in China. Integrity and truthfulness in reporting, together with the stories that really matter, are cornerstones to Epoch Times."  Learn more at www.theepochtimes.com.

Upcoming Events

*Season Finale* Mendelssohn, Whittaker, & Sibelius by our Y.A. Competition Winner!

Saturday, May 20, 2017
3:00pm

Fort Washington Collegiate Church

Our final concert of the season features the Grand Prize winner of our 1st annual Young Artists Competition, 16 year-old violinist Coco Mi, performing the Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor. The concert opens with a world premiere by our Music Director, Chris Whittaker and closes with Mendelssohn's joyful and exuberant "Italian" Symphony No. 4. Reception to follow for Friends of WHCO.

View our complete Season Calendar > 


NEWS

8 Questions with Alexandros Petrin, Violin

Meet our Spotlight Soloist for April's recital!

Young Artists Competition Winner Announcement

We’re thrilled to announce that sixteen year-old violinist Coco Mi has been named the Grand Prize winner of our 1st Annual Young Artists Competition in Partnership with Florian Leonhard Fine Violins! 

Read more about the competition and see the full list of winners here.


Thank you to our Neighborhood Business Friends


Music Director's Welcome

Dear Friends,

We’re excited to announce the launch of WHCO's 2nd season!  This year we’re presenting 9 free concerts and several special events that you won’t want to miss!

Our 2016-17 season features the orchestra and intimate chamber ensembles, such as our string sextet program in October, all made up of outstanding local professional musicians from our community. Additionally this year, we're introducing our new Spotlight Series – recital programs featuring our incredible orchestra members as soloists. Whether you're a first time concert-goer or a seasoned classical music listener, we hope these concerts delight and inspire you!

We're proud to be back for a second year, and we’re grateful for your support which makes our programming possible.  If you haven’t yet done so, take a look at our Friends of WHCO donor benefit program, and consider joining us in our work of sharing high quality, transformative musical experiences with everyone in our community. 

Estimados Amigos,

Estamos emocionados de anunciar el comienzo de la segunda temporadade la WHCO! Este año presentaremos 9 conciertos gratuitos y algunos eventos especiales que tu no queras perdertelo!

Nuestra temporada 2016-2017 contiene a la orquesta y el ensamble de camara, tal como nuestro programa del sexteto de cuerdas en Octubre, todos integrados por los sobresalientes musicos locales de Nuestra comunidad. Adicionalmente, este año estamos introduciendo nuestra nueva serie de recitales con nuestra increible orquesta como ademas nuestros solistas.

Si eres un primer asistente de nuestros conciertos of eres un oyente de la temporada de musica clasica, esperamos que te encanten y te inspiren estos conciertos.

Estamos orgullosos de volver a un segundo año, y estamos agradecidos de tu apoyo que nos hace posible nuestro programa. Si tu no los ha hecho todavia, hecha un vistazo a nuestro programa de beneficios a donadores de a WHCO, y considera a unirte en nuestro trabajo de compartir alta calidad, transformativas experiencias musicales con nuestra comunidad.

Sincerely/Sinceramente,

Chris Whittaker
Music Director