The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, in its second season under the innovative leadership of Music Director Roger Kalia, will announce the Orchestra’s much anticipated 2021-2022 Season on Thursday, June 17 at 1 PM (CT) in front of the Victory Theatre at the corner of Sixth and Main Streets. Excited to celebrate its 87th year with the Tri-State community, the season offers an amazing array of music including Classics and Pops Series, New Traditions Diversity Series, and the new Bourbon Series, plus special community events and educational outreach programs.

Director Roger Kalia states, “The idea of being together and community is at the core of this very special season. The past year had its challenges, but I am so proud that we were able to keep the music alive and provide a sense of healing for our musicians and community. I am already counting down the days until our Opening Night concert and welcoming back our dedicated and loyal EPO audience in the Victory Theatre. It is going to be a night to remember! “

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The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, in its second season under the innovative leadership of Music Director Roger Kalia, announces the Orchestra’s much-anticipated 2021-2022 Season!

Sounds Of Summer Educational Series

Feel free to attend these performances in person or listen back at your convenience on the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra’s website. Performance videos and student activities will be available for download on this page.

2021 “Sounds of Summer” Dates:
  • Friday, July 9th
  • Thursday, July 15th
  • Wednesday, July 21st
  • Tuesday, July 27th
  • Saturday, July 31st

We hope that you will join us and learn more about the “Sounds of Summer” with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra!

Take a peek at our "Sounds of Summer" educational series promotion! The series, geared towards elementary age students, begins Friday, July 9th! Questions, call (812) 425-5050, Ext 316.

Current Job Opportunities With The EPO

Eykamp String Quartet/EPO Concertmaster - Violin 1
Responsibilities include serving as Violinist in the Eykamp String Quartet and Concertmaster in the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra; approximately 165 services with the EPO (includes all orchestra, outreach, and quartet services). Participate in performances and educational activities as Artists-in-Residence at the University of Evansville, including recitals, master classes, and coachings.

Consortium Horn | Principal Horn, Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra | Instructor of Horn (Half-time), University of Evansville
Responsibilities: Serve as Principal Horn in the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra; approximately 90 services with the EPO (includes all orchestra and Consortium services). Teach studio horn, perform chamber music with faculty, serve as Horn faculty for the annual Shepard Summer Music Camp, participate in recruiting and admissions activities, additional teaching to complete a half-time load.

The EPO will also audition for orchestral openings for the 2021-2022 season
Click Here to  see all open orchestral positions.


Alice May Director of Education Community Programs
JOB SUMMARY: The Education Director reports to the Executive Director and is guided by the Music Director. This person is responsible for designing, developing, administering, and evaluating all education and outreach programs, consistent with EPO policies and stated educational mission. The Education Director will plan and manage all educational activities, including the supervision of all volunteers and staff involved in delivering any aspect of the programs. The Education Director will also represent the EPO to other arts, education, and civic institutions to promote constructive working partnerships in the community.

Finance Manager

The Finance Manager is responsible for the day-to-day financial operations of the organization, including assisting the Executive Director and Treasurer in financial planning, maintenance, and reporting. The Finance Manager is also responsible for monthly financial statements, financial institution relations, maintaining the annual budget with the Executive Director and Treasurer, the administration of payroll and employee benefits.

pops concerts
2021 Gala – Rhapsody In Blue @ Tropicana Riverfront Event Center
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

We are excited to announce the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra will kick off the 2021-2022 Season with our annual gala, “Rhapsody in Blue,” to be held on Saturday, August 28, at the Tropicana Riverfront Event Center. Most importantly, the event will raise funds to benefit the Orchestra’s education and community outreach efforts. The evening includes a champagne reception, dinner, silent auction, live auction, and live musical entertainment.

Included with the gala festivities, is a raffle for a $9,500 Emerald and Diamond 18k women’s jewelry set: pendant, earrings and ring designed by Doves by Doron Palma and donated by Diamond Galleria.  Tickets: $75 for one ticket and $100 for two tickets.

Individual reservation is $125 or $250 per couple. For questions, call (812) 425-5050, Ext 311.


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We care a LOT about growing our audience and making sure people who are newer to classical music and/or orchestra concerts have a great experience!

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The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra’s core purpose is “to engage our community in the powerful experience of live symphonic music,” with core values covering the areas of customer service, artistic excellence, fiscal responsibility and community enrichment.


Club1839A FREE program that allows 18–39 ages to get discounted best available seats to Evansville Philharmonic Classics or Pops concerts (limit 2 tickets per member per concert). If you’re 18–39, you can register for CLUB 18│39 for free. There is no joiner or membership fee for this program.

More details can be found here.


As the largest arts institution in the Tri-State area, the impact of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra extends beyond the concert hall. We serve a vital educational role for area students ranging from pre-school through high school. We provide numerous community-outreach programs that play a critical role in attracting new businesses to the area. We help make the Tri-State an attractive place to work and live with a thriving cultural environment.