The Long Beach Symphony brings the Instrument Petting Zoo to several of the Long Beach neighborhood libraries and community events. Our volunteers give a special presentation designed to pique the interest of very young children in making music. They explain how the instruments of the …Read More >
Each year, fourth- and fifth-grade students of the Long Beach Unified School District and select Wilmington schools look forward to their musical field trip to the Symphony’s home venue, the Terrace Theater at the Performing Arts Center in downtown Long Beach.Learn More >
Featuring some of Southern California’s finest symphonic musicians, Long Beach Symphony celebrates its 82nd year in Long Beach. It welcomes its new Music Director Designate, Maestro Eckart Preu (Eck-art Proy) in this 2016-2017 season who begins his first tenure with the Symphony as Music Director in the 2017-2018 season!Learn More >
Music and the arts are powerful catalysts for the quality of life, culture, and economy within local communities. The Long Beach Symphony is proud of its role, using music to help realize the full potential of our young citizens, enriching the lives of individuals of all ages and contributing to the well-being of our community.
The Symphony's goal is to continue the long tradition started in 1934, a tradition of making music for the city and neighboring communities, of bringing people together to be entertained, stimulated and even challenged by the music.