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NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, SET TO MUSIC

Can you hear it? The Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra (APO) reflects the people, culture and physical landscape of Northwest Arkansas in melody and rhythm. We're here to inspire diverse Arkansas arts audiences to enjoy orchestral music in surprising new ways and to cultivate young minds. 

About

Evening 

With 

The Maestro

Featuring Karen mason  & Chef Steven D. Brooks

These magnificent feasts with our world-renowned Conductor Steven Byess sell out fast. If you missed the March event, here's your chance to make it up and meet the Maestro. And if you were lucky enough to snag tickets to that sell-out, you know why it's a good idea to reserve your place-setting now.

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SHHH! DON'T TELL THEM CLASSICAL MUSIC BUILDS BETTER SCHOLARS.


The benefits of listening to and playing music are proven, improving concentration, fostering creativity and bolstering other brain functions. But we prefer to tell our charges in school residencies and the Arkansas Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (APYO) that listening to and learning music is fun and builds friendships.

Arts Education

HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT APO


Thanks to generous locals like you, the APO creates unique classical performances and enriching music education across Northwest Arkansas. You can help us by giving financial support, volunteering your time, or even dropping some ‘likes' on social media. It all matters!

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Relevant
Revolutionaries

3 CHALLENGING MASTERPIECES, BASED ON BASIC THEMES 


Maestro Steven Byess presents Relevant Revolutionaries, a trio of brilliant compositions from the Americas. Each piece features and challenges the virtuosity of subsets of APO's skilled players in its own way, but starting with a simple theme. Watch Today!

APO Mash-Ups