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A component of the Charlotte Symphony's education and engagement efforts, the annual Pro-Am gives community musicians the opportunity to rehearse and perform alongside CSO musicians in a professional setting.

Program Information

Participants spend the afternoon rehearsing side-by-side with Charlotte Symphony musicians in preparation for a free community concert that evening at the Belk Theater. In between, participants and CSO musicians have the opportunity to engage further over a shared meal.     

Pro-Am is open to any musician 18 years and older who plays a traditional symphony instrument. Participants must be able to provide their own instruments.

Thank you to all of the community musicians who took part in the 2019 program! View our photo gallery from the free community concert.

To protect audiences, musicians, and staff from the spread of COVID-19 and in response to evolving guidance from Governor Roy Cooper and state and federal health officials, the Charlotte Symphony has canceled or rescheduled all concerts through August 2020.  

As a result, the annual Pro-Am, scheduled for March 22, has been rescheduled to 20/21 Season. Current Pro-Am registrants will be notified as soon as a rescheduled date has been set. >> Learn More

2020 Program Details

Sunday, March 22, 2020
Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
130 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Duration: 3 - 8 pm

3 pm | Rehearsal
5 pm | Meal
7 pm | Free Community Performance


SIBELIUS Finlandia, Opus 26, No. 7
BIZET Suite No. 1 from Carmen (selections)
BIZET Suite No. 2 from Carmen ("Les Toréadors")
NEWMAN 20th Century Fox Fanfare
WILLIAMS Star Wars: Suite for Orchestra (I. Main Title)
BADELT Pirates of the Caribbean
TCHAIKOVSKY 1812, Overture solenelle, Opus 49


$75 - College student (must have valid student I.D.)
$100 - Teacher (must have a valid I.D.)
$125 - Standard 

Preview the Repertoire


For more information, please contact Heather Munch, School & Community Programs Manager.