Summer Festival Orchestra

Stephen Michael Smith, Music Director 

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Launched last year, the Summer Festival Orchestra will continue for its second summer under the direction of DCO Music Director, Stephen Michael Smith. The 2019 program will feature Indie Pop/Alternative Rock violinist Deni Bonet!

Rehearsals at the Danbury Music Centre 7:30 – 9:30:

  • Thursday, July 11th
  • Monday, July 15th
  • Thursday, July 18th
  • Monday, July 22nd

Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, July 25th at 7:30 at WCSU VPAC

Concert: Saturday, July 27, 8:00 pm at WCSU VPAC


    • All returning members from 2018 will automatically retain their seats.
    • All current DSO musicians and DCO musicians who have performed in their respective ensembles in the for the past 5 years do not need to audition.
  • All others must schedule an audition by e-mailing us at or by calling us at (203) 748-1716. Please note openings in winds and brass will be filled on a first come first served basis. 

    Participation Fee