News & Reviews


Prodigy Aristo Sham to open Shreveport Symphony Orchestra season (Shreveport Times, 9/12/17)

Inside the season: Shreveport Symphony Orchestra (video) (Shreveport Times)

Attention music-enthusiasts: A local guild is looking for you (Shreveport Times, 9/11/17)

The music of 'Star Wars,' The Rolling Stones coming to a Shreveport stage (Shreveport Times, 8/24/17)

Symphony Guild celebrates 20 years of Shopper's Card (Shreveport Times, 8/11/17)

Unpredictable, never-before-attempted collaborative concert this Saturday (Shreveport Times, 4/6/17)

Wideman Piano Competition Winners Announced (1/30/17)

Music of Journey combines rock, orchestra music (Shreveport Times, 1/11/17)

Shreveport Orchestra pays tribute to Ella Fitzgerald (Shreveport Times, 11/16/16)

Spotlight: Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Opening Night 2016 (Red River Radio, 9/23/16)

Three directors reaching remarkable milestones in NWLA:
"The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra will enter its 2016-17 season with financial profit for the fourth consecutive season" (Shreveport Times, 8/25/16)

Composer dodged grizzlies for research for "Gates of the Arctic" (Shreveport Times, 4/24/16)

Michael Butterman interviewed on Studio 6 (KTAL News, 2/26/16)

Red River Radio Spotlight: Music Director Michael Butterman on the SSO concert honoring Virginia Shehee (Red River Radio, 1/22/16)

Red River Radio Spotlight: Pianist Stanislav Khristenko and Dr. Lester Senter Wilson, Executive Director of the Wideman International Piano Competition (Red River Radio, 1/21/16)

Hear the symphony made just for Shreveport (Shreveport Times, 1/21/16)

Museum to honor Van Cliburn with dedication of auditorium (Shreveport Times, 1/19/16)

An Interview with Composer Kermit Poling upon the Premiere of his Shreveport Symphony (Jackson Harmeyer, 1/19/16)

Butterman: Less exposure to the arts is a disturbing trend (Shreveport Times, 11/17/15)

Symphony has always excelled at symbiosis (Shreveport Times, 10/15/15)

Experiencing the power of a full orchestra (Shreveport Times, 9/17/15)

Shreveport Symphony has a very special guest planned for this weekend, KTAL News, 9/16/15

Symphony moves to meet the masses, Shreveport Times, 3/17/15

Shreveport Symphony is bringing that warm feeling – Michael Butterman interview, KTAL News, 2/27/15

Symphony works to inspire next creative classShreveport Times, 2/17/15

Local cellist returns for symphony roleShreveport Times, 1/23/15

Local cellist gives a sneak peekKTAL News, 1/22/15

Film opens doors to classical music, December 11, 2014, Shreveport Times

SSO music director extends contract to 2017-18 season, November 11, 2014, Shreveport Times

Painted Violins Project turns violins into works of art, October 21, 2014, Shreveport Times

Violins a plenty at Shreveport Symphony opening, September 17, 2014, Shreveport Times

The Shreveport Symphony gears up for another great year, September 15, 2014, KTAL/ArkLaTexhomepage.com

Music Director Michael Butterman and Executive Director Lois Robinson were featured on The Best of Times Radio on September 6 discussing the upcoming season.

Meet the Shreveport Symphony's new concertmaster, August 21, 2014, Shreveport Times

Symphony orchestra back from the pits, August 10, 2014, Shreveport Times

Shreveport symphony's impact felt in classrooms, August 10, 2014, Shreveport Times

Painted Violins part of upcoming Shreveport Symphony season, July 7, 2014, Shreveport Times

KSLA News 12 Guest Editorial: June 23rd-Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, June 23, 2014, KSLA News 12

Symphony musicians, management agree on terms, June 16, 2014, Shreveport Times

KTBS interview with Michael Butterman, May 2, 2014

Red River Radio interview – Kermit Poling talks with pianist Simone Dinnerstein, composer Philip Lasser and music director Michael Butterman, May 2, 2014

Michael Butterman: Famed pianist to appear with symphony, April 30, 2014, Shreveport Times

Michael Butterman: Symphony scheduling is a well-prepared recipe, April 2, 2014, Shreveport Times

SSO principal trumpet, Rick Rowell, was featured in the Shreveport Times "Musician's Corner" on March 5

Shreveport Symphony Orchestra will let the good times roll: 'Boots, Beads & Bling' gala to be held before and after the concert Feb. 1, January 16, 2014, Shreveport Times

Shreveport symphony rocks back by bringing back some classics (includes video), January 16, 2014, KTBS

Randy Jackson: 'It's a big sound' – Shreveport Symphony to help orchestrate reincarnated Led Zeppelin performance, January 9, 2014, Shreveport Times

Symphony to debut Moonbot's 'The Numberlys,' October 24, 2013, Shreveport Times

Symphony reaches out through music, December 16, 2012, Shreveport Times

Legendary Shreveport violinist retires, April 29, 2012, KTBS.com

Shreveport Symphony makes its return, November 13, 2010, KTBS News

Shreveport Symphony reaches agreement with musician's union, July 19, 2010, KSLA News

Symphony and Musicians Reach Contract Agreement: Musicians' Pay to be Cut 45 Percent, July 19, 2010, KTBS News