Classical music can seem daunting to some first-time concertgoers, but there’s no reason to stress. We at the Delaware Symphony want you to be able to relax and enjoy the music, and make your visit exiting and memorable. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about our concerts: 


Have any other questions? Give us a call or send an email using the form on this page, and we'll be happy to answer them for you!


The DSO is comprised of professional 82 musicians.  Some of the DSO’s musicians live in and around Wilmington; others live elsewhere in Delaware; but many are from cities in the Mid-Atlantic region ranging from New York City to central Virginia.  Some musicians have been performing with the DSO for more than 40 years.

Find the Musicians’ Roster in our People section

David Amado became the fifth Music Director of the DSO in 2003. A Marion, PA, native and graduate of Indiana University and The Juilliard School, he has held posts with the Oregon and St. Louis symphonies, and also serves as Music Director of the Atlantic Classical Orchestra in Florida.

Find out more about Music Director David Amado

Every orchestra needs a staff if it is to achieve professional excellence.  At the DSO, there are five full-time and two part-time administrative staff members who oversee planning, development (fund raising), marketing, box office, finances, orchestra personnel, and coordination of all the above.

Find the staff directory in our People section

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