Lois Robinson, Executive Director
(318) 222-7496 


FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2020, SHREVEPORT, LA The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra (SSO) takes the health and safety of our patrons, musician, and community very seriously. In accordance with the Governor's proclamation, we are suspending the following SSO concerts while we determine the most appropriate next steps:
  • Broadway Today with Craig Schulman concert on March 28
  • Beethoven 250 Celebration I chamber concert on March 29
Ticket holders will be able exchange their tickets for any concerts in the 2020-21 Willis Knighton Masterworks Series, or can choose to have their tickets converted into a tax-deductible contribution to the SSO. Information about next season will be available in the early part of April.

All affected ticket holders will need to contact the box office regarding ticket options via email at or by phone at 318-227-8863. The SSO's in-person office hours will be limited through the end of March. If we are not in the office, patrons may leave a message for a return call.

We are closely monitoring the Governor's advisories and will keep our symphony community updated as next steps are determined in the coming days. We will make announcements as soon as possible should any impact be made on our May 2   From the New World concert.
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About the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra 
Since its founding in 1948, the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra (SSO) has become Louisiana's oldest continually operating professional orchestra and one of the most respected regional orchestras in the United States. The SSO's mission is: To Embrace - to embrace the community we serve and to be embraced by the same community; to broaden the level of supporters and their involvement with the orchestra; to work across the region with various arts organizations through cooperation and partnerships. To Enlighten - to educate; to enlighten the senses beyond the norm. To Experience - to provide the unique aesthetic experiences of live orchestral music; to give depth and enriching life; to connect people through music; to foster cultural diversity. To Excel - to foster artistic, organizational, and financial excellence.