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Welcome to the Hampton Roads Philharmonic’s 2021 concert season under the baton of Music Director Steven Brindle. The HRP showcases the rich musical talent of the community in four exciting programs throughout the season: October, December, March, and May. A diverse orchestra, the HRP includes active and retired military, music teachers, students, senior citizens, and youth. Welcoming familiar and new composers alike, the orchestra actively commissions new works each season.

Executive Director Gene Chieffo

Welcome Gene Chieffo

Executive Director

After a 20-year career as a clarinetist in Army Bands, including 6 years here at Ft. Monroe, Gene served as the Senior Army Instructor for two different Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps programs in the Philadelphia area for 15 years.

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’20-’21 Season Update

The Hampton Roads Philharmonic regrets to announce that its ’20-’21 live concert season is officially canceled. However, our Virtual Chamber Performance, Petting Zoo, and Player Profile series is going strong! Please keep checking in with our website and Facebook pages for new videos and exciting new merchandise. We hope to resume live performances next season starting in October with featured performances from our November 2020 Young Artist Competition winners. Please stay tuned for updates. And THANK YOU for your continued support!!

– Mike Marshall, Chair

Virtual Concert Series

Despite having to cancel our regular concerts due to COVID-19, we created a safe, and fun way to bring you great classical music! Throughout the next few months we will be sharing short performances and other fun musical videos put together by our amazing volunteer players! We hope you enjoy these videos and we look forward to being able to perform in person again soon!

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Our Mission

To strive for artistic excellence, increase community awareness and participation in the performing arts, program a diverse selection of repertoire, and create a variety of educational opportunities and experiences

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