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Ben Goldberg

SNO Named Semi-Finalist in American Prize

SNO Named Semi-Finalist in American Prize

Symphony Number One has been named a semi-finalist in the The American Prize Orchestra division! This award recognizes our 2017-2018 season which, among other exciting projects, including premieres by Carolyn ChenJasmine Arielle Barnes, and 14 other…

VIDEO: Ben Goldberg's Catalyst (World Premiere)

VIDEO: Ben Goldberg's Catalyst (World Premiere)

Take a look at Catalyst by composer Ben Goldberg, performed at TEDxMidAtlantic 2017! Ben wrote his latest composition for chamber orchestra specifically for presentation by Symphony Number One at TEDx…

News Roundup

News Roundup

What a summer it’s been. Here are a few updates in case you missed them.

 

  • Ben Goldberg was named Symphony Number One’s second Composer-in-Residence.
  • In July, SNO completed it’s summer funding campaign and raised more than $13,000. Thanks to all of our supporters for their tremendous generosity! 
  • Our fourth Call for Scores is underway!  Composers, send in those scores. Learn more: Call for Scores 4.

Composer's Notebook: Ben Goldberg

Composer's Notebook: Ben Goldberg

I’m thrilled to be joining Symphony Number One in my new role as Composer-In-Residence for the 2017-2018 season. I’ve admired their mission since their inception, and it’s great to be aboard. I would like to thank Jordan Randall Smith and the administrative team for this significant opportunity. We have a lot of great projects in the works and I’m looking forward to creating some memorable musical experiences in the coming year.

Year in Review

Year in Review

Before the year comes to a close, we're taking a look back at the highlights that made 2016 memorable, meaningful, and magical.

Call for Scores 3 | Nominees

Call for Scores 3 | Nominees

We're excited to present our Call for Scores 3 Nominees! These 30 fantastic composers with their stunning scores now advance to round 2 where they will be evaluated by a different panel. Congratulations! The nominees, in no particular order, are:

Light City Tracks 2

Light City Tracks 2

Two months ago, we were given the privilege to perform in Baltimore's inaugural Light City festival. Being on that colorful stage by the water made us feel like rock stars! Though time has flown by, we're still wading in the energetic wake of that performance. 

Symphony Number One is Baltimore's Newes Chamber Orchestra, devoted to substantial works by emerging composers.