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Color, Tonality, and Synaesthesia

By Jack Howell The most basic spectrum when discussing color in music is from dark to bright. A musical tone that is heavy in the fundamental pitch and lower harmonics and lacking …

Musicians of the PSO 2nd Horn Bob Lauver

Drawn to Pittsburgh: Bob Lauver

Robert Lauver By Craig Knox Position: 2nd Horn Joined PSO in: 2000 Previous positions: St. Louis Symphony, Columbus Symphony, Alabama Symphony, Austin Symphony “I was previously in the St. Louis …

PSO Musicians Grow Deep Roots

Two PSO musicians plant roots in the Pittsburgh community by Susanne Park For PSO bassist John Moore and bassoonist David Sogg, trees are especially important. As players of two of …

Susanne Park and Family

Magic Happens Here

By Susanne Park I've played in very good orchestras in the past, but it wasn't until I started playing as a substitute violinist in the PSO that I realised I’d ...