The VPO provides non-professional musicians from the community with an opportunity to perform orchestral music with a full symphony orchestra. It serves as a training ground and a vehicle for high level of performance for emerging professional conductors and aspiring professional musicians. The VPO presents a series of orchestral concerts at a high level that entertain, inspire, and engage the community at large.
As written in our 1966 constitution, VPO’s mission is to:
- Provide the opportunity for highly qualified non-professional musicians to express their musical talents in the company of their musical peers; and
- Establish, maintain, promote, and encourage the growth of symphony orchestras and other classical musical ensembles.
Our values are the principles and ethics of how we act and function as a community organization. We are guided by the values of: