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49th Season's Concerts


Subject To Change

Ticket Information


Young Artist Competition
Tuesday, January 26, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, January 27, 7 p.m.
Thursday, January 28, 7 p.m.
University of Guam
Fine Arts Theater


Young Artists Awards Concert
Sunday, February 14, 2 p.m.
Lotte Hotel Guam


New World Symphony
Saturday, February 27, 6 p.m.
Sunday, February 28, 2 p.m.
Lotte Hotel Guam


Beethoven's Choral Fantasy
Saturday, April 9, 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 10, 2 p.m.
Lotte Hotel Guam

Contact Us


P.O. Box 4069, Hagatna, GU
Phone: (671) 477-1959
Email: info(gs)
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The Guam Symphony Society is a non-profit organization that promotes fine music on the island of Guam Since 1967, the Society has promoted classical and classic pops music to a beautiful island through the Guam Symphony Orchestra, Chorale, and their guests from around the world.

The Guam Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of music director Dr. Stephen Bednarzyk, consists of approximately 50 dedicated volunteer musicians, most of whom come from Guam. Occasionally, musicians from Saipan, the mainland U.S., Hong Kong, Japan and Korea join the orchestra for special performances.

One desire of the founders was to provide a means to develop local musical talent. Today, the Society provides performance experiences for amateur and professional musicians. Through the annual Young Artist Competition, children and youth in the community are encouraged to develop their talents.

Our orchestra and chorale play an important role in the musical life of the island. As the only organization of its kind in Micronesia, the Guam Symphony Society is dedicated to providing opportunities for musicians and listeners to experience quality symphonic music.

Upcoming Events

Young Artist Awards Concert – 2 p.m., February 14, Lotte Hotel Guam


New World Symphony – February 27 & 28, Lotte Hotel Guam
Special guests Dr. Juyong Kwon (conductor) and David Duenas (soloist)


  • Les Preludes - Liszt
  • Concierto de Aranjuez - Rodrigo
  • Symphony No. 9 "New World" – Dvorak

Beethoven's Choral Fantasy – April 9 & 10, Lotte Hotel Guam
Special guest Dr. Colleen Jennings (soloist)


  • Academic Festival Overture - Brahms
  • Knoxville Summer of 1915 - Barber
  • Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 - Enesco
  • Choral Fantasy - Beethoven