• Texas A&M-San Antonio’s new auditorium hosts Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio

    Texas A&M University-San Antonio will mark the grand opening of the new auditorium by hosting the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio (COSA) on Friday, September 5, 2014. Directed by guest conductor Carlos Izcaray, the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and will present music from and about the Iberian Peninsula: Joaquin Turina’s La Oracion del Torero (The Prayer of the Bullfighter) and Rodion Shchedrin’s Carmen-Suite. “This is such a wonderful opportunity for our students, faculty and staff and the greater San Antonio ...

  • COSA Announces Millennial Committee

    The Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio (COSA) has announced the launch of its Millennial Committee. Designed to spur interest in the increasingly vital Generation Y audiences, the Millennial Committee will be tasked with meeting monthly to develop ideas that will encourage young audiences – 30 and under – to participate, purchase tickets, and donate to performing arts organizations such as COSA. Since its inception in 2010, COSA has recognized the importance of attracting a younger demographic, and it is embracing innovative ...

  • COSA Announces 2014/2015 Season

    The Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio announces the programming for its 2014/2015 season.  The Special Spring 2014 concert will take place at Gallery Nord, while the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 concerts will take place at the Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. For art integrationists, on May 31, 2014, at 7:30 pm at Gallery Nord, COSA and AtticRep, both Tobin resident companies, will perform a radio play by Ron Moore.  Elizaveta, in the present ...

  • COSA on TPR

    Mario Ochoa of the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio pitched his idea of creating a fine arts bar for San Antonio. Like a sports bar – but a watering hole for local patrons of the arts that will promote, cross pollinate and build excitement about local performances, galleries and art events. “The big pitch was a fine arts bar called Muse that would integrate all the fine arts into one space," Ochoa said. "We’ll serve drinks. We’ll serve food. We’ll serve ...

  • COSA in San Antonio Business Journal

    The Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio was recently featured as one of the seven local performing arts organization to participate an event, known as 3DS Performing Arts, which ran Feb. 21-23 at Geekdom. 3DS Performing Arts is modeled after 3 Day Startup, a national program that involves bringing together college students with the goal of launching student-run companies. Through 3DS Performing Arts, the performing arts organizations learned how to better market themselves and increase revenues by using some of the same tools available ...

  • Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum’s Grand Opening Weekend

    COSA performed on November 22, 2013 for the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum’s (CTHM) grand opening weekend, featuring a performance of Aaron Copland’s beloved Appalachian Spring Suite. Joseph A. Gonzalez conducted the orchestra in the original 13-piece arrangement of this iconic piece. As part of a unique cultural exchange between the CTHM and the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio, Copland’s inspirational work was presented in celebration of the museum’s grand opening on November 23. Robert Oliver, our 2012 inaugural concert underwriter, serves ...