Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra OH
Founded in 1933, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra has a distinguished place in the Gem City's history as one of the community's oldest and longest standing cultural institutions. Today, rich in artistic tradition, the Orchestra is proud to call the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center its home. The Schuster Center is a world-class, state-of-the-art performance hall that attracts arts aficionados from all corners of Ohio and the nation. Directed by Neal Gittleman, the Dayton Philharmonic is a regional orchestra with 83 contracted musicians. The Orchestra has received the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) award for Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music for two successive seasons.