NEWS: • Howard Hsu will lead a concert honoring Moody Air Force Base in March 2018. • Howard Hsu will perform Strauss's Four Last Songs with Metropolitan Opera soprano Susanna Phillips in April 2018. • Howard Hsu conducted the world premiere of James Oliverio's Trumpet Concerto No. 1: World House with soloist Randolph Lee and the VSO in February 2016. • The Valdosta Symphony Orchestra was the 2014 winner of the American Prize in Orchestral Performance (community division).