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About the OSO
Olympia Symphony Orchestra
The Olympia Symphony

is a semi-professional orchestra based in Olympia, Washington, that serves the South Puget Sound region. Our mission is to provide the highest quality live music to enrich, educate, and entertain an expanding audience. The orchestra gave its first concert in 1947. Over time, the OSO has grown to become the premiere orchestra in the South Sound, acclaimed for its commitment to both community and artistic excellence.

Board and Staff


Bill Tweit, president

Lena Mendiola, vice president

Laurel Gonzalo, secretary

Craig Stephens, treasurer

Chris Barnes

Eric Charneski

Natalie Coblentz

Tony Enzler

Wes Martin

Todd Monohon

Kelly Seago



Executive Director
Jennifer Hermann

Executive Assisatant
Renée Zimmerman

Finance Director
Milt Harper

Personnel Manager
Laura Goben Harper

Lucy Winter

Social Media Manager
Julie Funchion Sandvig

Bernadette Rivard