50-Year History of the

Prometheus Symphony Orchestra


(by Bonnie Bogue, Member of Prometheus since 1966)

The Prometheus Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 50th Anniversary Season in 2014-2015. What began as an temporary undertaking in 1965 has matured into a respected, all-volunteer orchestra that plays a significant role in the cultural scene of Oakland and the East Bay. Here is our story.

Chapter I – First Decade 1965-1975

Chapter II – Second Decade 1975-1985

Chapter III – Third Decade 1985-1995

Chapter IV – Our Fourth Decade 1995-2005

Chapter V – Our Fifth Decade 2005-2015

Coda: The Volunteer Orchestra Challenge


PSO Repertoire 1965-2022

You can see the works Prometheus Symphony Orchestra has performed in its history HERE

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