Lara Herreid is a native of Wichita Falls. After graduating from WFHS in 2013 she began her career by attending Southwestern University in Georgetown where she received her BA in Sociology and English. Lara gained valuable experience as an intern with Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. where she contributed to projects as a program evaluator. She also worked with the City of Upper Arlington as a Parks and Recreation Graduate Intern before completing her Masters of Public Administration at Ohio State University.
After graduation in May of 2019 Lara returned home to Wichita Falls while she waited to begin her new job. She offered to be available as a volunteer to the WFSO and we were honored to have her! Her incredible organizational skills were utilized in our administrative office during this very busy summer. We wish Laura the best in all of her future endeavors!
The WFSO Board of Directors oversees individual committees that facilitate all areas of running a symphony orchestra. You can be a part of the symphony family by giving your time as a committee member. Please let us know where your areas of interest lie. Volunteers are needed for the following committees: Education, Development, Hospitality and Marketing.
Volunteer to be an usher on concert night or help out in the Box Office.
The Wichita Falls Symphony League is a non-profit organization of volunteers whose purpose is to support and promote the growth of the Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra, Inc., to stimulate interest and appreciation of symphonic music, to promote the growth of culture in our community, and to support young musicians through scholarships and other means. Their work is supported through community fundraising activities and volunteer work such as providing meals for the WFSO’s musicians during rehearsals. Membership in the Symphony League is available annually. For more information on the Wichita Falls Symphony League and becoming a member, click here.
Would you like to connect with the WFSO musicians on a more personal level? Sign up to be a host to one of our out of town musicians on concert weekend! The WF Symphony League program will pair you with an out of town musician who needs a place to rest in between rehearsal and concert start time! Call 940-733-3059 for more information on how you can be involved in this program.
The Second Annual Young People’s Concert on January 24th, 2020 was a huge success! Approximately 2,000 students, parents, and teachers from several districts in the Texoma area were in attendance for our performance of Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf.” We also partnered with Region 9 to host our first Fine Arts Discovery Day! Our next Young Person’s Concert will be Friday, January 26th, 2021. For more information about our Young Person’s Concert and how to volunteer, please click here.