Our top priority is the health and safety of our guests, musicians and staff.

The WSO is excited to welcome back its patrons to live orchestral music for the 2021-22 season. Our top priority is the health and safety of our patrons, musicians, and staff. The following protocols are in effect until further notice and are dictated by the requirements of each venue and/or presenter.

SoundBites: Opening Night with Sasha Cooke
Scottish Rite Cathedral
November 20, 2021

TESTING

  • All attendees will be required to have a negative COVID-19 test for entry.
  • Audience members must obtain a negative PCR test within 72 hours or a negative antigen test within 24 hours of concert time.
  • Roxby Labs will be offering free testing with extended hours at
    OVMC former VPC South parking lot, 2000 Eoff Street, Wheeling
    • Thursday, November 18: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
    • Friday, November 19: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
    • Saturday, November 20: 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Audience members who wish to get their test at Roxby Labs can pre-register at www.roxbylabs.com
  • Audience members will receive an email of their test results to show at the door.
  • Alternatively, audience members can submit the results of a verified at-home COVID-19 antigen test within 24-hours.
  • Audience members who cannot attend the testing site prior to concert time will be provided a rapid test at the door. Results takes approximately 15 minutes. Please plan your visit accordingly.

MASKS

Required of all patrons ages 2 and above, regardless of vaccination status, unless actively eating or drinking.

VACINATIONS

We encourage all eligible individuals to get vaccinated to stop the spread of COVID-19.

SOCIAL DISTANCING

Whenever possible, please try to maintain proper social distancing in common areas, including entry points and restrooms.

Symphony On Ice
WesBanco Arena
December 2, 2021

MASKS

Required of all patrons ages 2 and above, regardless of vaccination status, unless actively eating or drinking.

VACINATIONS

We encourage all eligible individuals to get vaccinated to stop the spread of COVID-19.

SOCIAL DISTANCING

Whenever possible, please try to maintain proper social distancing in common areas, including entry points and restrooms.

FAQs Surrounding COVID-19 Impact

Are these requirements set by the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra or are they venue specific?

As we expand our reach and concert design, we are working with a variety of venues, presenters, and performers that have different requirements. We respect the right of each venue to establish policies for the health and safety of its staff and patrons. In consultation with the venue, presenters, performers, and our musician’s union, we establish these guidelines to aid in stopping the spread of COVID-19.

Are vaccination cards required?

No. At this point, vaccination cards are not required for entry at any WSO concerts and events.

Will there be separate section for vaccinated vs unvaccinated patrons? Social distancing?

No. All events will be sold at full capacity.

What if my child is too young and won’t wear a mask?

All patrons over the age of 2 are required to wear a mask

I am not willing to take this step and would like a refund.

We will miss seeing you and are able to offer exchanges into future events, credits, or refunds. Please contact the Box Office at 304-232-6191.

Maestro John Devlin and the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra musicians cannot wait to share music with you again! If you have additional questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact us at 304-232-6191 or by email at boxoffice@wheelingsymphony.com.


COVID-19 Warning
An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the CDC, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. Visit the CDC web site for a complete list of people who need to take extra precautions. By attending a Wheeling Symphony Orchestra concert you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Help keep each other healthy.