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Please join Maestro James Ogle and the Meridian Symphony Orchestra as we celebrate our 26th season! The Meridian Symphony is a dynamic 70-member ensemble, performing the best of classical and pops music in a family-friendly setting.

Keliner 2014 2June 13, 2015 Concert in the Park

Presented by City of Meridian

The family friendly concert, part of the City of Meridian’s annual Gene Kleiner Day, features some of the orchestra’s “greatest hits,” including Saint Saens’ “Marche Militaire Francaise,” selections from Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess,” Offenbach’s famous “Can-Can” and compositions by Duke Ellington, Tchaikovsky, Sousa and others.

The orchestra will perform under the baton of artistic director and conductor James Ogle and assistant conductor Daniel Wiley for its final concert of its 25th anniversary season.

Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, 1900 N. Records Avenue, Meridian, ID 83642

LEV_0186 crop longMeridian Symphony Auditions, July 25, 2015

Auditions will be conducted during the day for section strings, second oboe, second bassoon, tuba, English horn, second trumpet and third trumpet. To schedule an audition time or for more information, contact the Symphony at or 208-891-2721. Click here for more information.

First Presbyterian Church, 950 W. State St., Boise, ID 83702

1376496656-logo-kona-grillThank you to KONA GRILL for hosting our 2015 Mix and Mingle!

And a big thank you to all of our generous donors for making this a very fun and successful evening! AAA, Bella Aquila, Boise Co-op, D&B Supply, Discovery Center, Disneyland, Grove Hotel, Idaho Steelheads, Idaho Botanical Gardens, Jodi Salsman Pampered Chef, Johnson Floral, Lunatic Fringe, Moxie Java, Opera Idaho, Pierce Park Greens, Pure, Rain Salon and Spa, Susan Reuling Furness, Roaring Springs, Shadow Valley, Silverwood, Smoky Mountain Pizza, The Flicks, Warhawk Air Museum, World Center Birds of Prey

Tidg_2015logo_colorhank you for Supporting the Meridian Symphony Orchestra during Idaho Gives!

Funds raised will be used to support our Young Artists Competition. This annual event provides valuable opportunities for talented young musicians in southwest Idaho to prepare solos and compete before judges for a chance to play with the orchestra.  Winners perform during our season finale concert, always an audience favorite.

blue piano smOctober 25, 2014 American Spectacular

Presented by The Village at Meridian

Featuring great American music, including Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue,” with soloist Dr. Mark Hansen of Boise State University on a rare blue Steinway grand piano. What a way to kick off our milestone season!


shutterstock_158682953hollySMDecember 6, 2014 ‘Tis the Season

Presented by Sherer and Wynkoop Law Office and Dorsey Music

Take a break from the hustle and bustle and join us for a delightful evening of holiday classics. Rumor has it that Mr. and Mrs. Claus may be joining us again this year.


February 28, 2015 The Wild Wild West

Presented by Bank of the Cascades

The Idaho premiere of “Rocky Mountain Suite,” by Jonathan Peters, music from “The Magnificent Seven” and a piece by Aaron Copland are part of our homage to the Western vision, and its power to fire the imagination.


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Presented by Idaho Power and Dunkley Music

Get ready to be wowed as the winners of our Young Artists Competition perform as soloists with the symphony. A favorite each year with our audience, the concert features outstanding young musicians playing selections that inspire and entertain.