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.
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
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 email@example.com or 208-891-2721. Click here for more information.
First Presbyterian Church, 950 W. State St., Boise, ID 83702
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.