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Please join Maestro James Ogle and the Meridian Symphony Orchestra as we celebrate our 27th season! The Meridian Symphony is a dynamic 70-member ensemble, performing the best of classical and pops in a family-friendly setting.


shutterstock_43199545FLAG SM CROPOctober 15, 2016: ALL-AMERICAN SPECTACULAR
Centennial High School Performing Arts Center, 12400 W. McMillan Road, Boise ID

What a great way to start the season! We perform music by some of America’s greatest composers, including Aaron Copeland, Duke Ellington, Leonard Bernstein, John Williams and more. Special guest Del Parkinson joins us on the piano for variations on Gershwin’s famous “I Got Rhythm.”

shutterstock_336864599VWBUGSM CROPDecember 3, 2016: A SEASON TO CELEBRATE
Centennial High School Performing Arts Center, 12400 W. McMillan Road, Boise ID

The holidays are a time of joy, good will — and MUSIC.  Join us for a warm and entertaining evening  sure to get you in the spirit of the season. “Adeste Fidelis,” “Sleigh Ride” and “A Christmas Festival” are on the program, along with “Twas the Night Before Christmas” led by Dr. Tom Phelps, our former longtime conductor (welcome back, Tom!) Boise State University choirs will perform with the Symphony under the direction of Dr. Michael Porter, and there may be other special guests (hint: Ho Ho Ho) as well.

shutterstock_425655628THREAD SM CROPFebruary 25, 2017: BITS AND PIECES
Centennial High School Performing Arts Center, 12400 W. McMillan Road, Boise ID

We perform movements  from a dazzling array of masterworks, including Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony No. 8, Dvorak’s “New World” Symphony No. 9, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.4 and  Haydn’s “The Clock” Symphony. Plus Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins (more on our incredible soloists coming soon) and other musical gems!

shutterstock_100778047 YAC SM CROPApril 22, 2017: RISING STARS
Centennial High School Performing Arts Center, 12400 W. McMillan Road, Boise ID

A favorite each with year with our audience, the Young Artists Concert features winners of our Young Artists Competition performing solos with the orchestra. Also on the program: Shostakovich’s “Festive Overture,” Hanson’s “Merry Mount Suite” and Delius’ “The Walk to the Paradise Garden.”

June 10, 2017: CONCERT IN THE PARK
Presented by City of Meridian
Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park Amphitheater, 1900 N. Records Avenue, Meridian, ID