Meridian Symphony Orchestra Celebrating Our 14th Season with the Next Exit Series
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Welcome to the Meridian Symphony Orchestra!

We invite you to browse our website to learn more about us. The mission of the MSO is to present quality orchestral music in a family-friendly setting. In addition, we work to provide opportunities for the advancement of the performing and fine arts in the Meridian and the Southwestern Idaho area, which includes partnerships with the Meridian schools.

Please feel free to e-mail us comments about our website, about the Orchestra and our programs. We hope to see you at our next concert!

Partnership with The Village at Meridian

If you wish to purchase a copy of "New Wings", please call David Stolhand, Board President of the Symphony at 208-761-3185. Thank you.

View our 2013/2014 Season

Upcoming Events

Presented by Idaho Power

Saturday, April 26, 2014
7:30 PM

Centennial Performing Arts Center
12400 W. McMillan Road, Boise, ID 83713

Pre-Concert Lecture with
Maestro James Ogle
Concert Hall at 6:30pm

Doors open at 6:15 PM. Open seating.

Upcoming Concert Flyer (Acrobat PDF)


Meridian Symphony Orchestra
2014 Young Artist Competition
January 25, 2014

Meridian United Methodist Church
240 E. Idaho Ave.
Meridian, ID 83642

MSO Young Artist Application (Acrobat PDF)
MSO Young Artist Guidelines (Acrobat PDF)

2014 Competition Results

Junior Division

Soloist Award Recipient
Junior Piano
John Shieh

Soloist Award Recipient
Junior String
Lauren Vandervelden, Violin

Senior Division

Soloist Award Recipient
Senior String
Anna Black, Violin

Senior Instrumental
Jenna Caven, Flute

Senior Instrumental
Honorable Mention
Kathrine Dickerson, Flute

Senior Piano
Honorable Mention
Gabriel Ball

Orchestra Positions Available
(go to Rehearsals Section for Audition Information)

2nd Bassoon
2nd Oboe
Section Strings


Did You Know
The following results are from the 1997 Gallup Survey: 69% believe school music participation corresponds to better grades and test scores. 85% believe communities should provide financial resources to support these programs. 70% of respondents in the Gallup Survey think music education should be mandated by states.