Manchester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale

Bringing Music to our Community for 58 Years!

The Manchester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale is a nonprofit volunteer organization that brings quality orchestral and choral music to the community, provides performance opportunities for its members, and provides education and performance opportunities for young musicians in partnership with Manchester schools and other Connecticut schools and colleges.

Join us for our next concert:

Chorale – “Simple Gifts”
Dr. Carolina Flores, Chorale Artistic Director
Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Emanuel Lutheran Church, 60 Church Street, Manchester, CT
Pre-concert writeup

Schubert: Mass in G
Brahms: How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place
Copland: Simple Gifts
Copland: Zion’s Walls
Dawson: Ain’ a That Good News
Haydn: The Heavens Are Telling
Larson: Sing to the Lord of Harvest
Rutter: For the Beauty of the Earth
Rutter: Gaelic Blessing
Sleeth: A Song of Thanksgiving
Thompson: The God Who Gave Us Life
Thompson: The Road Not Taken

See the photo gallery from the June 5, 2017 rehearsal with students from Manchester High School and other local schools

See the photo gallery from the December 15, 2016 Travelers Chorale concert

See the photo gallery from the November 4, 2016 concert

Conversation with Joseph Hodge: “I would soak it up like a sponge”