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:

Concert 5 – Chorale/Orchestra “Pops” “An American Road Trip”
Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Bailey Auditorium, Manchester High School
134 Middle Turnpike E, Manchester, CT
Discovering the USA through music
Ives: Variations on America
Copland: Shaker Variations
Bullock: Here’s to the Big Apple
Rodgers: ‘Oklahoma’ from Richard Rodgers in Concert
Wick: Yellow Rose of Texas
Copland: Rodeo: Hoe-Down
Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite: On The Trail
Journey’s Greatest Hits
From Sea to Shining Sea

Open Position: Orchestra Music Director

See our Hartt School of Music and Hartt Community Division alumni

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”