Bringing Music to our Community for 59 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 1 – Orchestra “Shall We Dance?”
November, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Location TBD
Marquez: Danzon No. 2
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
Christopher Ladd, guitar
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5
Strauss: Thunder and Lightning Polka
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake (excerpts)
Stravinsky: Berceuse and Finale from Firebird

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”