Attend a Concert

EMSO concerts are always relaxed, informal, and appropriate for all ages and musical backgrounds. Everyone is warmly invited to join us for each and every event and to meet EMSO’s wonderful musicians during our informal receptions following a performance. Orchestra Audience Frequently Asked Questions Who can attend a concert? EMSO concerts are open to all members of the […]

A Joyful Noise Concert-A recap

Celebrating with A Joyful Noise EMSO’s collaborative concert with King of Kings Lutheran Church was a joyous celebration What a great time spreading “a joyful noise” at EMSO’s first concert of the 2018-2019 season, A Joyful Noise, on October 28th!  We were joined at King of Kings Lutheran Church by Director of Worship and Arts Chris Vorrie […]

Member Spotlight-Sally Browne

Sally Browne knows a lot about the East Metro Symphony Orchestra. Not only did she begin playing viola in the orchestra while it was still the 3M Club Symphony Orchestra, but she has played many vital roles in the development and evolution of EMSO since it transformed into an independent, non-profit community orchestra. “I moved to […]

Member Spotlight-Megan Gangl

Megan Gangl knows a good opportunity when she sees one.When the option to join the 3M Symphony Orchestra was presented to her in 2006, she jumped at the chance.   “I had been involved with many musical groups including community band, wind ensemble, and 25 years with a woodwind quintet, but I had never had the […]

10th Annual Side-by-Side Concert

Celebrating Ten Years of Education and Music EMSO commemorated its tenth year as a community catalyst for music education with its 10th Annual Side-By-Side concert The East Metro Symphony Orchestra presented the 10th Annual Side-By-Side concert on November 20, 2018 at East Ridge High School.  The side-by-side concerts are an opportunity for young high school orchestra students to […]

Thank You to our Partners at Merrill and Woodbury Dance Center

10 Years of Music and Community Honoring our partnerships with Merrill Arts Center and Woodbury Dance Center It’s a first for EMSO. Two concerts. Two partners.  One fabulous holiday weekend! The East Metro Symphony Orchestra would like to acknowledge two of our most important collaborators over the last 10 years. Merrill Arts Center (MAC) has been a supportive part of […]

Looking Back-Musical Chairs

Looking Back…“Musical Chairs Offering” Chamber String Ensemble  Performs Summer Concert with Friends On August 5, 2018, members of the East Metro Symphony Orchestra performed a special summer chamber ensemble concert at New Life Church of Woodbury.The chamber group, Musical Chairs Offering, is made up of more than a dozen EMSO string musicians.  The idea for a group where members would essentially play […]

Thank You to our Venue Partners

10 Years of Musicand Community Through out this season, EMSO will be highlighting many of our partners and supporters who have had a big impact on our success over the last 10 years.During our upcoming concert, we will be acknowledging our wonderful venue partners.  From local schools and houses of worship, to senior centers and cultural museums, these fantastic locales […]