A Season to Remember

Joan Molloy looks back at her first season as EMSO’s concertmaster Serving as concertmaster for EMSO this year been an interesting, exciting and fulfilling experience.  When I met with Elizabeth last summer to discuss this venture, I had absolutely no idea how it might go! I saw possibilities, but sometimes when I see what’s possible, not

EMSO at the Woodbury Expo

EMSO at the Woodbury Community EXPO The East Metro Symphony Orchestra joined more than 180 other local business and organizations at the 2018 Woodbury Community EXPO!  We had a great time meeting a lot of our neighbors and sharing our love of music with the Woodbury community.  It was wonderful to see so many of our

Ten Years of EMSO

The upcoming 2018 – 2019 concert season will be our tenth season since becoming an independent non-profit community orchestra and it’s time to party!  In addition, we will be celebrating Dr. Elizabeth Prielozny Barnes’ twentieth year as music director and conductor of our orchestra.  This season is going to be filled with some blasts from the

TACK! Swedish Concert

TACK! (THANKS!) Tack (thanks) to everyone who attended either (or both!) of our Svensk musik och dans (Swedish Music and Dance) concerts in May. It was a full house at both Augustana Lutheran Church in West St. Paul on May 20th and the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis on May 23rd.  EMSO’s first time having a performance shown multiple times