2019-2020 Placement Auditions

Schedule an appointment TODAY for Monday, June 17, 2019!

Experience weekly rehearsals with professional conductors and teaching artists and performances on the Washington Center stage.  This and much more, including music theory and history add to a challenging opportunity afforded to young musicians in the South Sound area.

For information about the placement audition or schedule an appointment, go to our Join SOGO page.

SUMMER MUSIC! June 24 – July 5

World Drumming Class

SUMMER MUSIC Sign-up Begins!

Beginning musicians through – 9th grade can join SOGO Summer Music. Get ready to explore and experience all kinds of fun classes at the 2019 SOGO Summer Music at Washington M.S. June 24-July 5.  There are 15 class offerings, including Beginning Band and Orchestra, Fiddling, Bucket Band, Swap Band, Composing, World Drumming, Percussion, Jazz for All, and traditional orchestra and band classes. Students have an option to even take a free noon Choir when signing-up.  Check out the brochure.

Summer Music Registration

2019 SOGO Spring Concert

Sunday, May 19, 4pm.

Spring Concert at the Washington Center

Welcome to the podium Music Director and Conductor Cameron May for his season debut with the Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia. Mr. May has chosen a program for the Conservatory Orchestra with a wide variety of styles and genres, while highlighting English, German, and Finnish composers. Don’t miss this final concert of the season!

Mozart, Overture to the Magic Flue
Plog, Triple Concerto
featuring ~ Carter Rowell – Trumpet, Emma Tranum – French Horn, Ian Rigg – Trombone
Elgar, Nimrod from Enigma Variations
Sibelius, Finlandia

The Brass Choir, Greg Allison conductor, will open the concert with Marlatt’s Concord Fanfare. Their portion of the program will also include All Things Bright and Beautiful and Hanssen’s, Valdres

Also appearing: Academy & Debut Orchestras

Please join us Sunday, May 19, 4pm at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

Tickets: Online at Washingtoncenter.org or call the Box Office at 360.753.8586
Distinguished Sponsor:  Capital Heating & Cooling

REHEARSAL: 5:15pm – 7:15pm
Advanced musicians (high school – college)
Mr. May, Music Director & Conductor

REHEARSAL:  4:30 – 5:10pm
Members of the Conservatory Orchestra
Mr. Allison, Conductor
Ms. Ward, Assist. Conductor

REHEARSAL:  2:45pm – 4:30pm
Intermediate (middle to early high school)
Mr. Allison, Artistic Director & Conductor

REHEARSAL:  3pm – 4:45pm
Two years experience – early middle school
Jennifer Marin & Travis Sipher, Conductors