Season at a Glance

Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia Cameron May, Music Director and Conductor

The 2019-2020 season offers a rich array of programs showcasing May’s skill, confidence and humor on the podium. Musicians and audience members will be inspired by his depth and knowledge of the classical literature and commitment to bringing live music to the South Sound area. Maestro May leads a season of programming with appearances in November, March and May in programs that highlight the versatility and virtuosity of the young symphony musicians.

Sunday, November 3, 4 p.m. Fall Concert at the Washington Center

Modest Mussorgsky/arr. Rimsky-KorsakovNight on Bald Mountain
Georges Bizet, L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Johannes Brahms, Hungarian Dance No. 5

Also appearing: Brass Choir, Academy & Debut Orchestras

Distinguished Sponsor:  Olympic Dermatology

Saturday, December 14, 2pm Brass Choir Holiday Show at Westminster Presbyterian

The ever-popular 18-member Brass Choir, directed by Greg Allison, will put you in the holiday mood. Laughter and reflection abound in the programming. From the Frog narrations of the 12 Days of Christmas to the heralding sounds that once echoed in the grand churches of Europe, there is music for everyone. A delightful afternoon out for family, friends, and co-workers with reasonably priced tickets.

Tickets at the door: $8, $13, $35

Sponsors:  Tumwater Eye Center, Academy Mortgage Corporation, Lacey

Friday, December 6, 7 p.m. Community Messiah Sing-Along at the Washington Center

Please note the new day and date change! 

Come to sing or come to listen to the annual Community Messiah Sing-Along at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, downtown Olympia.  This is a free and open to the public performance hosted by Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia (SOGO). Limited scores are available to borrow or purchase. Donations are gladly accepted.
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Distinguished Sponsor:  R.L. Ray Violin Shop, LLC, PCS Structural Solutions, TwinStar Credit Union
Hosted by:  Washington Center for the Performing Arts & SOGO

Sunday, March 1, 4 p.m. Winter Concert at the Washington Center

Florence Price arr. William Grant Still, Dances in the Canebrakes
Antonin Dvorak, Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 From the New World

Also appearing: Brass Choir, Academy & Debut Orchestras

Distinguished Sponsor:  Olympia Federal Savings