MISSION: To provide excellence in symphonic music, education, and outreach programs for the Midland community and beyond.
The Midland Symphony Orchestra consists of more than 70 professional musicians from across the state, and has provided the Great Lakes Bay Region with excellence in symphonic music since 1936. Its concert season, performed in the 1,500-seat Midland Center for the Arts Auditorium, features renowned guest artists, family programs and special events.
Past guest performers include Itzhak Perlman, Sarah Chang, Dave Brubeck, Sharon Isbin, Edgar Meyer, Measha Brueggergosman, Time for Three, the Grand Rapids Ballet Company, and many more who have contributed to the unique and challenging repertoire which defines the MSO.
The MSO is an incorporated member group of Midland Center for the Arts, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation, and is a member of the League of American Orchestras.