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The Mid-Columbia Symphony Board has been working with the Arts Center Task Force to set up live video streaming! This will allow us to broadcast live musical performances by the Symphony to help fill the need of both the audiences and the musicians in these......

New, on our archived recordings page, find Bill McKay’s performance of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, performed in March of 2003 with the Mid-Columbia Symphony. It is a very strong performance and we are sure you will enjoy it as much as the original audience!...

We added two interesting videos to our Video Message page. A striking video shows the reality of socially-distanced orchestras: see the Parallax Orchestra play familiar excerpts from classical pieces. And we direct you to a delightful, facetious video presented by Classic FM Digital Radio. An......

At the Mid-Columbia Symphony Society annual meeting in August, the 2020-2021 budget was approved with a fundraising goal of $100,000.  During normal times, when we perform five live concerts, the budget outlay is around $250,000.  In addition to paying the service fees of the orchestra......

Look on our Video Messages page for Dr. Wallin’s recommendations for classical music selected for Halloween and for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Here is his list of music: For Halloween, he recommends from the program of the Mid-Columbia Symphony performances on November......

We are pleased to announce we have hired a new Operations Manager, Kristy Sandidge-Fargher. She replaces Katie Crenshaw, who accepted a full-time job at an accounting firm. We selected Kristy from a group of several qualified candidates. We thank all who applied for this position......

Go to the top right of our home page to read about our August 24, 2020 Annual Meeting. Topics are: Meeting Agenda; Annual Report; Financial Position; Budget versus Actual; Income and Expense Items; Proposed Budget; Report on Communications...

We’ve added an archived audio recording of child prodigy Lilit Gampel performing with the Mid-Columbia Symphony in 1973 when she was only 13 years old. She performs the Bruch Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in G minor, the same number she performed less than a......

We are sad to announce that our business manager, Katie Crenshaw, has taken a full-time position elsewhere. Katie has been an invaluable resource and passionate supporter of our symphony, and we wish her the very best in her new position. Consequently, we need to hire......

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