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Maryland Symphony Orchestra Presents “The Firebird” at Maryland Theatre Performing Arts Center

“The Firebird” concert features the music of Igor Stravinsky, Gabriel Pierné, and César Franck. Madeline Olson, principal harpist for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, will join the MSO as a featured soloist for this performance.

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"The Musicians Studio" to Feature Dr. James Lee III

"The Musicians Studio" will feature composer Dr. James Lee III on February 1 at 6:00 PM. This free event will broadcast on YouTube and Facebook LIVE.

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Maryland Symphony Orchestra Will Present January and February Concerts Exclusively on MSO Live! Streaming Platform

In consideration of ongoing conditions related to COVID-19, the Maryland Symphony Orchestra will now present the previously scheduled January and February concerts exclusively in a virtual format on MSO Live!

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Maryland Symphony Orchestra to Present Annual Salute to Independence Concert at Hagerstown Community College on July 2nd

The Annual “Salute to Independence” concert, presented by the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, will be held on Friday, July 2 at the Hagerstown Community College (HCC) Amphitheatre.

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GRAMMY Award Winner Sharon Isbin to Perform with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra for Virtual Concert at the Maryland Theatre

GRAMMY Award Winner Sharon Isbin will perform with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, Elizabeth Schulze conducting, on Sunday April 11 at 3:00 p.m. at the Maryland Theatre Performing Arts Center.

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Maryland Symphony Orchestra to Present Virtual “Home for the Holidays” Concert Free for the Community

HAGERSTOWN, Md. – November 23, 2020  –The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will present a virtual “Home for the Holidays” concert on Sunday, December 20 at 3:00 p.m. The concert will be offered free of charge on the symphony’s new “MSO Live! Virtual Concert Hall” streaming platform at

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Maryland Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Emily Socks as Director of Development

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra has announced that Emily C. Socks has rejoined its administrative staff as Director of Development. Since 2018, Socks served as a Major Gift Officer for Adventist HealthCare in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She previously served as Director of Advancement for the Maryland Symphony Orchestra from 2016 to 2018.

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Maryland Symphony Orchestra Announces Contract Extension of Elizabeth Schulze

Maryland Symphony Orchestra Board President Melinda Marsden has announced that Music Director Elizabeth Schulze has agreed to renew her contract through 2024.

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Maryland Symphony Orchestra’s Salute to Independence at Antietam National Battlefield Cancelled

HAGERSTOWN, Md. – May 12, 2020 – The Maryland Symphony Orchestra, after reviewing the recently released Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery and consulting with the National Park Service and local government and health officials, has determined that the 35th annual Salute to Independence scheduled for this July 4th at Antietam Battlefield cannot be held.

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All Maryland Symphony Orchestra Concerts at The Maryland Theatre Through June 30 are Cancelled

HAGERSTOWN, Md. – April 3, 2020 – Due to an extension of the Public Health Order in the State of Maryland prohibiting gatherings of 10 or more persons to slow the spread of COVID-19, there will be no additional Maryland Symphony Orchestra concerts at The Maryland Theatre through June 30.

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