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Music Beat by Peter Jacobi H-T Columnist Feb 26, 2017 Joshua Bell comes to entertain us on Tuesday. The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra has reserved Saturday night for its latest entertainment. They are among the week’s events worth waiting for. … As for the Bloomington...

Leave Your Sombrero at ...

LEAVE YOUR SOMBRERO AT HOME Defying Stereotypes in Latin American Music “They’re great, but mariachis and salsa are only a tiny part of what Latin American music is all about.” Alejandro Gómez Guillén, Artistic Director and Conductor of the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, wants...

Our Next Concert: Scene...

Saturday, March 4 at 7:30 PM at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater BUY TICKETS NOW On March 4th, the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra explores the uncharted musical language of Latin America in collaboration with Indiana University’s Latin American Music Center. This program features the...

2016: A Year in Review

Looking back on some of the highlights of 2016, it’s clear that the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra continues to thrive and grow. Here’s a month-by-month recap of some of our major milestones. In January, violinist Maria Sanderson wowed our judges with her performance of ...

Give Today!

Eva loves her ChIRP violin! Keep Music Alive with a Gift to the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra When you donate to the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, you’re making our community a richer, more beautiful place. After a recent concert, an audience member shared the following...

From Pigs to Horned Hel...

“I grew up on a farm. Whenever I could, I’d sneak off and sing to the pigs. They were a great audience – never criticized or complained – they just stood there, eating and grunting. Singing to them gave me the freedom to sing out and express myself, and to practice...

A Joyous Frame of Mind:...

Music Beat Music events filling the holiday season By Peter Jacobi H-T Columnist There’s a pause in the music for Thanksgiving, save for an event with a look-ahead purpose: the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra’s annual “Holly Days Christmas,” a cheery affair devoted to put us in a...

Impressive Debut: HT Re...

CONCERT REVIEWS: BLOOMINGTON SYMPHONY AND MORE Bloomington Symphony Orchestra’s new conductor makes impressive debut By Peter Jacobi H-T Reviewer | pjacobi@heraldt.com Good news. The new music director and conductor of the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra made his local debut...