WFIU’s Arts &...

WFIU’s Yael Ksander recently attended a rehearsal for Poetic License, taking notes, interviewing poets and musicians, and getting a fantastic story about the concert. You can see and hear her insights on their website. The feature will air on WFIU this Friday, February 12th. Hope to...

Music Beat: Two intrigu...

Sunday, February 7, 2016 12:00 am By Peter Jacobi H-T Columnist Poetic License Bloomington Symphony Orchestra artistic director and conductor Adam Bodony reminded me that when he took his current position with the BSO, he promised that the players would be exposed to new repertoire....

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Poetic License

“Poetry is plucking at the heartstrings, and making music with them.” – D. Gabor Join the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra as they partner with the Writers Guild at Bloomington for a performance of Mendelssohn’s Wedding March, from A Midsummer Night’s...

Artistic Director Searc...

The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra is seeking a new Artistic Director and Conductor. This position becomes available at the end of our current season (May 15, 2016). Application procedure: Applicants are asked to submit a resume, cover letter, statement of artistic vision, and links to...

2015: A Stellar Year

Looking back on some of the highlights of 2015, it’s clear that the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra continues to thrive and grow. What a busy year it’s been! Here’s a month-by-month recap of some of our major milestones.   In January, violinist Zoie Hightower wowed...

Youth Concerto Competit...

UPDATED 1/10/16: This year’s first place prize has been awarded to Maria Sanderson who performed the Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor. Our 2nd-place winner is Maeve Whelan, who performed the Hoffmeister Viola Concerto in D Major. Congratulations to all those who participated. We...

Delightful Holiday Fare...

MUSIC REVIEW: ‘HOLLY DAYS’ Bloomington Symphony Orchestra provides delightful holiday fare Posted: Monday, November 30, 2015 12:00 am By Peter Jacobi H-T Reviewer | pjacobi@heraldt.com | Holiday programs are celebrations. They exist to make folks happy. They’re not...