2017-18 Performance Schedule


Wagner, Mozart, & Dvorak


Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Thomas Taylor Dickey, conductor

Heather Lanners, piano



Wagner – Prelude to Die Meistersinger

Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor

Dvorák – Symphony No. 8 in G Major


The OSU Symphony Orchestra kicks off the 2017-18 season with Wagner’s Prelude to Die Meistersinger.  OSU’s piano faculty member Heather Lanners performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor.  The program also includes Dvorák’s ebullient Eighth Symphony.


Fright Night


Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 7:30 PM


The OSUSO’s First-Annual Halloween concert will be popular with audience members of all ages!  Bring your kids an hour before the concert to join in the instrument petting zoo.  Everyone is invited to wear Halloween costumes and to try the various instruments they see in the symphony. It’s a hands-on good time for concert-goers of all ages.  Then, we’ll head into the Concert Hall to hear music from Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and much more!


For the Love of Brass


Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Thomas Taylor Dickey, conductor

Viento Sur, trombone quartet



Berlioz – “Hungarian March” from The Damnation of Faust

Gardelin – Concerto for Four Trombones

Tchaikovsky – Symphony No.2 (“Little Russian”)


Holiday Concert


Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 7:30 PM


The OSU Symphony Orchestra presents stunning musical arrangements of cherished Christmas carols and songs of the season.  Concert-goers will enjoy traditional pieces such as Leroy Anderson’s “Christmas Festival Overture” and “Sleigh Ride” and selections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker.