OSU Symphony Orchestra

2020-2021 Performance Schedule


The OSU Symphony Orchestra performs in the McKnight Center for the Performing Arts.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all concerts will have limited, socially distanced seating.  Performances will be live-streamed via OState TV. 


McKnight Center for the Performing Arts
419 S. Monroe
Stillwater, OK 74074
(405) 744-9999


Sunday, April 11 at 2:30 PM – Masterworks Reimagined

Libby Larsen – Northern Star Fanfare 

Charles Gounod – Petite Symphonie  

Ralph Vaughan Williams – Concerto Grosso 


Friday, March 5 at 7:30 PM – Spring Concert

Clara Schumann – Prelude and Fugue in D Minor, Op. 16, No. 3

Antonio Vivaldi – Concerto for Strings in G Major, RV 151 (“alla Rustica”) 

Stella Sung – Chorale for String Orchestra

Gustav Holst – St. Paul’s Suite 




Emma Lou Diemer – Declamation for Brass and Percussion

Gabriel Faure – Pelléas et Mélisande Suite, Op. 80

WA Mozart – Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K.551 (“Jupiter”)


Tuesday, November 17 at 7:30 PM

Gina Gille – Philharmonic Fanfare

Elliot Yokum – Sunset 

Haydn – Symphony No. 104 in D Major (“London”)

OSU Philharmonic

Dr. Thomas Dickey, conductor


Jacob Grice – Elegy for Strings

Vaughan Williams – Rhosymedre (Prelude on a Welsh Hymn Tune)

Parry – Suite in F for Strings (“Lady Radnor’s Suite”)

OSU Symphony Strings

Samantha Schroeder & Sarah King, conductors


Thursday, October 8 at 7:30 PM 

Sibelius – Andante festivo

Coleman – Adieu

Adler – Concertino No. 1 for String Orchestra

OSU Symphony Strings

Sarah King, Hope Bruening, & Dr. Thomas Dickey, conductors


Mozart – Overture to The Magic Flute

Beethoven – Symphony No. 6 in F Major (“Pastoral”)

OSU Philharmonic

Dr. Thomas Dickey, conductor


Thursday, September 17 at 7:30 PM

Leyden – Serenade for Strings

Price – Adoration

Sartor – Black Ball Counts Double

OSU Symphony Strings

Dr. Thomas Dickey, conductor


Schubert – Symphony No. 5 in B-flat

OSU Philharmonic

Sarah King, graduate assistant conductor