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 Fundraiser


Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 7:30 PM


From Bach to John Williams, the OSUSO performs your favorite “spook”-tacular classics and film soundtracks.  The mysterious “Funeral March of a Marionette” and other haunting melodies will turn the Seretean Center into a chilling chamber of fantastical fright and delight! So join the orchestra in your best costumes and experience the enchantment of symphonic music at it ghoulish best.


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 6, 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.