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Maryland Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven, Brown and Prokofiev

Friday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 PM
Pealer Recital Hall, Woodward D. Pealer Performing Arts Center

Maryland State Orchestra horn section

Maryland State Orchestra horn section


Music Director Elizabeth Schulze conducts the artists of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra in a rousing concert featuring Sergei Prokofiev’s “Classical Symphony,” Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4, and a newly commissioned work, “Merging Pods,” from composer Michael Brown.

MSO was founded in 1982, and since then, its influence and reputation have extended far beyond Western Maryland. Under the baton of Music Director Elizabeth Schulze, declared by The Washington Post as “a superb conductor,” MSO has become a first-class orchestra of exceptional artistic quality.

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Community Discussion: The Music Industry 

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 at 3 PM
Woodward D. Pealer Performing Arts Center

Maryland Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Jonathan Parrish leads a community discussion about the music industry. Topics will include examination of the skills, work and rewards involved in arts management careers; and analysis of the non-profit organization model, including mission, governance practices, and fundraising. The workshop provides current and future arts professionals with insight on how to achieve success in the professional arts world.

Space is limited; reserve space online or through the University Box Office at 301.687.3137 or

Prélude With Elizabeth Schulze  

Virtual YouTube Recording

Maryland Symphony Orchestra Musical Director Elizabeth Schulze discusses the works that will be performed during the Nov. 12 performance.

YOUTH $31.50

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The presentation of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra is supported by the Community Trust Foundation’s Iris and Peter Halmos Community Fund and by the FSU Foundation



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CES is supported in part by grants from the  Maryland State Arts Council, the Allegany Arts Council, and the City of Frostburg.


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