Marilyn Minford McCoid Young Artist Competition - December 2, 2017
The annual competition encourages and rewards talented high school musicians from Southeast Iowa. The 1st place winner earns a scholarship award and the opportunity to perform with the SEISO during the 2016 Winter Concert Series and/or the annual School Tour (both at the discretion of the music director). Click on the link to the right to download competition rules and entry form. In December 2016 cellist Samuel Schulte won 1st place,
Artist-in-Residence - Robert Tindle - March 6 - 19, 2017 Composer, Robert Tindle will spend two weeks teaching and speaking with hundreds of students and adults throughout the region. The Artist-in-Residence program has been one of SEISO's most popular and effective educational activities. At the conclusion of the two week residency, the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra will present the world-premiere of a new work by Tindle.
Ruth Keraus Youth String Festival
Tuesday - November 1, 2016
All string students in grades 5 through 12 are invited to participate in the one-day festival. Students are divided into 4 orchestras (5th grade, 6th grade, junior high and high school) and spend the day rehearsing with a professional orchestra conductor. The festival ends with a concert in the chapel at 3:30 PM. It is open to the public and free of charge for everyone.
School Tour Concerts - March 15, 2017 Each year the SEISO performs two concerts especially for school children - this season for students in the Ottumwa area. For most children, this will be the first time they experience a live symphony orchestra.
Program Notes and “Prelude” The SEISO enriches the concert experience for all its patrons with program notes written by professional musicians and the Maestro's pre-concert talks.
Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra - 601 N Main - Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641Phone: 319-385-6352 E-mail: email@example.com