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Saturday, July 7, 8:15 PM | Crapo Park, Burlington

Join us again for Southeast Iowa's most explosive free concert! Bring your snacks, blankets, and bug spray for an incredible evening of music and fireworks while overlooking the majestic Mississippi River at Burlington's beautiful Crapo Park. This is one concert you won't want to miss! Will you be there?

Symphonic Blast! admission is FREE thanks to our generous sponsors: City of Burlington, Starker Trust, Craftsman Press, Inc., John H. Witte Foundation, The Hawk Eye, KBUR & Pritchard Broadcasting, Harry & Virginia Murray Foundation

 

 
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Pops 2018: Return of John Williams

Saturday, September 15, 7:30 PM | Bridge View Center, Ottumwa
Sunday, September 16, 6:00 PM | PZAZZ! Event Center, Burlington

Ready to go back to a galaxy far, far away for even more music by this century's quintessential film composer?  This family friendly concert will feature selections from: Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Memoirs of a Geisha, and much more. Ottumwa's concert will once again host a costume contest for kids and adults! This concert also features the option of a gourmet meal prior to the concert. For more information, please contact our office at 319-385-6382.

 

 
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Saturday, October 20, 7:30 PM | Capitol Theater, Burlington
Sunday, October 21, 2:00 PM | Bridge View Center, Ottumwa
Sunday, October 21, 6:30 PM | Iowa Wesleyan Chapel, Mt. Pleasant

Our season opener features some of America's greatest past, present, and future composers! 

GERSHWIN | An American in Paris
GROFE | Grand Canyon Suite
KUSTER | MOXIE
TINDLE | Concerto for Clarinet (Premiere) featuring Jesse Krebs, Clarinet Soloist

 

 

 
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Saturday, November 10, 11:00 AM | Bridge View Center, Ottumwa
Saturday, November 10, 2:00 PM | Iowa Wesleyan Chapel, Mt. Pleasant
Saturday, November 10, 4:00 PM | Capitol Theater, Burlington

Our family friendly concert is back and better than ever! This 45-minute concert is perfect for families with children of all ages. Your kids will love learning about the different instruments and listening to music that is specifically picked to help stimulate a young imagination. Be sure to stick around afterwards where kids can meet the instruments up close!

 

 
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HollyDaze

Saturday, December 8, 3:00 PM | Iowa Wesleyan Chapel, Mt. Pleasant

The holidays are here! Join us for our annual Holly Days Pops Concert, featuring a mix of fabulous holiday favorites that will get you and your family in the mood for the holidays! As always, this concert is FREE for everyone. We hope you'll join us in ringing in this year's holiday season!

 

 

 
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Saturday, February 9, 7:30 PM | Bridge View Center, Ottumwa
Sunday, February 10, 2:00 PM |
Capitol Theater, Burlington
Sunday, February 10, 6:30 PM | Iowa Wesleyan Chapel, Mt. Pleasant

Featuring incredible soloists and one of the greatest symphonies ever written, there's a reason that the entire season is named after this concert!

BERLIOZ | Symphonie Fantastique
Young Artist Competition Winner
Guest Artist in Residence

 

 
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Saturday, March 16, 7:30 PM | Capitol Theater, Burlington
Sunday, March 17, 2:00 PM | Bridge View Center, Ottumwa
Sunday, March 17, 6:30 PM | Iowa Wesleyan Chapel, Mt. Pleasant

Our 2018-2019 season finishes off with a celebration - A Czech Celebration to be exact! Featuring the SEISO Chorus, this concert will bring together hundreds of Southeast Iowa's finest musicians.

SMETANA | Overture to the Bartered Bride
SUK | Pohadka “Fairy Tale”
DVORAK | Te Deum (Featuring SEISO Chorus)