Merced Symphony

Youth Auditions

Sign-ups for youth auditions are now open! The competition will take place on November 17, and the deadline to apply is November 7. This opportunity is only open to competitors under the age of 21.

Application Form

Sep 22

Beethoven & More

7:30pm at the Merced Theater

Ma Vlast (Bedřich Smetana) • Horn Concerto No. 1 (Reinhold Moritzevich) • Glière (Kevin Rivard) • Horn Symphony 7 (Beethoven)

Nov 17

Simply Strings

7:30pm at the Merced Theater

Chamber Symphony (Dmitri Shostakovich) • Violin Concerto (Bach) • St. Paul Suite (Gustav Holst)

Feb 01

Pops Concert

7:30pm at the Merced Theater

From Star Wars music to Broadway solos and duets, this is not a concert to be missed! Featuring Jenni Samuelson and Eric Bocks.

Apr 12

Magnificent Mozart

7:30pm at the Merced Theater

Symphony 29 (Mozart) • Concertino (Cecil Chaminade) • Symphony 41 ‘Jupiter’ (Mozart)

Meet the Music Director

Recognized nationally for his innovative education programs, Ming Luke has written, arranged, and performed over 120 education concerts. He has served on grant panels for the National Endowment of the Arts and the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission.

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