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Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra

The Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra is a professional orchestra providing classical music concerts and musical services for Connecticut communities.

The orchestra collaborates with local schools and school systems to strengthen school music programs through performance.

The musicians are an integral part of musical life in Connecticut, performing with many other Connecticut orchestras and chamber music groups.

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Thursday, June 13, 2024, 7:00-8:30pm

‘SOUNDS OF SUMMER’

We are the kick-off performance for the Burlington Parks & Recreation Outdoor Summer Concert Series!

Brass Quartet

Swing into the summer season with classic and popular selections that will get you ready for summer sun and fun!

We hope to see you Thursday evening as we perform a variety of music – from patriotic (Star Spangled Banner and God Bless America) to brass baroque to jazz to classical!

 

Bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets!

Food Truck onsite as well!

Free of charge!

Donations gratefully accepted at the concert or on the website.
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Thursday, June 13, 2024, 7:00-8:30pm

Malerbo Recreation Complex,
27 George Washington Turnpike,
Burlington, CT

(next to Lake Garda Elementary School)

Program subject to change

NSO 2024 Concert Schedule

Thursday, June 13, 2024 - Brass Quartet, 'Sounds of Summer' Concert

Malerbo Recreation Complex
27  George Washington Turnpike
Burlington, CT
(next to Lake Garda Elementary School)

Free of charge!

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - Children's Concert

Warner Theatre Torrington

(not available to the public)

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 - Children's Concert

Lewis Mills High School Burlington

(not available to the public)

Saturday, May 11, 2024 - Into Nature's Realm

Free Concert

Lewis Mills High School Burlington

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This year the Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra will be providing FREE admission to our concerts!
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Won’t you consider a tax-deductible contribution to the Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra to further our efforts to strengthen school music programs through performance? Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra concerts often involve students in performance with the orchestra and we support the creative efforts of Connecticut composers.

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What we do

Servicing Our Community

School Music

The orchestra collaborates with local schools and school systems to strengthen school music programs through performance. Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra concerts often involve students in performance with the orchestra.

Local Composers

Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra supports the creative efforts of Connecticut based composers. In recent years the orchestra has performed the world or Connecticut premiers of works by Stephen Gryc, Larry Alan Smith, Robert Carl, Thomas Duffy, Neely Bruce and Joseph Russo.

Educational Concert

Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra performs annual educational concerts at Lewis Mills High School serving approximately 1,400 third graders from local school systems. The orchestra’s purposes in performing these concerts are to stimulate an intellectual curiosity in music and to encourage participation in school music programs.

Music Director

Music Director and Conductor Marshall Brown is a faculty member of the Hartt School Community Division and is a trombonist with the Waterbury and Wallingford Symphony Orchestras. His principal conducting teachers include Harold Farberman and Charles Bruck. He has degrees from the Hartt School and the University of Michigan and is the founding conductor of the Montgomery (AL) Symphony Orchestra.

OUR MISSION

The Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra, through the power of music, energizes, inspires and educates our communities.

VISION STATEMENT

The Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra broadens the love of symphonic music by building the orchestra of the future.

ARTISTIC VISION

The Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra is an integral part of the communities it serves. It energizes these communities through collaborations with other musical, educational, and non-musical organizations.

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Through the power of music we energize, inspire and educate our communities

Bringing Music To Your Town

  • We are a lively professional music ensemble, performing regularly in the communities of Bristol, Farmington Valley and Torrington.

  • Our orchestra has collaborated with Waterbury Chorale, Joyful Noise, Bristol Choral Society, Trinity Church Chorus (Hartford), Farmington High School Choir, Central Connecticut State University Chorus, Bristol Eastern High School Madrigal Singers and Chorus, the Reunion Jazz Band, and area high school musicians in side by side presentations on its subscription concert programs.

  • The orchestra includes music by living Connecticut composers in performance.

Bringing Music To Your Children

  • Educational children’s concerts are designed to stimulate an intellectual curiosity in music and to encourage participation in school music programs.

  • Annually over 1400 elementary students attend our concerts and we partner with high school and other choruses for local performances.

  • The orchestra provides an annual Young Artists Competition for eligible high school musicians.

  • Compelled by the need to build the next generation of music lovers, Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra plans to expand the Children’s Music Program over the next few years.

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