2015-2016 Season
The Forty-fifth season of the Monroe Symphony Orchestra. Under the direction of Maestro Clay Couturiaux.

An Evening of Gershwin
October 24, 2015 | 7:30pm - Jack Howard Theatre

Join us for a stellar Gala evening celebrating 45 years of the
Monroe Symphony Orchestra! The music of American composer
George Gershwin will be featured including An American in
Paris, Selections from Porgy and Bess, and the ever-popular
Rhapsody in Blue featuring local favorite, Richard Seiler, on the
piano. Note the concert will begin at 7:30PM.  Buy a Gala combo ticket and join the party at 6:00PM

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Brass & Pipes
December 12, 2015 - 7PM - First Presbyterian Church, Monroe

A new Yuletide celebration for Northeast Louisiana: Join the MSO Brass and Richard Seiler on the Dan Garland Pipe Organ as they
perform some of our favorite winter holiday

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Modern Classics: The Music of
Elton John and Billy Joel

FEBRUARY 13, 2016 - 7PM - Monroe Civic Center Arena

Circle of Life, Piano Man, and Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me are just a few of the great hits you will experience like never before.
The Monroe Symphony Orchestra joins with some of the areas most talented vocalists to present good ol’ favorites in Pops style. Regular open seating, or reserve a table for you and friends...You bring the party, we'll provide the entertainment!

  • Featured musicians: Julian Jones, piano;Bach Norwood, bass; Dan Sumner, guitar; Larry Anderson, drums
  • Featured Vocalists: Krista Bettevy, The ULM Chamber Choir
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Welcome to Spring!
MARCH 12, 2016 -7PM - West Monroe High School Auditorium

Featuring Qi Cao winner of the
2015 Marjorie Stricklin Emerging Artist

Monroe Symphony Orchestra welcomes Qi Cao, playing Wieniawski’s Fantasie Brilliante on Themes from Faust. The evening program will also feature The “Spring Symphony” by Schumann and
the celebrated William Tell Overture by Rossini.

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The Broadway Boys
APRIL 30, 2016 -7PM - Monroe Civic Center Arena

The Monroe Symphony Orchestra closes out their Sapphire
season with the sounds of Broadway. Join us as we welcome the
Broadway Boys direct from New York City.  A second Pops Concert!

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