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2015-2016 Concert Season

All rehearsals are 7pm to 9pm on Thursday nights (during concert season)

in Shafer Hall on the corner of Windham and Valley Streets Willimantic CT until further notice (map)

Performances are also in Shafer Hall at the times listed below, until further notice. (Concert admission is free; donations are gratefully accepted.)

Upcoming concerts:

  • Holiday concert: Saturday December 12, 2015 7:00 pm

Bach, Concerto for Two Violins (mvmt. 1); Suzuki pieces (TBA) featuring local music students; Vaughan Williams, Concerto Grosso (for strings); Humperdink, Selections from "Hansel & Gretel"; Leroy Anderson Sleigh Ride; Irving Berlin White Christmas

  • Winter concert: Saturday February 27, 2016 7:30 pm

Weber, Overture to "Der Freischutz"; Various songs (TBA) featuring Dr. Emily Riggs, soprano; Vaughan Williams, English Folk Song Suite; Strauss, Blue Danube Waltzes

  • Spring concert: Sunday April 17, 2016 3:00pm

Smetana, The Moldau; Faure, Pavanne; Concerto featuring the Windham Regional Arts Council Competition winner; additional musical selections TBA

Recent concerts:

  • Fall concert: Sunday November 1, 2015 3:00 pm

Rossini, Overture to "An Italian in Algiers"; Dvorak, Violin Concerto - Solomiya Ivakiv, soloist ( ; Anderson, Belle of the Ball; Grieg, Peer Gynt Suite No. 1

See the poster Fall '15


Last Season's concerts:

  • Spring concert: Sunday May 3, 2015 3:00pm

Puccini, Musetta's Waltz from "La Boheme"; Brahms, Symphony No. 4; Duke Ellington (arr. Calvin Custer), Duke Ellington!; Walton Concerto for Viola and Orchestra featuring Windham Regional Arts Council Young Artist Competition winner Dora DiCaprio on viola

See the poster Spring '15

Read the program notes Spring '15

  • Winter concert: Sunday March 1, 2015 3:00 pm

David Maker, The Lamplighters of Ventemiglia; Haydn, Symphony No. 103 in E-flat "Drumroll"; Sullivan, Overture to "The Mikado"

See the poster Winter '15

Read the program notes Winter '15

  • Fall concert: Sunday November 2, 2014 3:00 pm

J. Strauss, Emperor Waltzes; Borodin, Polovetsian Dances; Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 24 in c minor, (K. 491) featuring Hyun Ju Jang on piano; Prokofiev, Classical Symphony (No. 1) op. 25

See the poster Fall '14

Read the program notes Fall '14


What's New


  • Rehearsals for the 2015-2016 season are underway!

  • Members - pay your dues with this form, please.

  • December poster as pdf here.





















Last update 11/22/15