Welcome to the Longmont Symphony Orchestra
As we approach the July 4 holiday, we are saddened not to be able to see you at Thompson Park to celebrate our nation’s independence and honor all those who have served, past and present. We certainly support the city’s decision to cancel this event and understand the precautions that must be made to ensure the health and safety of our community.
We will miss the orchestra performing the Armed Forces Salute, the Presentation of the Colors, and honoring all those in the park who have or are presently serving our nation.
We will miss having the Longmont Chorale and the Longmont Youth Symphony perform.
We will miss all the kids lining up to “conduct” our favorite marches.
We will miss the Picnic Contest, with so many of you preparing the most delicious feasts and decorating your tents and tables.
We will miss the orchestra’s grand finale of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, with Kim Knake and his cannoneers.
We will miss our wonderful orchestra presenting a patriotic concert for our entire community.
We will miss seeing and thanking all of you who celebrate this Independence Day.
In honor of July 4, our dedicated musicians have created a virtual performance with an excerpt of the 1812 Overture, thanks to Rob Stahly, associate principal Cellist and his “engineering” talents. Enjoy the performance below! To see more of our #MusicToLiftOurSpirits videos visit our YouTube Channel.
We wish all of you a very happy, healthy, and safe holiday.
Thank you for supporting the Longmont Symphony Orchestra.
Carol Minelli, President Elliot Moore, Music Director/Conductor
Support the LSO and our Virtual Music Initiative
We have entered a new realm, but as Creatives, we will find new ways to connect with you through music. Join us on online for the #MusicToLiftOurSpirits initiative where we share orchestra music from the LSO and orchestras around the world. We are posting performances of symphonic works that I have hand-picked for you. We are also including small solo performances by your LSO musicians, light-hearted musical videos, me playing my cello, musical jokes, funny moments from rehearsals with famous conductors, and some of my thoughts on great conductors of the past. Also, I have created a Spotify playlist that you can listen to, designed to accompany you on your day of social distancing. https://bit.ly/LSOplaylist
To view past videos created by our Musicians and Music Director visit our YouTube Channel.
A Message from our Music Director, Elliot Moore
Message from the LSO President – Carol Minelli
About the LSO
Founded in 1966, the Longmont Symphony Orchestra’s mission is to enrich, inspire and serve our extended community as a symphony orchestra recognized for its artistic excellence. Each year, the orchestra performs 17 concerts, enjoyed by 15,000+ people. Although the Longmont Symphony Orchestra primarily serves the citizens of the City of Longmont, its sphere of influence encompasses the entire St. Vrain Valley, including Boulder, Weld, Larimer, Broomfield and Adams Counties.
Volunteer for the LSO
Volunteering is a meaningful and significant form of philanthropy. Giving your time and skills demonstrates an invaluable expression of support for the Longmont Symphony Orchestra. The LSO is always looking for volunteers. Click here for more info