Past Concerts

May 2023: Music of the Americas
March 2023: Musical Menagerie
March 2023: An Evening of Chamber Music
Walters Center Performance Grant Concert
November 2022: The Roaring Twenties
June 2022: Pacific Northwest
Fall 2020 Concert PosterNovember 2019: Imagine That
May 2019
Walters Center Performance Grant Concert
May 2019: Thank Your for the Music
March 2019: Breaking the Glass
November 2018: Musica Romantica
Spring 2018: The Music of Fantasia:
Dance of the Hours
Night on Bald Mountain
The Pastoral Symphony
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Selections from the Nutcracker Suite
Winter 2018: Playing Favorites:
Adagio by Barber
Duel of the Fates
Poet and Peasant Overture
Yoda’s Theme
Fall 2017: The Music of John Williams:
E. T.
Harry Potter
Indiana Jones
Schindler’s List
Star Wars
HSO Spring 2017 Concert - Music for the Wild WestSpring 2017: Music for the Wild West
William Tell Overture
The Magnificent Seven
The Light Cavalry Overture
Winter 2017: Music for the Generations
HSO Fall Concert - November 11, 2016, Trinity Lutheran Church, Hillsboro, ORFall 2016: Honoring Those Who Serve
Armed Forces Medley
Haydn’s Symphonie Militaire
Stars and Stripes Forever
‘True Survivor’ from Kung Fury
Summer Concert - Pirates!Spring 2016: Pirates!
Pirates of the Caribbean
Robin Hood and His Merry Men
Over the Waves Waltz
An Outdoor Overture
HSO_Spring16Winter 2016: Celebrating Shakespeare
Selections from West Side Story
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Romeo and Juliet
Hillsboro Symphony Orchestra - Music to Celebrate America - November 20th, 2015 concertAutumn 2015: Music to Celebrate America
American Salute – Morton Gould
Aura Lee – arr. David Robertson
Fanfare for the Common Man – Aaron Copeland
Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21 – Ludwig van Beethoven
Movie Night - Hillsboro Symphony OrchestraSpring 2015: Movie Night
Themes from 007 – Norman/McCartney/Barry
2001: A Space Odyssey – Strauss
The Teddy Bears’ Picnic – Bratton
The Pirates of the Caribbean – Badelt
With special guests The Rose City Trombones


Winter 2015:
Violin Concerto – Saint-Saens
featuring Anthea Kreston
Foxbridge – Todd
L’Arlesienne Suite No. I – Bizet
featuring Carl Gutmann-soloist
Eine Kliene Nachtmusik – Mozart
featuring the Brass Section


Holiday 2014:
Star Spangled Banner – Key
The Faithful Shepherd Suite – Handel
Tarras Suite – arr. Olenick
Radetzky-Marsch – Strauss
Les Preludes – Liszt
L’Arlesienne Suite No. I – Bizet
Sleigh Ride – Anderson
heroes_sm_flyerBatman Theme – Hefti
Band of Brothers – Kamen
Music from Apollo 13 – Horner
Harry Potter – Williams
Themes of 007 – Norton, Conti McCarney, Barry
Star Wars – Williams
 promise_spring_previousRussian Easter Festival Overture – Rimsky-Korsakov
Italian Girl in Algiers – Rossini
Rhosymedre – Vaughan Williams
Symphony #83 – Haydn
The Water Music Suite for Brass – Handel
Naftule, Naftule – Brandwein arr./soloist Jeffery Olenick
 bright_begins_photo12_10Peer Gynt-Suite 1 – Edvard Grieg
Unfinished Symphony 8 – P. Shubert
La Belle Helene Overture – J. Offenbach
Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson
 flyer_czechTeddy Bears’ Picnic – John Bratton
Symphonie Fantastique (4th mvt) – Hector Belioz
Symphony No. 8 in g Major – Antonin Dvorack
 flyer_holidayairs_smUnlock the story behind the music
carnival_capersThe performance of Anton Dvorak’s Carnival Overture accompanied by the rarely performed romantic Roman Carnival Overture by Hector Berlioz, brought smiles to many faces. This concert featured the winds section performing the classical gem, Carnaval, by Thomas Stone with guest conductor Allan Halbert.Dr. Mark Perlman, Associate Conductor, joined the symphony with costumes and quips as the narrator of Saint-Saëns beloved “Carnival of the Animals”. Two piano soloists by Dianne Davies and May Wong along with a variety of musicians provided a musical snapshot of various animals for children of all ages.

CDs of this concert are available for purchase at the next concert.

 down_by_seaVictory at Sea arranged by R. Rodgers; Titanic; Song of the Sea and more. Bernie Kuehn was our special guest conductor for Psalm and Fugue Opus40a for strings by Hovhaness. A Salute to the Big Bands, arranged by Calvin Custer, was dedicated to Cornell Estates in celebration of their 20th anniversary.CDs of this concert are available for purchase at the next concert.
trip_light_fantasticThe world premiere of Tango Symphony composed by Dr. Jeffery Olenick and a medley of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rodgers dance tunes, arranged by Dave Robertson were crowd pleasures at this concert. Also featured were Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto #2 with a special piano soloist by Dianne Davies.CDs of this concert are available for purchase at the next concert.

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