Congratulations to the fantastic Rising Star Competition Finalists--Theo Bockhorst, Jerome Eulentrop, Joshua Cheng, Maya Kilburn, Rose Haselhorst, and Charlie Hamilton--for your beautiful performances on Sunday, January 14 at the River Campus! And special congratulations to Maya Kilburn, Winner, and Rose Haselhorst, Runner-Up in the Competition. Maya will be performing with us on our March 6, 2018 concert in Bedell!

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The Southeast Missouri Symphony cello and bass section! Great playing, all of you!

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Congratulations, Southeast Missouri Symphony, on a fabulous fall semester, with great music and wonderful soloists! Looking forward to the spring semester: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and Carmina Burana!

Congratulations to the symphony for two exciting Symphony Sampler concerts in Shuck today! Looking forward to the 2017--2018 concert season!

Looking forward to the upcoming Festival Suoni d'Abruzzo with exciting chamber music and orchestra concerts; collaborating with a number of our Southeast Missouri Symphony members in concerts and recitals in Italy!

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Congratulations to the 2017 Rising Star Winner, Elizabeth Nguyen, viola, and to the Runner-Up, Hannah O'Brien, violin!

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Congratulations to the 2017 Rising Star Competition Finalists!

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Congratulations to the Southeast Missouri Symphony, University Choir, and Choral Union musicians for a beautiful "Holiday Classics" concert last night at the River Campus! It was inspiring to be on stage with all the wonderful instrumentalists and singers!

Concert #3 of 4 on our 2016 Missouri High School tour.

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Looking forward to the upcoming Southeast Missouri Symphony tour! We leave the River Campus early tomorrow morning, with performances at Washington High School, Fort Zumwalt East High School, Jefferson City High School, and Rock Bridge High School (Columbia, MO). The symphony will perform music by Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, and more!

Congratulations to the Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra musicians for a thrilling Gala Season Opening concert last night: music by Tchaikovsky and Sibelius, with special guest David Halen! Our Tenth Anniversary Season at the River Campus is off to a great start!

Gala Season Opening Concert of the Southeast Missouri Symphony is just a few days away! Beautiful music by Tchaikovsky and Sibelius will be performed. We are looking forward to having St. Louis Symphony Concertmaster, David Halen, as our guest soloist! Come hear us in Bedell Performance Hall at the River Campus at 7:30 pm, Tuesday, October 11!

New Youtube videos are now available for viewing! See links below for the Dvorak Slavonic Dance No. 8 and Fruehwald, Dangerously Slick, April 26, 2016 Southeast Missouri Symphony Concert!


Dangerously Slick:

Slavonic Dance No. 8 in G Minor, Opus 46 Antonin Dvorak (1841-1907) Southeast Missouri Symphony Sara Edgerton, Conductor April 2016

Recordings are also available on Youtube. The sound is clearer on the squarespace link (see below), but these links are also an option!



One miserable February day a few years ago, I was absent-mindedly watching the local news. Because it was icy outside, I thought back to a warm, beautiful Fe...

Recent Recordings of Southeast Missouri Symphony!

Excerpts from the April 26, 2016 symphony concert have been uploaded to my website. Please feel free to visit to hear the Slavonic Dance and the Fruehwald Dangerously Slick; along with a few other recent excerpts!