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What's coming up at the Flint Symphony Orchestra
  • Preconcert Talks

    newfsologoJoins us an one hour before the FSO classical concerts for our Preconcert talks. Learn fascinating bits of information about the composers, compositions, and time periods from the evening's program. Call 810.237.3122 for more information.
  • Music that Moves You

    This season’s music takes hold of those stirring moments and challenges you to bear the brunt of its dramatic onslaught – to be untroubled in its nurturing warmth – to stand fast in its intense adversity … and emerge triumphant.

    Rise up with us to the sounds of Ravel, Barber, Respighi and more to feel the music move you. Download the 2014-15 brochure here!

  • Student Swap!

    The Student Swap program allows students to exchange balcony seat tickets for main floor tickets (based on availability). Student identification MUST be presented at time of swap.

Flint Symphony Orchestra

The Flint Symphony Orchestra enjoys a rich 96-year history of outstanding concerts, standing ovations and performances the community has come to love and appreciate.

The orchestra performs a variety of concerts throughout the year:

Classical Concerts - Six concerts are held from September through April.

hol_pops_side_shot_for_webHoliday Pops - Sponsored by Security Credit Union, this musical extravaganza presented by ABC12 and the Flint Institute of Music, celebrates the spirit of the holidays. Featuring the Flint Symphony Orchestra, Flint Festival Chorus, Flint Jubilee Chorale and others. Held at The Whiting the third weekend of December. 

Nutcracker - Sponsored by William Hentgen, the FSO performs the music for this timeless holiday classic at The Whiting, with dancers from Collage Dance Collective and the Flint School of the Performing Arts and is presented by NBC25 and Flint Insitute of Music.

Music in the Parks - The symphony also takes part in this summer concert series held outdoors during the summer months at city and county parks.Photo of FSO timpani player

The Orchestra - For more than 20 years, the FSO has had Music Director and Conductor, Maestro Enrique Diemecke at its helm. He is Music Director and Conductor of the Long Beach Symphony (CA) and the Buenos Aires Philharmonic at the Teatro Colon as well as guest conducting with orchestras around the world. And during that time he has developed a rapport with both audiences and musicians that is nothing less than extraordinary. Through his outstanding leadership and musical excellence, the FSO and Maestro Diemecke have developed a strong and loyal following throughout southeastern Michigan rivaled by few other orchestras its size.

Any musician interested in auditioning for an orchestra should contact at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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More Info

The Flint Institute of Music
1025 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, MI 48503

Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm

 

810-238-1350

Flint Youth Theatre
1220 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, MI 48503

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm

Ticket Hours: Monday - Friday,
11am-6pm & one hour before performance times. 

810-237-1530