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We will focus on the music of Ella Fitzgerald and talk about vocal jazz improvisation, swing era music and its transition to jazz as America's popular music.
A holiday classic! Kick off your holiday season celebrations with us!
Do your holiday shopping, enjoy a great meal and support our programs to bring wonderful music to our community!! 20% of your meal's price will be donated back to the New Britain Symphony Orchestra!
Netta Hadari, Conductor. Our annual event for 5th graders from five towns: New Britain, Berlin, Plainville, Newington, and Rocky Hill.
Our Spring concert will be a tribute to mothers by offering a wonderful selection of pieces dedicated to moms, featuring guest soloist Eva Virsik on Piano.
What is the difference between a violin and a fiddle? The Country Fiddlers, led by Dana Takaki and Hugh Birdsall, will play some violin and some fiddle including a mix of covers and many originals written and performed in our own Connecticut country.
NBSO Music Annual Scholarship
Are you a local music student getting ready to go to college?
The Helen Kilduff-Elizabeth Elia Scholarship is awarded each year to a talented music major since 1979.
Applications will be open in April 2020 to graduating high school seniors from New Britain, Berlin, Plainville and Newington, CT.
New Britain Symphony Young People's Concert
The Young People’s Concert on April 3, 2019, our 22nd, was another outstanding event, enjoyed by over 1,500 students.
Our 2020 Young People’s Concert will be on April 1, 2020.
Welte Hall – Central Connecticut State University
We Are Celebrating 70+ Years!
The New Britain Symphony Orchestra celebrated 70 years with our 2018-2019 season, featuring outstanding performances with three main stage concerts, three renowned guest conductors, and a host of guest performers.
With our 71st season, we welcome Toshiyuki Shimada as our Music Director and Conductor. Join us for an exciting season of classical and popular music as we celebrate our past while looking forward to our next exciting decade… and beyond!