The Northwest Symphony Orchestra

2014-15 Season Begins!

We invite you to join the NSO musicians in a season of dynamic and inspiring journeys through music. We journey both through the outer world across seas and cities, as well as travel within ourselves in passages of desires and dreams.

Join us for the journeys!          



Sunday October 5, 2014, 3:30 pm

NSO & Main Street Opera present  

Beethoven’s Fidelio, in concert production with Aaron Hunt, Narrator



Sunday November 23, 2014, 3:30 pm 

Schubert: Rosamunde Overture

Trumbore: Harmony in Gold 

(world premiere)

Marcello: Oboe Concerto in c

Masahito Sugihara, soprano saxophone  


Schumann, Symphony No. 4



Sunday January 25, 2015, 3:30 pm                                                                       

Božicevic: Memories of a Birch Tree (world premiere)

Ysaÿe: Chant d'hiver, Op. 15 (Winter Song)

violinist Maria Storm

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 (Winter Reveries)



Sunday March 22, 2015, 3:30 pm


Elgar: Sea Pictures

  contralto Elizabeth Hale Knox


Brahms: Serenade No. 1






Sunday May 17, 2015 3:30 pm


Copland: Outdoor Overture

Doemland: Scherzo for Percussion & Orch    

Weber: Andante and Rondo Ungarese 

Paul Vermel Young Artist Award winner

   Ursula Steele, viola

Barry: Dances With Wolves

Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Op. 11  


Kim Diehnelt, Music Director and Conductor

        Tony Krempa,  Assistant Conductor

Tyler Holstrom,  2014-15 

Paul Vermel  Conductor Apprentice


<June 2015>


2014-15 Call for Scores winners

Ivan Božicevic 
Memories of a Birch Tree

Dale Trumbore
Harmony in Gold

Congratulations to our 2014-15 composers!


Elgar: In the South, Op. 50 "Alassio"
Diehnelt: Montegar
Bruch: Romance for Viola and Orchestra, Op. 85
Debussy: Claire de Lune

Join Our Growing Musical Family!

The Northwest Symphony Orchestra is an all-volunteer association.

We rehearse 7:30-10:00 P.M. Monday nights onstage at 2121 Goebbert Road, Arlington Heights

We are always looking for musicians for our privately-held sub list for rehearsals and performances, from which we select new member.


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