Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra

513 Ship St., St. Joseph, 49085 (directions)


Today under the direction of Music Director Robin Fountain, the SMSO has acquired a reputation in the tri-state area for featuring new, surprising, and challenging works in a non-traditional repertoire.





Friday 13th of March 2020

Southwestern Michigan College (SMC), Dowagiac Campus, Lyons Building in the Band Room

The Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra is pleased to invite local school band members to attend a "Flute Master Class" on March 13th at 4pm. The class will take place at Southwestern Michigan College, Dowagiac Campus.

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Mozart & The Magical Flute

Sunday 15th of March 2020

Howard Performing Arts Center (Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI)

Kathryne Salo, principal flutist for SMSO, will dazzle on Ibert’s virtuosic flute concerto. Rounding out the program are Elgar’s piece for strings, Britten’s first musical composition and Mozart’s familiar and iconic symphony.

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SMSO "Stand Up for Music" - Talent Auditions

Friday 20th of March 2020

The GhostLight Theatre, 101 Hinkley St., Benton Harbor, MI

For the first time ever, the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra will host a music talent competition. Singers, dancers, instrumentalists, solo or group, are invited to audition. If the act includes music, the SMSO wants to see it!

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Friday 10th of April 2020 - Friday 8th of May 2020

Howard Ice Arena, 2424 Willa Drive, St. Joseph

Choose from premium quality hanging baskets & pots of geraniums, impatiens and begonias. Plan NOW to purchase your favorite annuals!

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Fountain's Fabulous Finale

Sunday 26th of April 2020

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Howard Performing Arts Center at Andrew's University, Berrien Springs, MI

This year marks the fourteenth and final season of Maestro Fountain’s musical tenure in southwest Michigan.

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