The mission of the MPO is to enrich the culture of the community through music performance and education, fostering a greater appreciation and understanding of music.
The vision of the MPO is to be a premier orchestra, providing musical, cultural, and creative art experiences for the community.
Maestro Matthew Kraemer
We are thrilled to welcome Matthew Kraemer to the MPO as our new Artistic Director.
From his bio: "Recognized for his “musical sensitivity” and “energized sense of interpretation”, Matthew Kraemer is quickly making his mark among young American conductors for his inspired performances and versatility."
In addition to his new appointment with the MPO, Matthew will continue to serve as the Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, a position he has held since his appointment in July 2015.
To learn more about the Maestro visit his website:
The MPO Alexander Platt Music Scholarship
The Alexander Platt Music Scholarship provides funds for a Grant County high school senior who plans to major in music and attend any Indiana school of higher learning. The fund was set up to honor former Maestro Alexander Platt for his 21 years of service to the Marion Philharmonic Orchestra and to promote music education and appreciation in Grant County.
Mr. Corwin Daniels, the 2018 recipient, graduated from Mississinewa High School and is attending IPFW to study orchestral music.
Matthew Schmidt, Oak Hill High School.
All season ticket holders enjoy these amenities:
50% off regular ticket price for “Wonderland in Paris” featuring the Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra
Receive one (1) guest "flex" ticket to be used at any one main-season concert
Invitation to “Mingle with the MPO” with members of the MPO Board, the Conductor, and musicians
Preferred seating available upon request
Packages & Series
Family Fun Package: $95.00
Two (2) Adult Tickets and up to 4 tickets for family children of any age to all concerts.
Date Night Package: $100.00
Two (2) sets of season tickets including a discount at a local restaurant with presentation of ticket.
Classical Series Package: $110.00
Two (2) sets of season tickets including dinner discount and hotel discount with presentation of ticket.
Syncopate is a young professionals network committed to cultivating a new generation of friends of the MPO. Members of Syncopate will enjoy special events and discounts in addition to those listed above for all season ticket holders.
LaRita Boren Children’s Concert
WHEN: Thursday, September 27, 2018, 10:00 AM
WHERE: Chapel Auditorium at Indiana Wesleyan University
N.B. This event is a free, non-ticketed event open to the general public.
WHEN: Sunday, October 28, 2018, 3:00 PM
WHERE: Walton Performing Arts Center at Marion High School
Annual Concerto Competition
WHEN: Saturday, November 17, 2018, 9:00 AM
WHERE: Butz-Carruth Recital Hall at Taylor University
WHEN: Monday, January 21, 2019, 7:30 PM
WHERE: Rediger Auditorium at Taylor University
WHEN: Saturday, February 16, 2019, 6:00 PM
WHERE: Roseburg Event Center
Wonderland in Paris
WHEN: Saturday, March 30, 2019, 7:30 PM
WHERE: First United Methodist Church, Marion
Evening of Serenades
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Marion Philharmonic Orchestra
P.O. Box 272
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