Concerts and Events          

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Music In Public Places: "Summit Express Jazz Band"

Sunday, August 21
9:30am COCC Bend campus track (behind the Coats Campus Center)

Taking Dixieland Jazz To New Heights is a fitting slogan for this high energy band from Bend,Oregon. All of these versatile musicians are equally at home in the Symphony playing Beethoven as they are on the street corner playing Louis Armstrong. All members of this band currently play with the Central Oregon Symphony or have performed with the symphony.

*No tickets are required to attend the concert. This concert happens during the Beat Beethoven's 5th 5K Fun Run/Walk. Audience members are encouraged to bring an outdoor chair as there is limited seating on the patio.

Symphony Spotlight Recital: "Cascade Chamber Players"

Sunday, September 11
2:00pm Wille Hall, Coats Campus Center, COCC Bend

50th Anniversary Event: "Bistro Supper with musical guest Pacific Coast Horns"

Sunday, September 25
6:00pm Riverhouse Convention Center

Bistro Supper • No-host Bar • Live Music by the Pacific Coast Horns from Los Angeles
Tickets on sale starting August 1, 2016. Click here for more information.

Music In Public Places: "Cascade Chamber Players"

Thursday, October 6
6:00pm Bowman Museum, Prineville

50th Anniversary Event: "Starlight Serenade"

Friday, October 7
7:30pm Sunriver Nature Center and Oregon Observatory

Tickets on sale starting September 1, 2016. Click here for more information.

Fall 2016 Concert Series
Guest Artist
: "3 Leg Torso"

Saturday, October 22 at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 23 at 2:00pm
Monday, October 24 at 7:30pm

Balogh/Von Drehle 3 Leg Torso compositions
Borodin Polovtsian Dances
Massenet Ballet Suite from Le Cid

The Central Oregon Symphony welcomes to the stage 3 Leg Torso for our Fall Concert Series.

Concerts are held in the Bend High School Auditorium.

Tickets will be mailed two weeks before the concert to donating members of COSA. For more information about tickets and/or becoming a member, please contact info @

Chamber Concert Series: "Central Oregon Chamber Orchestra"

Sunday, November 20
2:00pm Bend High School Auditorium

Central Oregon Chamber Orchestra, with guest artists Andreas Lang andTim Lynch, presents an exciting evening of music for donating members of COSA. This is the first 'donor' concert of our season. Performance is at Bend High School Auditorium.

Symphony Spotlight Recital: "Three Strings and Bassoon Trio"

Sunday, January 22
2:00pm Wille Hall, Coats Campus Center, COCC Bend

Virginia Riggs Children's Concert: "Peter and the Wolf"

Thursday, February 9
7:00pm Bend High School Auditorium

The symphony will perform Peter and the Wolf by Prokofiev. It will be narrated by Lilli Ann Linford-Forman.
Concert is for children in secondary grades 3-5 and older.

Winter 2017 Concert Series
Guest Artist: Kotaro Fukuma (piano)

Saturday, February 11 at 7:30pm
Sunday, February 12 at 2:00pm
Monday, February 13 at 7:30pm

Mozart Overture to The Impresario
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 (Italian)

Symphony Spotlight Recital: "Bend Cello Collective"

Sunday, March 5
2:00pm Wille Hall, Coats Campus Center, COCC Bend

Chamber Music Series: "Duo Piano Recital"

Sunday, April 23
2:00pm Bend High School Auditorium

Our second Chamber Music Concert for Donors features pianists Joseph Rackers and Marina Lomazov.

Spring 2017 Concert Series
Guest Artist: Linda Wang, violin

Saturday, May 20 at 7:30pm
Sunday, May 21 at 2:00pm
Monday, May 22 at 7:30pm

Brahms Violin Concerto
Barnes Cascades (commissioned work)
Marquez Danzon No. 2

50th Anniversary Event: "Musician's Gala"

Sunday, May 21
Riverhouse Convention Center

Join the Central Oregon Symphony musicians and alumni for a Sunday evening dinner to celebrate the end of our 50th Anniversary season! This event is open to all orchestra members present and past, and symphony donors.