Thomas Taylor Dickey, conductor

Click here to edit subtitle

OSU Symphony Orchestra

Holiday Pops - December 6, 2017 at 7:30 PM

The OSU Symphony Orchestra presents stunning musical arrangements of cherished Christmas carols and songs of the season.  Concert goers will enjoy traditional pieces such as Leroy Anderson’s “Christmas Festival Overture” and “Sleigh Ride” and selections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker.



OSU Symphony Orchestra

For the Love of Brass - November 9, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Thomas Taylor Dickey, conductor

Viento Sur, trombone quartet

PROGRAM

Berlioz – “Hungarian March” from The Damnation of Faust

Gardelin – Concerto for Four Trombones

Tchaikovsky – Symphony No.2 (“Little Russian”)



OSU Symphony Orchestra

Fright Night Fundraiser - October 31, 2017 at 7:30 PM

From Bach to John Williams, the OSUSO performs your favorite “spook”-tacular classics and film soundtracks.  The mysterious “Funeral March of a Marionette” and other haunting melodies will turn the Seretean Center into a chilling chamber of fantastical fright and delight! So join the orchestra in your best costumes and experience the enchantment of symphonic music at it ghoulish best.



OSU Symphony Orchestra

Wagner, Mozart, & Dvorak - September 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Thomas Taylor Dickey, conductor

Heather Lanners, piano


WAGNER – Prelude to Die Meistersinger

MOZART – Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor

DVORAK – Symphony No. 8 in G Major

The OSU Symphony Orchestra kicks off the 2017-18 season with Wagner’s Prelude to Die Meistersinger.  OSU’s piano faculty member Heather Lanners performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor.  The program also includes Dvorák’s ebullient Eighth Symphony.



Severočeská filharmonie Teplice 

European Music Academy 2017

International Conducting Competition and Masterclass

July 29 - August 11, 2017

Prague and Teplice, Czech Republic

MOZART - Le nozze di Figaro

SMETANA - The Bartered Bride


Shenyang Symphony Orchestra

7th Annual Conductors Institute in China

Maestro Donald Portnoy, Faculty

June 25 - July 8, 2017

Shenyang, China

MOZART - Symphony No. 29 in A Major, K. 201

ELGAR - Serenade 

BRITTEN - Simple Symphony 

TCHAIKOVSKY - String Serenade in C Major, Op. 48

BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60

MENDELSSOHN - Overture to The Hebrides, Op. 26 

BRAHMS - Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68 


Moravská filharmonie Olomouc

International Conducting Masterclass

Maestro Alim Shakh, Faculty

Olomouc, Czech Republic

June 11-16, 2017

MUSSORGSKY - Night on Bald Mountain

BRAHMS - Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68

STRAVINSKY - Pulcinella Suite
TCHAIKOVSKY – Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23

Smoky Mountain Chamber Orchestra and Choir

Smoky Mountain International Conducting Institute and Competition - May 23-27, 2017

Dwight Oltman, faculty

BACH - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3

BACH - First Chorale in the St. John Passion

HANDEL - Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 6

HANDEL - Coronation Anthem, "Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened"

HAYDN - Symphony No. 88 in G Major

MOZART - Symphony No. 40 in G Minor

MOZART - Ave Verum Corpus

MOZART - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik


OSU String Academy Chamber Orchestra

May 9, 2017 - Spring Concert

HOLST - Brook Green Suite

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - Prelude on Rhosymedre

MENDELSSOHN - String Symphony No. 10 in B Minor


OSU Symphony Orchestra

April 20, 2017 - Concert of Soloists

BEETHOVEN - Coriolan Overture

CHAUSSON - Chanson perpetuelle 

GLAZUNOV - Saxophone Concerto

ELGAR - Enigma Variations


Stillwater Community Orchestra

April 17, 2017 - Spring Concert

HOLST - Brook Green Suite

VIVALDI - Concerto in G Minor for Two Cellos

LEYDEN - Serenade for String Orchestra


OSU Symphony Orchestra and Choirs

April 2, 2017 - President's Masterworks Concert

POULENC - Gloria

FRANCK - Symphony in D Minor 


OSU Chamber Orchestra

March 26, 2017

KARACA - Moment of Zen 

COWELL - Air and Scherzo for Saxophone and Chamber Orchestra

CAPLET - Légende:  Symphonic Poem for Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Bassoon, and Strings 


Springfield Symphony/SDCO Conducting workshop

February 24-25, 2017

DVORAK - String Serenade

Copland - Appalachian Spring Suite


OSU Opera Theatre

February 3 and 4, 2017

PUCCINI - Gianni Schicchi and Suor Angelica 


OSU String Academy

December 6, 2016

SIBELIUS - Andante Festivo

PERRY - Suite in F ("Lady Radnor's Suite")


OSU Chamber Orchestra, Concert Chorale, Chamber Choir, and Friends

December 2, 2016

HANDEL - Mesiah


OSU Symphony Orchestra

American Landscapes - November 10, 2016

O'DELL - To Dust (World Premiere)

BACON - The Nantucket Fling (Word Premiere)

COPLAND - Music from Our Town

HANSON - Symphony No. 2 ("Romantic")


Stillwater Community Orchestra and Choir

October 30, 2016

PERGOLESI - Stabat Mater


OSU Symphony Orchestra

Postcards from Russia - September 29, 2016

KALINNIKOV - Overture to Tsar Boris

LIADOV - Eight Russian Folk Songs

BORODIN - Symphony No. 2 in B Minor


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

Spring Concert - May 6, 2016

SCHUBERT - Marche Millitaire

MENDELSSOHN - Violin Concerto

BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 2


UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra

Mozart & Mahler - April 29, 2016

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - Flourish

MOZART - Clarinet Concerto

MAHLER - Symphony No. 1


UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra

Much Ado about Shakespeare - March 4, 2016

concert inspired by some of the Bard's greatest masterpieces, including A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest and more.


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

Winter Concert - February 21, 2016

MOZART - Overture to La clemenza di Tito

HAYDN - Symphony No. 104 in D Major ("London")


UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra

December 4 and 5, 2015 - Annual Holiday Gala


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

Fall Concert - November 20, 2015

BEETHOVEN - Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus

MOZART - Piano Concerto No. 23

BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 5 in C Minor


UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra

A Night at the Moviess - October 30, 2015

HOLST - "Mars" from The Planets

BADELT/RICKETS - Pirates of the Caribbean

WILLIAMS/CUSTER - Jurassic Park

WILLIAMS/SMITH - Star Wars Epic Suites 1 & 2 


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

Spring Concert - May 17, 2015

BEETHOVEN - Overture to Coriolan

MOZART - Symphony No. 41 ("Jupiter")


UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra

Concert of Soloists - May 8, 2015

MILHAUD, Scaramouche

MOZART, Piano Concerto No. 23

ELGAR, Enigma Variations


Dubuque Symphony Orchestra (IA)

Classics 5 - "Best of Opera"

Guest Conductor

April 18 and 19, 2015


UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra

Choral-Orchestral Concert - March 6, 2015

BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 6 in F Major ("Pastoral")

BEETHOVEN - Choral Fantasy


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

Side-by-Side Concert with Dubuque Symphony Orchestra

February 7 and 8, 2015


Northeaster Iowa Honors Orchestra

January 19, 2015
SMITH - Declaration Overture
BEETHOVEN/LEIDIG - Symphony No 6, V
GLIERE/ISAAC - Russian Sailors Dance

Southeast Iowa Honors Orchestra
January 15, 2015
VERDI/DACKOW - Overture to Nabucco
BRAHMS/BRUBAKER -  Motet:  Let Nothing Ever Grieve Thee (Hurricane Katrina)
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS/LONGFIELD - Sea Songs
TCHAIKOVSKY/DACKOW - "Cossack Dance" from Mazeppa 

UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra

December 12 and 13, 2014 - Annual Holiday Gala


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

November 23, 2014 - Fall Concert

PURCELL - Trumpet Overture

VIVALDI - Concerto in G Minor for Two Cellos

SCHUBERT - Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major


Iowa Junior Honors All-State Orchestra

November 21, 2014

WAGNER/DACKOW - Overture to Rienzi

ELGAR/BENDER - "Nimrod" from Enigma Variations

DVORAK/DACKOW - Finale to Symphony No. 8


UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra

October 31, 2014 - Halloween Pops

BACH - Toccata and Fugue in D Minor

DUKAS - Themes from The Sorcerer's Apprentice

GOUNOD - Funeral March of a Marionette 

WILLIAMS - Highlights from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

ROSSINI - Duetto buffo di due gatti ("The Cat Duet")

STRAVINSKY - The Firebird Suite


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

May 18, 2014 - Spring Concert

PARRY - Lady Radnor's Suite

Music from Downton Abbey, The Lord of the Rings, and The Pirates of the Caribbean 


UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra

May 2, 2014 - Famous Finales

SAINT-SAËNS - Marche militaire française 

WEBER - Clarinet Concerto No. 1, III

MENDELSSOHN - Symphony No. 5, IV

TCHAIKOVSKY - Symphony No. 2, IV

SHOSTAKOVICH - Symphony No. 5, IV


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

March 9, 2014 - Winter Concert

MOZART -- Overture to The Marriage of Figaro

STRAUSS -- "Morgen"

BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major


UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra

March 7, 2014 - A Night at the Opera

SCHUBERT – Overture to Rosamunde, Op. 26

VERDI - "Anvil Chorus" from Il Trovatore

BEETHOVEN -- "O war ich schon" from Fidelio

PUCCINI --  "O mio babbino caro" from Gianni Schicchi  

GERSHWIN -- Selections from Porgy and Bess

TCHAIKOVSKY - "Cossack Dance" from Mazeppa


UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra and Choirs

December 13 and 14, 2013 - Annual Holiday Gala


A Cantata of Many Cultures

UW-Platteville Chamber Orchestra, Sinsinawa Mound Civic Chorus, and the University of Dubuque Concert Choir

November 17, 2013

JAKUB JAN RYBA - A Czech Christmas Mass

HANDEL - Messiah, Part I 


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

November 17, 2013 - Fall Concert

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - Flourish

BACH - Double Violin Concerto

BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 1 in C Major


UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra

November 8, 2013 - Movies, Musicals, and More!

WAGNER - "Grand March" from Tannhauser

SULLIVAN - Overture to The Pirates of Penzance

BERNSTEIN - "Make Our Garden Grow" from Candide

SHORE - The Hobbit:  An Unexpected Journey Suite

SHORE - The Lord of the Rings


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

May 12, 2013 - Spring Concert

O'DELL - The Black Hills Overture (2013) *World Premiere

MOZART - Piano Concerto No. 19 in F Major, I

DVORAK - Symphony No. 8 in G Major


Iowa High School Honors Orchestra Festival

May 11, 2013

PARRY - Suite in F ("Lady Radnor's Suite")


UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra

May 3, 2013 - A Triumphant Finale

GLUCK - Overture to Iphigenia in Aulis

MOZART - Bassoon Concerto, I

BEETHOVEN - Piano Concerto No. 1, I

SCHUBERT - Symphony No. 8 in B Minor ("Unfinished")

SIBELIUS - Finlandia


UW-Platteville Mixed Choirs and Orchestra

March 3, 2013 - "Mostly Mozart"

Featuring Mozart's Solemn Vespers


Kennedy Honors Orchestra Festival (IA)

March 2, 2013

WAGNER - Overture to Rienzi (arr. Dackow)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - Prelude on "Rhosymedre"

TCHAIKOVSKY - String Serenade, Finale (arr. Del Borgo)


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

February 25, 2013 - "The King of Instruments"

BACH - Toccata and Fugue in D Minor

FRESCOBALDI - Toccata

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - Prelude on "Rhosymedre"

BUXTEHUDE - Chaconne in E Minor

BACH - Prelude, Chorale, and Fugue


UW-Platteville Holiday Gala

December 7, 2012 - "Celebrate the Holidays"

Featuring the UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra, Choirs, Chamber Players, Platteville Children's Choir, and the Platteville Chorale


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra   

December 3, 2012 – Winter Concert

GLUCK – Overture to Iphigenia in Aulis

BRUCH – Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor

FLYNN – Larghetto (2012) *World premiere

SCHUMANN – Symphony No. 2 in C Major, I 


UW-Platteville Symphony Orchestra

November 1, 2012 - Fall Concert 

WAGNER - Overture to Rienzi

TCHAIKOVSKY - Piano Concerto No. 1 in Bb Minor

DVORAK - Symphony No. 8 in G Major


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

May 20, 2012 – Spring Concert

SCHUBERT – Overture to Rosamunde, Op. 26

MOZART – Piano Concerto No. 13 in C Major, K. 415

MENDELSSOHN – Symphony No. 5 in D Major, Op. 107 (“Reformation”)  


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

February 26, 2012 – Winter Concert

SULLIVAN – Overture to The Pirates of Penzance

WAGNER – “Grand March” from Tannhäuser

MASCAGNI – “Intermezzo” from Cavalleria Rusticana

BERNSTEIN – “Make Our Garden Grow” from Candide

TCHAIKOVSKY – “Polonaise” from Eugene Onegin


Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

November 13, 2011 – Fall Concert 

PICCINNI – Overture to Didon

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – English Folk Song Suite                                                                                                                      

SIBELIUS – Andante Festivo                

SCHUBERT – Symphony No. 4 in C Minor, D. 417 (“Tragic”)  


Evansville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

May 6, 2011 – Spring Concert

SCHUBERT – Symphony No. 8 in B Minor (“Unfinished”)

CAPUZZI – Double Bass Concerto

BORODIN – “Polovetsian Dances” from Prince Igor


University of Evansville Symphony Orchestra

April 5, 2011 – Spring Concert

BRITTEN – Nocturne, Op. 60

ELGAR – Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 (“Enigma”)


University of Evansville Symphony Orchestra

February 15, 2011 – Winter Concert 

BEALL – Testament:  Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra (2004)

DVORAK – Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95 (“From the New World”) 


University of Evansville Symphony Orchestra and Choirs

December 7, 2010 – Holiday Pops


Evansville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

November 20, 2010 – Fall Concert

WAGNER – Overture to Rienzi

WIENIAWSKI – Violin Concerto No. 2

MENDELSSOHN – Symphony No. 5 in D Major, Op. 107 (“Reformation”)


University of Evansville Symphony Orchestra

October 19, 2010 – Fall Concert 

PICCINNI – Overture to Didon

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – English Folk Song Suite

SCHUMANN – Piano Concerto in A Minor

HOLSINGER – On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss

BIZET – L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2