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Christmas Concert sold out!

Christmas Concert sold out!

It was a whirlwind week last week as Symphony of the Mountains performed three holiday concerts around the region. Wednesday evening was “By the Fireside with Symphony of the Mountains” at J.W. Adams Combined School in Pound, VA. It was definitely a full house and we are so grateful to Pro-Art (Bonnie, Kelly, Tony, Phil […]

An Appalachian Party Comes to Kingsport

An Appalachian Party Comes to Kingsport

An Appalachian Adaptation of Strauss Masterpiece to Showcase Appalachian Culture A grandiose Appalachian shindig of deceit, infidelity, and disguise comes to the stage of the Toy F. Reid Eastman Employee Center. Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus: An Appalachian Party will be held October 11, 7:30pm with a free school concert on October 10 in Bristol.   […]

Sax & the Symphony

Sax & the Symphony

Program Notes All the works on today’s program make reference to geographical locations in their title or sub-title. How much do these geographical locations influence the music? Each composer’s approach is very different. Seville, Spain is the setting of Gioachino Rossini’s comic opera, Il Barbiere di Siviglia. The opera, written in Italian, is based on […]

2013 Annual Fund Drive

2013 Annual Fund Drive

November 14, 2013 Dear Friends of Symphony of the Mountains, The most important moments of our lives are punctuated with Music because Music brings meaning to life. Music is a living trust. For Music to Entertain, Enrich, and Educate it must be played and it must be heard. For 67 years Symphony of the Mountains […]

Holiday Concerts with Carl Tanner

Holiday Concerts with Carl Tanner

SYMPHONY OF THE MOUNTAINS HOLIDAY CONCERTS GET EVEN BETTER The already popular Holiday Concerts will mark the return of tenor Carl Tanner Kingsport, TN & Abingdon, VA – As if performances by Mountain Mission School Choir, Voices of the Mountains and Mountain Empire Children’s Choral Academy along with an indoor snow flurry and a visit […]

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The Legends Come Out With Symphony of the Mountains

The Legends Come Out With Symphony of the Mountains

Charles Goodwin Orchestra will perform with Symphony of the Mountains Kingsport, TN – Grab your best gal, put on your dancing shoes and take a step back in time with Symphony of the Mountains and the Charles Goodwin Orchestra. For one unforgettable night you can chase all your cares away with the best Big Band […]

Oct 5 “Slavic Night” Concert

Oct 5 “Slavic Night” Concert

Most of us are familiar with the Carter Family who drew heavily from Appalachian life and old folktales for their musical inspiration, but how many of us have heard the Russian folktale of Russlan and Ludmilla set to music? This epic fairytale tells the story of the abduction of Prince Vladimir’s daughter, Ludmilla, by an […]

Youth Orchestra Concert

Youth Orchestra Concert

The Youth Orchestra’s Fall Concert will be on November 8th, 2015 at 3:00 PM in the Eastman Auditorium.  It will feature Tchaikovsky’s “March Slav,” the first movement of Schubert’s “Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished)”, Rossini’s “Barber of Seville Overture”, Bizet’s “Carmen Suite No. 1”, and selections from the Broadway musical Phantom of the Opera. The members […]

Once In A Lifetime: Carl Tanner

Once In A Lifetime: Carl Tanner

Carl Tanner started his life as a truck driver and bounty hunter, even getting shot at during one point, but is now one of the most celebrated tenors in the world. Symphony of the Mountains proudly presents “Once In a Lifetime: Carl Tanner with Symphony of the Mountains” on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 7:30 […]

Outdoor Concerts Draw Huge Crowds

Outdoor Concerts Draw Huge Crowds

For the third year in a row, Symphony of the Mountains has performed outdoor concerts in July and, for the third year in a row, we’ve been lucky enough to have beautiful weather! Our first concert was Symphony by the Lake at Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock, NC. Sponsored by the Blowing Rock Chamber of […]