2013/2014 Programs

  • Friday

    September

    27

    7:30 pm

    Cirque de la Symphonie

    WMS Pops

    Back by popular demand and bringing additional performers and more acts. Cirque de la Symphonie is a unique and elegant fusion of cirque and orchestra, adapting the stunning artistry of cirque with th MORE >

  • Saturday

    September

    28

    7:30 pm

    Cirque de la Symphonie

    WMS Pops

    Back by popular demand and bringing additional performers and more acts. Cirque de la Symphonie is a unique and elegant fusion of cirque and orchestra, adapting the stunning artistry of cirque with th MORE >

  • Friday

    November

    01

    7:30pm

    Gypsy Fire

    WMS Masterworks

    Superstar-in-the-making Gabriela Martinez embodies every nuance and flamboyant flourish of Liszt Piano Concerto no. 1. Intoxicating Hungarian melodies permeate the Dances of Galánta by Zoltán Kodál MORE >

  • Saturday

    November

    02

    7:30pm

    Gypsy Fire

    WMS Masterworks

    Superstar-in-the-making Gabriela Martinez embodies every nuance and flamboyant flourish of Liszt Piano Concerto no. 1. Intoxicating Hungarian melodies permeate the Dances of Galánta by Zoltán Kodál MORE >

  • Sunday

    November

    17

    3:00 pm

    WMYS Fall Concert

    Youth Symphony

    The mission of the West Michigan Youth Symphony (WMYS) is to provide musical training through challenging orchestra performance experiences that complement school and community music programs in West MORE >

  • Thursday

    November

    21

    7:30 pm

    Vienna Boys’ Choir

    The West Michigan Symphony is bringing the Vienna Boys' Choir back to Muskegon for a special one-night concert. Internationally renowned, the Vienna Boys' Choir was created by imperial decree in 1498 MORE >

  • Sunday

    December

    08

    2:00 pm

    West Michigan Symphony Children’s Choir

    Education

    The West Michigan Symphony Children’s Choir is a high-quality choral group for children ages 8 – 11. The Children’s Choir will performing the many orchestral works that include children’s voic MORE >

  • Sunday

    December

    08

    3:30 pm

    West Michigan Symphony Children’s Choir

    Education

    The West Michigan Symphony Children’s Choir is a high-quality choral group for children ages 8 – 11. The Children’s Choir will performing the many orchestral works that include children’s voic MORE >

  • Friday

    December

    13

    7:30 pm

    Swingin’ Holiday Celebration

    WMS Pops

    Broadway stars Teri Dale Hansen and Nat Chandler join the West Michigan Symphony with guest conductor Clyde Mitchell for a Swingin' Holiday Celebration with something for everyone­­—wonderful MORE >

  • Saturday

    December

    14

    7:30 pm

    Swingin’ Holiday Celebration

    WMS Pops

    Broadway stars Teri Dale Hansen and Nat Chandler join the West Michigan Symphony with guest conductor Clyde Mitchell for a Swingin' Holiday Celebration with something for everyone­­—wonderful MORE >

  • Friday

    February

    07

    7:30 pm

    Surprise & Classical Symphonies

    WMS Masterworks

    The WMS explores Haydn’s most famous and rollicking work, the Surprise Symphony, and Prokofievs fast-paced Classical Symphony. The orchestra’s own Concertmaster and Principal Oboe share MORE >

  • Saturday

    February

    08

    10:30 am

    Click. Clack. Moosic.

    Education

    Join us for a live musical story time event series! MORE >

  • Friday

    March

    07

    7:30 pm

    Beethoven and Blue Jeans

    WMS Masterworks

    Pull on your most comfortable jeans for this program of classical firsts. The gifted violinist Chee-Yun joins the WMS for the first time, performing Tchaikovsky’s thrilling violin concerto. The orch MORE >

  • Saturday

    March

    08

    7:30 pm

    Beethoven and Blue Jeans

    WMS Masterworks

    Pull on your most comfortable jeans for this program of classical firsts. The gifted violinist Chee-Yun joins the WMS for the first time, performing Tchaikovsky’s thrilling violin concerto. The orch MORE >

  • Saturday

    March

    08

    10:30 am

    Giggle Giggle Quackle

    Education

    A musical event for families produced by the West Michigan Symphony @ The Block MORE >

  • Sunday

    March

    16

    6:00 PM

    WMYS Spring Concert

    Youth Symphony

    The mission of the West Michigan Youth Symphony (WMYS) is to provide musical training through challenging orchestra performance experiences that complement school and community music programs in West MORE >

  • Sunday

    March

    30

    2:30 pm

    West Michigan Symphony Children’s Choir Spring Concert

    Education

    The West Michigan Symphony Children’s Choir is a high-quality choral group for children ages 8 – 11. The Children’s Choir will performing the many orchestral works that include children’s voic MORE >

  • Sunday

    March

    30

    3:30 pm

    West Michigan Symphony Children’s Choir Spring Concert

    Education

    The West Michigan Symphony Children’s Choir is a high-quality choral group for children ages 8 – 11. The Children’s Choir will performing the many orchestral works that include children’s voic MORE >

  • Friday

    April

    18

    7:30 pm

    Simple Songs

    WMS Masterworks

    Mendelssohn’s atmospheric Scottish Symphony had to wait 75 years for a performance by the West Michigan Symphony. This tour de force of proud Celtic spirit is a joyous celebration for the entire orc MORE >

  • Saturday

    April

    19

    7:30 pm

    Simple Songs

    WMS Masterworks

    Mendelssohn’s atmospheric Scottish Symphony had to wait 75 years for a performance by the West Michigan Symphony. This tour de force of proud Celtic spirit is a joyous celebration for the entire orc MORE >

  • Saturday

    April

    19

    10:30 am

    Dooby Dooby Moosic

    Education

    Join us for a live musical story time event series! MORE >

  • Wednesday

    May

    07

    9:30 am

    Link Up

    Education

    Link Up draws on concert repertoire and culminates with students performing at the Frauenthal Theater in Muskegon. Students learn soprano recorder, sing, compose, meet musicians and perform together a MORE >

  • Wednesday

    May

    07

    11:00 am

    Link Up

    Education

    Link Up draws on concert repertoire and culminates with students performing at the Frauenthal Theater in Muskegon. Students learn soprano recorder, sing, compose, meet musicians and perform together a MORE >

  • Wednesday

    May

    07

    12:30 pm

    Link Up

    Education

    Link Up draws on concert repertoire and culminates with students performing at the Frauenthal Theater in Muskegon. Students learn soprano recorder, sing, compose, meet musicians and perform together a MORE >

  • Friday

    May

    16

    7:30 pm

    Russian Rhapsody

    WMS Masterworks

    The great Yuri Rozum returns with two masterpieces by Rachmaninoff: the ecstatic Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and the much beloved Piano Concerto no. 2. And the West Michigan Symphony presents the MORE >

  • Saturday

    May

    17

    7:30 pm

    Russian Rhapsody

    WMS Masterworks

    The great Yuri Rozum returns with two masterpieces by Rachmaninoff: the ecstatic Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and the much beloved Piano Concerto no. 2. And the West Michigan Symphony presents the MORE >

  • Friday

    June

    06

    7:30 pm

    Music City Hitmakers

    WMS Pops

    Nashville’s hottest songwriters share the stories behind some of the biggest hits they penned for today’s Pop-Country stars including Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Kelly Clarks MORE >

  • Saturday

    June

    07

    7:30 pm

    Music City Hitmakers

    WMS Pops

    Nashville’s hottest songwriters share the stories behind some of the biggest hits they penned for today’s Pop-Country stars including Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Kelly Clarks MORE >