Summer 2023 Events

Our new summer concert series in Rotary Square, in the heart of Downtown Traverse City, is on sale now! June 9th, July 3rd, and July 31. Reserved seats are $45.50 and $61.50, lawn seating is FREE! Come join us in this brand new outdoor series, sure to become a Traverse City summer tradition!

This summer, the Symphony is excited to continue to deepen community outreach and provide more opportunities for engagement with a wider variety of audiences, as part of our mission “to be a professional orchestra serving northern Michigan, creating educational opportunities and community enrichment through excellence in symphonic and other musical experiences”. This page will be frequently updated as new events are added.

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“Masterworks in Miniature” – Family Events Series

In Collaboration with Traverse Area District Library

Held on weekends throughout the region, this new series will integrate storytelling with music and movement, aimed at children 5-12 and their families. Bring your own blanket and/or chairs.


May 22, 2022 – 3:00pm | BALLET: Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake

Garden Theater, Frankfort MI

Dr. Angela Lickiss Aleo, TSO Director of Education, Narrator
Dorothy Vogel, TSO Principal Piano
with special guest dancers Justin Koertgen and Sarah Wolff

June 26, 2022 – 3:00pm | MUSICAL THEATER: West Side Story

Leland Community Cultural Center/The Old Art Building

Dr. Angela Lickiss Aleo, TSO Director of Education-Narrator
Paul Sonner, TSO Concertmaster
Dorothy Vogel, TSO Principal Piano

Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market – Wednesdays

Collaboration with Interlochen Public Radio

Join us Wednesdays from 9:30 – 10:30, for an hour of live music and conversation, featuring TSO Musicians, hosted by Amanda Sewell and Interlochen Public Radio.

Summer 2022 dates TBA


Pop Up Concerts

Performed in unexpected spaces throughout the Grand Traverse Region, Pop Up Concerts are fun, free, and casual events designed to support our community and introduce TSO musicians to new audiences.


June 30, 2022 – 7:00 pm | BRASS QUINTET

Leland Community Cultural Center/The Old Art Building
TSO Brass Quintet presents “Patriotic Brass”
Ken Larson, Principal Trumpet
Matt Thomas, Associate Principal Trumpet
Kurt Civilette, Horn
Tom Riccobono, Principal Trombone
Stephen Molnar, Principal Tuba
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