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Noteworthy Events – Our Musical Journey Through Season 94!

Every day we have a chance to experience and appreciate Noteworthy Events. Sharing a meal with a dear friend, driving along a scenic byway, or finding long-awaited solitude in the comfort of a good book can be memorable and noteworthy. These events incrementally measure the commitment we make to embrace our community, appreciate beauty and seek self-reflection. Perhaps I am stretching the imagination, but the Hastings Symphony Orchestra, for ninety-four seasons, has fostered great community relations, expressed the beauty within amazing music, and educated diverse audiences living in this portion of outstate Nebraska. Let me say it again: Season 94!

We welcome Tom “Bones” Malone who was one of the original members of The Blues Brothers Band, and whose community includes everyone from Blood, Sweat, and Tears to Lady Gaga. Dr. Nathan Mertens and Dr. Margaret Lambie, two outstanding graduates from Hastings College, join us for our October and April concerts. We also undertake a new venture in December by hosting a sing-along with Handel’s Messiah, and we look forward to the Young Artist winners from Hastings College who will perform with the HSO in February.

I invite you to join The Hastings Symphony Orchestra as we present another season of outstanding music and remarkable guest artists on a path toward our Centennial Season. Your support as audience members and donors is an integral part of this journey, and assures that the HSO remains a cornerstone in the performing arts in this community. I hope you will join us for Noteworthy Events — Our Musical Journey through Season 94!

Dr. Byron W. Jensen
Conductor/Artistic Director

Hastings College Young Artist Competition

  •   Sun, Feb 23, 2020 - 3:00 PM, Masonic Center Auditorium|  Directions

This is always a special opportunity as we host the winner (or winners) of the HSO’s annual Young Artist Competition open to Hastings College students.... Read More >

Majestic Titans

  •   Sun, Apr 26, 2020 - 3:00 PM, Masonic Center Auditorium|  Directions

We are sorry to inform you that this concert has been cancelled! Dr. Margaret Lambie performs Severino Mercandante’s Flute Concerto in E Minor, and we... Read More >