The Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra’s mission is to provide the best possible performances of great music for the widest possible audience, and provide musical education for the young people of Kern County. The orchestra is a professional orchestra consisting of 60 to 80 members, 70% of whom reside and work in Bakersfield.
The 2014-2015 season will be unlike any the BSO audience has ever experienced. With six conductor candidates and world class soloists, we are all in for an incredible season. During this season you will also have the opportunity to help choose our next conductor by providing your feedback after each concert. Your opinion is important to us!
The BSO and the Civic Dance Center celebrate the 37th anniversary of their collaboration in presenting the ultimate tale for the holiday season, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Ballet. For youngsters and…Read More >>
We are pleased to announce a master class with world class cellist, Carter Brey. Mr. Brey will join us for the November concert and has agreed to three 25…Read More >>
The Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has an exciting Young People’s Concert series (YPC’s) we host at the Rabobank Theater. Elementary students, secondary students, and teachers from across Kern County have enjoyed our programs for more than thirty years. Through our partnerships with the Kern County Superintendent of Schools and…Continue >>