Our Concerts

Current and Past Programs


The orchestra will finally be in concert again!

We will play a double-feature program called 'Beatles & Broadway'
including favorite songs by the Beatles and also great hits of Broadway.

Hope you will attend. Invite your family and friends for this really fun program!
We are following all CDC guidelines and taking precautionary measures as we are still in the midst of this Covid pandemic.

October 31, 3:00 p.m.
at Cokesbury UMC in Knoxville

November 7, 3:00 p.m.
at the First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge.

2019/2020 Season

Exciting programs
make up the 2019/2020 season.
We start with Mendelssohn's beloved Fourth Symphony and end the Spring
with a special appearance by the dancers of the Salt and Light Studios of
Sweetwater, TN.
In the Summer we will again present one of our most expected concerts of the year with your favorite pops music!
Our Fall concert will feature guest soloists and great symphonic music!
Come back for more information as we post updates!



March 16, 2019 - 2:00 p.m., First Baptist Church Oak Ridge
Brahms, Academic Festival Overture
Saint-Saens, Rhapsody Bretonne
Mendelssohn, 4th Symphony

June 22, 2019 - 2:00 p.m., First Baptist Church Oak Ridge
Special Concert with Dance Music!
A wonderful program with known ballets and new coreographies of famous classical pieces:
Ravel's Bolero, Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake Suite, Blue Danube Waltz and many more!

October, 25 2019 - 7:00 p.m., Cokesbury UMC Knoxville
October 26, 2:00 p.m., 1st Baptist Church, Oak Ridge
Liszt, Totentanz - Danny Brian, Piano
Saint-Saens, Danse Macabre - Kevork Esmeryan, Violin
Dukas, Sorcerer's Apprentice
Themes from Harry Potter
Unchained Melody, from the movie Ghost

February 23, 2020 - 4:00 p.m., 1st Baptist Church, Oak Ridge
March 1st, 2020 - 4:00 p.m., Cokesbury UMC, Knoxville
Rachmaninoff, 2nd Symphony
Chamber pieces by orchestra members

Past Programs

Here's a sample of what we have been up to in the last few years...



February 10, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. | Cokesbury UMC Knoxville
Favorite Love Songs
Doug Richesin, Tenor and Michael Rodgers, Baritone
Marcelo Urias, Conductor

May 19, 2018 | 2:00 p.m. | 1st Baptist Oak Ridge
Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin
Wagner's Liebestod
Beethoven's 8th Symphony
Kathryn Frady, Soprano
Marcelo Urias, Conductor

Summer Concerts: Movie Themes II
Come enjoy music from Titanic, Pirates of the Caribbean, Forrest Gump, Frozen and many more!
July 29, 4:00 p.m. at Cokesbury UMC in Knoxville
August 4, 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Oak Ridge

October 27, 2018 - 2:00 p.m., First Baptist Church Oak Ridge
Verdi, Nabucco Overture
Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake Suite (Scene and Waltz)
Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite #1
Bizet's Carmen Suite #1
Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

March 4, 2017 | 2:00 p.m. | 1st Baptist Oak Ridge
Opera Excerpts from
Verdi's Falstaff
Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte
and Puccini's La Boheme
L. v. Beethoven - Coriolan Overture Op. 62
R. Schumann - First Symphony 'Spring' Op.38
Singers from the University of Tennessee
Marcelo Urias, Conductor

May 20, 2017 | 2:00 p.m. | 1st Baptist Oak Ridge
Strauss's The Blue Danube Waltz
Mozart's Piano Concerto K.449
Beethoven's 5th Symphony
Brahms's Hungarian Dance #5
Marcelo Urias, Piano and Conductor

August 18, 2017 | 2:00 p.m. | 1st Baptist Oak Ridge
A Night At The Movies
Themes from Famous Movies, from Star Wars to Harry Potter
Marcelo Urias, Conductor

November 18, 2017 | 2:00 p.m. | 1st Baptist Oak Ridge
F. Liszt - Les Preludes
Various Chamber Music Selections played by members of the orchestra
F. Liszt - First Piano Concerto in Eb Major
Danny Brian, Soloist
Marcelo Urias, Conductor

December 2, 2017 | 2:00 p.m. | 1st Baptist Oak Ridge
W. A. Mozart - Opera Don Giovanni
Abridged Concert Version
Singers from the University of Tennessee
Marcelo Urias, Conductor

November 18, 2016 | 7:30 p.m. | Cokesbury UMC, Knoxville
November 19, 2016 | 2:00 p.m. | 1st Baptist Oak Ridge
P. Tchaikovsky - First Piano Concerto
The Nutcracker Suite
Danny Brian, Piano
Marcelo Urias, Conductor

August 20, 2016 | 2:00 p.m. | 1st Baptist Oak Ridge
C. Saint-Saens - Danse Macabre
G. Gershwin - An American In Paris
A. Copland - Fanfare For The Common Man
Rimsky-Korsakov - An Overture On Russian Themes
W. A. Mozart - Symphony 40 in G-minor, K.550
Margareth Moore, Violin
Marcelo Urias, Conductor

May 21, 2016 | 2:00 p.m. | 1st Baptist Oak Ridge
May 22, 2016 | 4:00 p.m. | Cokesbury UMC
J. Sibelius - Finlandia
O. Lacerda - CROMOS for piano and Orchestra
F. Schubert - Symphony 5 in Bb, D.485
Wei-Chun Lo, piano
Marcelo Urias, Conductor

February 20, 2016 | 2:00 p.m. | 1st Baptist Oak Ridge
February 21, 2016 | 4:00 p.m. | Cokesbury UMC
W. A. Mozart - Overture the The Magic Flute
F. Delius - Brigg Fair
C. Debussy - La Damoiselle Elue
Kathryn Marvel and Ryan Colbert, Soloists
Cokesbury Women's Chorus
Marcelo Urias, Conductor

November 14, 2015 | 2:00 p.m. | 1st Baptist Oak Ridge
G. Bizet - L'Arlesienne Suite #1
A. Dvorak - In Nature's Realm
L. v Beethoven - Symphony 6 "Pastoral"
Marcelo Urias, Conductor


August 29, 2015
Dr. Marcelo Urias, Conductor
Roman Carnival Overture - Berlioz
O Mio Babbino Caro - Puccini, Ryan Colbert, Soprano
Vissi D'Arte - Puccini, April Hill, Soprano
Aria by Verdi, Kathryn Frady Marvel, Soprano
Nessun Dorma - Puccini, Taylor Stone, Tenor
Capriccio Italienne - Tchaikovsky

May 16, 2015
Will Burkhart, Conductor
Romanian Rhapsody No. 2 - Enescu
On the Moldau - Smetana
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun - Debussy
Tragic Overture - Brahms

March 14, 2015
Gabriel Lefkowitz, Conductor
Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" - Dvorak
Largo al Factotum from "Barbiere di Siviglia" - Rossini
Soloist Daniel Webb
Polovtsian Dances - Borodin

December 6, 2014
Gabriel Lefkowitz, Conductor
Cinderella Suite I. - Serge Prokofiev
A Christmas Festival - Leroy Anderson
Emperor Waltzes - Johann Strauss Jr.
Radetzky March - Johann Strauss Sr.

September 13, 2014
Gabriel Lefkowitz, Conductor
Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia - Aram Khachaturian
Karelia Suite - Jean Sibelius
Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

May 17, 2014
Will Burkhart, Conductor
Symphony No. 3 in C Minor - Camille Saint-Saens

March 15, 2014
Will Burkhart, Conductor
Andalucia - Ernesto Lecuona, Arr. Morton Gould
Espana - Emmanuel Chabrier
Bolero - Maurice Ravel
Capriccio Espanole - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Malaguena - Ernesto Lecuona, Arr. Ferde Grofe

December 14, 2013
Will Burkhart - Conductor
"Polonaise" from Christmas Eve - Nikolai Rimsky-Korakov
While in the Fields - Will Burkhart
Festive Sounds of Hanukah - Bill Holcombe
Russian Christmas Music - Alfred Reed
Sleigh Ride - Leroy Anderson

September 28, 2013
Will Burkhart - Conductor
Also featuring Members of the UT Opera Company - Marshall Rollins, Dallas Norton, and Mattia D"Affuso
Overture zur Oper Die Zauberflote (Overture of the Magic Flute) - W. A. Mozart
Phantom of the Opera - Andrew Lloyd Webber
The Barber of Seville Overture - Goiacchino Rossini
Ecco, ridente in cielo - Goiacchino Rossini
Una voce poco fa - Goiacchino Rossini
Ah! qual colpa inaspettato - Goiacchino Rossini

May 1, 2013
Will Burkhart - Conductor
English Folk Song Suite - Ralph Vaughn Williams
"Mars" and "Jupiter" from the Planets - Gustav Holst
"Nimrod" from the Enigma Variations - Sir Edward Elgar
The Riviera Spy Caper - Nancy England

February 13, 2013
Will Burkhart - Conductor
Dr. Chih-Long Hu - Piano
Piano Concerto No. 2 in c minor, Op. 18 - Sergei Rachmaninoff