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Since 1965, the Imperial Symphony Orchestra has been educating, entertaining and inspiring central Florida audiences. The ISO’s 50th season of performances includes world renown guest artists, favorite Masterworks selections and even some new experiences! Join today to ensure that your seats are reserved for this tremendous celebration!
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  • Rehearsal Refreshments Keep ISO Musicians Fueled

    Rehearsal Refreshments Keep ISO Musicians Fueled

    Did you know that ISO musicians will rehearse more than 35 weeks to prepare for the season? Each Tuesday from 7:30 – 10:00 p.m., the 80 or so volunteer musicians spend time perfecting the challenging music you’ll hear this season. Many musicians come directly from work or school and may not have a chance to […] Read More »
  • Polk Orchestra to Hold Open Auditions August 11

    Polk Orchestra to Hold Open Auditions August 11

    Polk County’s Imperial Symphony Orchestra invites talented musicians to audition for open positions as well as substitute needs. Auditions will take place on Tuesday, August 11 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Florida Southern College. Interested musicians should visit the auditions page of this site to locate audition materials and schedule an audition time. […] Read More »
  • ISO Opens Annual Young Artist Competition – Auditions Due September 25

    ISO Opens Annual Young Artist Competition – Auditions Due September 25

    The Imperial Symphony Orchestra is now seeking applicants for the annual Young Artist Competition. Voice, piano, strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion artists, ages 16-21, are invited to apply. Each year, the Imperial Symphony Orchestra holds a competition for young, talented artists to award a scholarship from the ISO Guild as well as the opportunity to […] Read More »
  • Music Lovers Invited to Movie Screening with Alzheimer’s Association & Florida Presbyterian Homes

    Music Lovers Invited to Movie Screening with Alzheimer’s Association & Florida Presbyterian Homes

    Next Wendesday, July 8, the Alzheimer’s Association and Florida Presbyterian Homes will offer a free screening of the Sundance Film Festival standout “Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory.” An RSVP is NOT required. Wednesday July 8 | 2:00 p.m. Florida Presbyterian Homes – Glenn Moore Chapel 16 Lake Hunter Dr | Lakeland, FL […] Read More »
  • New Board Leadership Elected for ISO’s 50th Season

    New Board Leadership Elected for ISO’s 50th Season

    Greg Sale (OMS Group) will lead the board of directors of the Imperial Symphony Orchestra (ISO) for the 2015-2016. Sale was among the group of officers elected unanimously at the ISO’s June board meeting to begin leadership roles with the fiscal year on July 1. Joining president Sale are 1st vice president Todd Baylis (Cipher […] Read More »