Montgomery Philharmonic, Inc. is a community orchestra based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, dedicated to providing opportunities to enjoy, explore, and create music. As a teaching orchestra with education at the center of our mission, we provide an environment that promotes excellence for musicians of various levels to play orchestral music for themselves and for the community. Our goal is for the audience to experience classical music from great composers ranging from Bach to Webern and everything in between and to come together in the community to share a love of music in an exciting and welcoming environment.

2016–2017 Season Concert Dates:
  • Sunday, October 23
  • Sunday, December 4
  • Sunday, February 2
  • Sunday, March 26
  • Sunday, May 21


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Some of our FREE Ongoing Community Programs:

SUMMER READING SESSIONS
We enjoy a romp through major orchestral works in a low key atmosphere each summer. SRS sessions are held on 6 to 8 consecutive Mondays in July and August each year. Check our website for details.

YOUTH CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
The YCMF runs concurrently with the SRS and members are invited to participate in the SRS as well. The Festival concludes with a concert and ice cream social for YCMF participants, SRS attendees, families, and friends. Registration iwill open soon, so check our website frequently for details.

BERNIE RAPPAPORT MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUNG ARTISTS COMPETITION
This year's competition is for Conductors! All finalists will have an opportunity to play excerpts as soloists with the Montgomery Philharmonic at our March concert.