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.


Concert 2 – 24 APRIL, 2022

Symphony No. 26 in E-flat major, KV 184  – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

Elegy for Brass Ensemble
– Kevin Puts (b. 1972)

Symphony No. 3
– Florence Price (1887–1953)

Concert 3 – 26 June, 2022

Tragic Overture in D minor, opus  81 – Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)

Chapultepec – Manuel M. Ponce (1882–1948)

Sinfonia No. 3 – George Walker (1922–2019)


Concert 1 – December 12, 2021 6:30 PM at Gaithersburg Presbyterian Church

Largo for Strings
(2000) – Boaz Avni (b. 1963)

The Bamboula, opus 75 – Samuel Coleridge–Taylor (1875–1912)

Symphony No. 5 in B–flat major,
D 485 – Franz Schubert (1797–1828)

Mondays, July 12 – August 9, 2021 OUTDOOR SUMMER READING SESSIONS at 7:00 PM

Monday, June 29 – August 3, 2020 VIRTUAL YLCMF

The festival is FREE to all who are interested and can commit to attending 6 sessions
This year’s festival will take place online via ZOOM conference. Each student will be given a ZOOM meeting code upon registration.
Classes are taught by Montgomery Philharmonic principal musicians.

Monday, February 24, 2020, 7:00 PM
Montgomery Village Middle School , 19300 Watkins Mill Rd, Montgomery Village, MD 20886 The Youth Edition

Rock RiffsSoon Hee Newbold
Lotus DanceKathryn Griesinger
Bright RiverKathryn Griesinger DriftwoodRobert S. Frost
FuriosoRobert W. Smith
Congo CavesRalph Ford
On Wings of Freedom – Ayatey Shabazz
Bugler’s RagJames Ployhar
Ode to JoyLudwig van Beethoven, arranged by Richard Meyer




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