The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is a community orchestra located in the Twin Cities suburb of Bloomington, Minnesota. The BSO is made up of volunteer adult amateur, semi-professional and professional musicians from all around the metro area. Many of our members are professionals who love to play music in their spare time.

The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra’s mission is to contribute to the artistic and cultural life of the greater Twin Cities in three ways:

  • By performing a wide variety of orchestral literature for concert-goers of all ages and backgrounds.
  • By providing an organization for qualified musicians to develop their talents. 
  • By supporting music education through joint concerts with student musicians and coordination with educational groups the American String Teachers Association – MNSOTA chapter.
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Bloomington Symphony Orchestra



The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is a community orchestra located in the Twin Cities suburb of Bloomington, Minnesota. The BSO is made up of volunteer adult amateur, semi-professional and professional musicians from all around the metro area. Many of our members are professionals who love to play music in their spare time.

The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra’s mission is to contribute to the artistic and cultural life of the greater Twin Cities in three ways:

  • By performing a wide variety of orchestral literature for concert-goers of all ages and backgrounds.
  • By providing an organization for qualified musicians to develop their talents. 
  • By supporting music education through joint concerts with student musicians and coordination with educational groups the American String Teachers Association – MNSOTA chapter.