The BSO offers a range of programming for adults at the Music Center at Strathmore and community venues throughout Montgomery County.

Beginning in September, the BSO will be offering insights about our concert selections in a digital podcast format. Our podcast presenters will be Classical WETA 90.9FM On-Air Hosts David Ginder and Marilyn Cooley, and WBJC 91.5FM Program Director Jonathan Palevsky.

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Ridgewells Catering, the new operator of the Prelude Café, will offer a reserved dining area for pre-concert lecture attendees. Reservations will be available one hour before the lecture (5:30 pm on Thursdays and Saturdays and 12:30 pm on Sundays). In addition, a three-course prix fixe meal will be offered at $25 per person. 

In the Community

Click here for more information on Education programs in Montgomery County.

Adult Learning and Listening

BSO musicians perform chamber recitals along with on-stage insights into the repertoire, composers and their own lives as a member of the BSO. Previous sites include Asbury Methodist Village, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Leisure World.

Professional Development Day for MCPS Music Educators

Professional development day led by BSO musicians and open to all MCPS music educators. MCPS awards appropriate credit hours toward mandatory advanced professional certificate renewal for music educators.

County Senior Centers

In partnership with the Montgomery County Department of Recreation, BSO ensembles perform at recreation centers throughout Montgomery County. Performances in the 13-14 Season have included concerts at the Margaret Schweinhaut and Holiday Park Senior Centers.


Richard Spero
Community Liaison, BSO at Strathmore | 301.581.5212