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

Requiem DiscussionPre-Concert Lectures at Strathmore

Free to ticket holders

Thursday Lectures
On Classical Thursdays, enjoy “Music Notes Live!” with WETA’s David Ginder. No reservation required.

Saturday Lectures
In partnership with the Levine School of Music, hear “Symphonic Explorations” with Levine faculty members, Melinda Baird and Joel Friedman prior to all BSO Saturday concerts. 

 Beginning February 1st, no reservation is required. 

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