The orchestra that was to become the Metrowest Symphony Orchestra (MSO) began in Framingham in 1973. The group then rehearsed in and presented concerts in the auditorium of the Framingham Civic League.
In 1980, the musicians were invited to Marlborough by then Mayor Joseph Ferrecchia and the Office of Cultural Affairs. The following year the orchestra was incorporated and for 22 years the group was known as the Greater Marlborough Symphony Orchestra (GMSO).
In 2002, the organization changed its name to the Metrowest Symphony Orchestra to better reflect the population it serves. The orchestra?s musicians are members of the Boston Metrowest communities from all walks of life, who play for the sake of the communities, their love of the arts, and the enrichment of the Metrowest communities.
In 2007, the orchestra moved again, this time to become a Symphony in Residence at Hopkinton High School, through an agreement with the Hopkinton school system and the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce.
The MSO holds open rehearsals on Tuesday evenings, 7:30 PM ? 9:30 PM. We welcome anyone interested in performing with us to call 508-686-3100. You can also check our website for rehearsal and contact information.