History

The Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale (MOSC) was founded in 1962, as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, when the then-modest individual orchestras of the two cities (Midland and Odessa, Texas) were combined under the leadership of Dr. Lara Hoggard. The MOSC currently includes a symphony of over 80 resident professional musicians and is ranked by the League of American Orchestras as a metropolitan Orchestra. Considering that metropolitan orchestras are typically supported by an average population of 500,000 or more, Midland-Odessa's combined population of 250,000 is a remarkable statistical tribute to this orchestra, about to embark on its 51st Season. The MOSC now holds the distinction of being the largest professional performing arts organization in West Texas.

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Up Coming Events

Les Misérables – with Midland Community Theatre

Friday, April 25, 2014
Saturday, April 26, 2014

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Around the World in 80 Minutes – Voices of the Permian Basin

Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 3:00 pm
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Disney in Concert- Magical Music from the Movies (Pops & Family IV)

Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 7:30 pm
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3100 LaForce Blvd.
P.O. Box 60658
Midland, TX 79711
Phone: 432-563-0921
Fax: 432-617-0087
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