ABOUT US

The Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale (MOSC) is proud to enrich the lives of West Texans through professional music performances and music education programs. 

Unique, compared to similar orchestras throughout the United States, the Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale includes a symphony orchestra, a chorale and a youth choir along with three resident instrumental ensembles.

Under the baton of Music Director & Conductor Gary Lewis, the symphony orchestra currently has over 70 professional musicians. Ranked by the League of American Orchestras as a metropolitan orchestra, MOSC proudly holds the distinction of being the largest professional performing arts organization in West Texas.

The Chorale has 80 talented and dedicated members who rehearse weekly and perform four concerts per season.

The Voices of the Permian Basin Youth Choir features 90 young singers between the ages of 8-14, who rehearse weekly and enjoy performing two concerts per season.

The instrumental ensembles - Lone Star Brass, Permian Basin String Quartet, and West Texas Winds - perform with the Symphony as principal musicians and in two annual recitals, in-school music education concerts, lunch time concerts and many other MOSC and community events.