About the BSO

Mission: Founded in 1896, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s mission is to provide powerful, enriching and diverse musical experiences through live concert performances and education programs of the highest quality.

Vision: The Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s vision is to…

  • be a leadership organization for the community and region. Be essential to audiences beyond the concert hall. Play a role in addressing community and regional issues. Collaborate.
  • be innovative and take risks. Leave room for experimentation. Explore new technologies and bold ideas to draw new audiences.
  • be enticing, accessible, and educational in its engagement with music. Ensure that performances, education programs, and marketing foster a love of classical music for all.
  • maintain and enhance a culture of enthusiasm, rigor, and quality. Be fiscally responsible, practice smart governance, and prioritize organizational and artistic quality while nurturing aspects that make the BSO unique.

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