Conductor Directing

Kenneth Freed, Music Director

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Mankato Symphony Orchestra celebrate our 60th year Diamond Anniversary 1950-2010.

Volume 1 - Conductors

Volume 1 - Conductors ($5)


"I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plently of music. I seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brian. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music."

- George Eliot



Volume 2 - Musical Mankato: from Singing Societies to Symphony

Volume 2 - Musical Mankato: from Singing Societies to Symphony ($5)


"Music gives a soul to the universe, Wings to the mind, Flight to the imagination, And life to everything else."



Volume 3 - Stringed Instrument Education to Inspire Youth

Volume 3 - Stringed Instrument Education to Inspire Youth ($5)


"Teaching music is not my main purpose. I want to make good citizens. If children hear fine music from the day of their birth and learn to play it, they develop sensitivity, discipline and endurance. They get a beautiful heart."

- Shinichi Suzuki


Recordings ($15):

Season's Greetings from The Mankato Symphony Orchestra CD

John Scherf, Recording Engineer.

Greetings! From the Mankato Symphony Orchestra! This Christmas, the MSO musicians bring you two of our best performed symphonic peices since 1950. The pieces include:

Mendelssohn........................... Violin Concerto in E Minor, op.44

Alegro molto appassionato


Allegretto non troppo - Allegro molto vivace

Violin, Johnny Gandelsman

October 4, 2009. Mankato West High School


Beethoven................... Symphony No. 3 in Eb Major, op.55 "Eroica"

Allegro con brio

Marcia funebre:Adagio assai

Scherzo: Allegro vivace

Finale: Allegro molto

November 15, 2005. Mankato West High School


Fashion ($15):

Music on the Hill Tote BagMusic on the Hill Tote Bag with Model