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We are delighted to announce the program for our

25th Anniversary Season!


October 15th and 16th, 2016

George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue (Original Version)

Darius Milhoud – The Creation of the World

Selections from the Paul Whiteman Band of 1923

***Special Note: This concert will take place on Saturday, October 15th in Santa Cruz and Sunday October 16th in Monterey****

November 12th and 13th, 2016

Benjamin Britten – Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings

Barry Phillips – Suite for Flute, Harp and Strings – World Premiere!

Tchaikovsky – Serenade for Strings

January 14th – Gala Party

Celebrating 25 years of Extraordinary Music

The Haute Enchilada Social Club – Moss Landing

March 11th and 12th, 2017

Richard Strauss – Symphony for Wind Orchestra

“The Happy Workshop”

April 29th and 30th, 2017

World Premiere of a New Composition by Ēriks Ešenvalds

Commissioned to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary

of Ensemble Monterey


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The Ensemble Monterey family is saddened by the

death of our friend and colleague, Steve Tosh.

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If you would like to contribute to

The Tosh Fund

to support his wife, Barbara, in collecting and cataloging

all his music,

please click on the “Donate Now” button to your right,

click on “General Fundraising” and

note “Tosh Fund” in the comment box.

All contributions will go to Barbara as she works

to make sure all of Steve’s music

is preserved and available for

many years to come.

If you prefer,

You may send a check to:

Ensemble Monterey Chamber Orchestra

P.O. Box 4017

Monterey, CA 93942

Please note “Tosh Fund” on the check.

Thank you!

fanfare Image #2Our 2015-2016 Season has come to a triumphant close!

Click here to read a review of Fanfare!

with Cantiamo! Cabrillo

in Performing Arts Monterey Bay

Read a review of April’s concert – The Three Soloists

in Performing Arts Monterey Bay

Click here to read the review


Read a review of November’s Concert  – Winds of the Exotic

in Performing Arts Monterey Bay

Click here to read the review

 Caribbean Sunset

Read the Peninsula Reviews

 article about our Season Opening Concert

 Strings Attached

Click here to see the review

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Read a Review of our 2014-2015 Season Finale

Israel in Egypt on Performing Arts Monterey Bay

Click here

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Read the informative concert preview in the Monterey Herald’s  “GO!” section, Thursday, April 30, 2015

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Read more about us!

Two Reviews of Americans We Love: Performing Arts Monterey Bay and Peninsula Reviews.

Read about Americans We Love!  in March 12’s Monterey Herald “GO!

A New Wineglass, from the Monterey Herald’s “GO!” section February 5th, 2015.

Awakening a Passion for Classical Music, from the Monterey Herald’s “GO!” section October 16th, 2104.

The conclusion of the 2013-14 season was Purcell’s Hail Bright Cecilia. Click here for a review!


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Ensemble Monterey is delighted to recognize our community partners

The Monterey Peninsula Foundation

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KMozart is proud to be a sponsor of

Ensemble Monterey Chamber Orchestra.

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