Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony Orchestra

Jack & Lucille Wonnell Young Artist Concerto Competition 2020

Eligibility: Area students age 18 and under, not enrolled in college (pre-college) who were not first place winners in their chosen division in the prior year.

There are 4 divisions: Strings, Keyboard,Woodwinds/Brass/Percussion/Harp/Guitar, Musicians 13 and under ( all instruments).

Click the Musical notes to download your application!

Veteran's Day Ceremony and Concert

Join BAMSO as we honor our Veterans though a special live streamed ceremony and concert.  We will be joined by local Veterans both on stage as performers as well as through narrative.  You will hear moving stories, poems read by the students from EH Greene school as well a musical tribute you will never forget.  Tune in to listen to The Armed Forces Medley, Victory at Sea, God Bless America and other moving selections. Links to this celebration ceremony and concert, funded by The City of Blue Ash, can be found on Wednesday, November 11th at 10:00 am. 

Funding provided by The City of Blue Ash

We welcome Dr. Peter Ryan, who was a sergeant in the US Marine Corps, to our stage for the Allegro from Mozart piano concerto No. 12.

Concert Venues

Memorial Day Concert

Blue Ash Towne Square

Holiday Concert

Montgomery Assembly of God Church

Chamber Concert

St. Barnabas Church

July 3rd Holiday Concert

Montgomery Park

Mission: "We believe that music enriches the lives of people of all ages.  Through our diverse music programming, accessible venues and no cost concerts, we provide the citizens of Blue Ash, Montgomery and surrounding areas with an enjoyable, affordable, quality music experience for audiences of all ages."


Danny and Fred

Percussion instruments for An American in Paris

Damon, Colin and Nick

Working Hard in the low string section!

Laura and Krista

Summer evening concert

BAMSO rehearsal for the Young Artists Concert 2020

The BAMSO team

Michael Chertock

Artistic Director

Glenn Proffit

Stage Manager


Laura Proffit


Business Manager

Michael Batdorf

Board President


Memorial Day


"A Salute to our Soldiers"

July 3rd Independence 

Virtual Concert July 3rd

  • Due to covid-19 The City of Montgomry has cancelled July 4th weekend activities. Stay tuned to see our streaming concert on July 3rd.

Labor Day Weekend

"A Cinematic Spectacular"

  • Due to Covid 19, the City of Blue Ash has cancelled the annual Labor Day concert.


Young Artists Concerto Concert

Holiday Concert

Join BAMSO as we showcase our talented young Artists.

  • Sunday March 8
  • 6:00pm
  • St. Barnabas Church

Come Celebrate the Holidays with BAMSO in December.

  • Sunday December 6
  • 7:00pm
  • Montgomery Assembly of God Church


Donate today and become a Friend of the Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony


There are no tickets to our concerts and they are free and open to the public.  In order to help us keep our concerts free of charge, please consider donating today. Any and all levels of support make a difference.


"BAMSO uplifts the community members and has an important impact on our community. Such a classy group." 

2018 Survey

"An Important cultural asset which adds to the quality of life here.  While newcomers, we immediately saw the value and became Friends of Bamso."  

2018 Survey




BAMSO welcomes your thoughts and ideas about concerts and future programming.  Please send in an email with comments about our concerts and our organization.  We welcome your feedback!

Please contact business manager, Laura Proffit, if you have any questions about BAMSO!

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