Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony Orchestra

Jack & Lucille Wonnell Young Artist Concerto Competition Concert

2020 Winners

Sunday, October 24, 7:00.

Montgomery Assembly of God Church

7950 Pfeiffer Rd. Montgomery OH 45242

Grace Kim, Flute

Stamitz, Flute Concerto in G

Christy Kim, Violin

Paganini, Violin Concerto

Lilyanne Thoroughman, Violin

Sibelius, Violin Concerto

Ben Cecilio, Piano

Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue

The Orchestra will also be performing Academic Festival Overture by Johannes Brahms.

Hosted by Suzanne Bona,   Sunday Baroque

Jack & Lucille Wonnell Young Artist Concerto Competition 2021

Four divisions:

1) Strings (violin, viola, cello, double-bass)

2) Keyboard (piano, harpsichord, organ, etc.)

3) Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion, Guitar and Harp, etc.

4) Musicians 13-and-under (all instruments)


First Place $200 (each category) and a chance to perform with the Orchestra

Second Place $100 (each category)

Click on Link to download and application form and all information regarding the competition.

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

BAMSO Woodwind 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


July 2nd Independence Day Weekend Concert

  • 7:30
  • Friday
  • Montgomery Park

August 15 Pops Concert!

  • 7:00 pm
  • Blue Ash Town Square
  • Rain Date Monday Aug 16

Labor Day Weekend concert

  • Sunday, September 5
  • 7:00
  • Blue Ash Town Square
  • Rain Date Monday Sept. 6


Young Artists Concerto Concert

Holiday Concert

Join BAMSO as we showcase our talented young Artists.  Date to be determined.


Come Celebrate the Holidays with BAMSO on December 5, 2021.  

  • Montgomery Assembly of God Church


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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 would like to thank our 2021 Advertisers

Gary Rasmussen, Agent

Paul John Stanbery

In Memoriam

BAMSO would like to acknowledge the passing of John Paul Stanbery, founder of the Blue Ash Symphony.


"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




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

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