More than 1,000 talented central Indiana students have had the unique opportunity to share the stage of the historic Hilbert Circle Theatre with their professional counterparts since Side-by-Side began in 1991. Students are auditioned and coached by members of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. The result is a spectacular concert featuring the 100+ piece orchestra of students and professionals—a tremendously rewarding experience for the Symphony musicians, the students, and the audience.

2018-19 SIDE-BY-SIDE PROGRAM schedule*

*Please, pay close attention to dates and times


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 4:30-6:30pm - Orchestra Rehearsal (Concerto Competition immediately following)
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 4:30-6:30pm - Sectional Rehearsal (Pizza Party immediately following)
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 4:30-6:30pm - Orchestra Rehearsal
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 4:30-6:30pm - Orchestra Rehearsal
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 4:30-6:30pm - Orchestra Rehearsal with ISO Coaches
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:30-6:30pm - Orchestra Rehearsal
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 4:30-6:30pm - Sectional Rehearsal
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 4:30-6:30pm - Orchestra Rehearsal
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 9:00am - 4:00pm - Orchestra Rehearsal with the full ISO (Lunch provided)

Concert - Wednesday, march 6, 2019 at 7:00pm



Jacob Joyce, conductor
SIBELIUS | En Saga, Op. 9
RACHMANINOFF | Symphonic Dances, Op. 45


Questions? Contact Perry Accetturo.

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Elba L. & Gene Portteus Branigin Foundation Inc. 

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