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Orchestra News

Coffee Concert Salutes Moms

It's a salute to spring and Moms as the Orchestra presents its first ever Coffee & Donuts Concert. The program will include My Favorite Things, Over the Rainbow and What A Wonderful World, among others. Prior to the performance complimentary coffee, assorted donuts, and juices will be available for all audience members. In honor of Mother's Day, Moms in attendance will also receive a complimentary carnation. Donuts are  being provided courtesy of Schnucks Market. The 2024 Centralia High School Student Art Exhibit will be on view in the Community Arts Center Gallery before and after the performance. Advance tickets available at or by calling (618) 532-2951. Tickets may also be purchased at the door the day of the concert.

Season Sponsor

Season Sponsor

Maryann Langenfeld

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The Orchestra's February concert offered a break from winter's cold temperatures with a chance for a fun evening out. With music from the movies as the theme, the evening included cabaret-style table seating, beer, wine, soft drinks and snack foods. 

Season Sponsor

Event Conductor Sponsor

Joan Beguelin

Marvin Miller of Crain, Wernsman & Miller

Event Performer Sponsor

Sandra Beguelin

Viki Oliver Loomis

Event Supporter Sponsor

Lucille McLaughlin

Dr. Lyle & Paulette Pahnke

Season & Event Sponsor

Maryann Langenfeld

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Holiday Festival Concert celebrated the season

The Holiday Festival Concert returned to the beautifully decorated City Hope Church Auditorium for its 63rd edition on December 3 as the Centralia Philharmonic Orchestra and Centralia Choral Society came together to celebrate the season. Phil’z Harmoniks string ensemble performed in the café area where complimentary refreshments were available for all concertgoers. Mathew Webster conducted the Orchestra and Lynda Marshall led the Chorus. Highlights included Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, Jingle Bell Rock, It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year as well as the Trans-Siberian Orchestra version of Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24. The  Orchestra and Chorus joined forces to conclude the program with the Hallelujah Chorus and and The Glory of the Lord.


Season & Event Sponsor

Maryann Langenfeld

Event Performer Sponsor

Lorraine Bassett

Event Supporter Sponsor

Damon Harbison

Jackman's Fabrics

Orchestra Season Sponsor

Choral Society Sponsors

Tom & Jan Hawkins, Oratorio

Norma Borgmann, Oratorio

Steve & Marge Kasten, Cantata

Steve & Tammy Miller, Cantata

Mike & Viki Loomis, Chorale

Lana Shaw, Chorale

Orchestra Saluted the Movies at Winter Pops Concert
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