Orchestral Recital Series (ORS) of Tacoma is now:


Join us in June for the Concerto Festival!

Tacoma Music Collaborative provides...

…artistic collaboration for music lovers of all kinds. We create incredible opportunities for music students to take center stage alongside professional musicians because we believe that all musicians should experience the extraordinary joy of live performance.

TMC provides music students of all levels and ages the opportunity to perform with collaborative musicians in a non-competitive environment.


ArtsFund is Boosting Arts in Tacoma

ArtsFund has recently allocated more funding to arts programs in Tacoma. As part of a larger community, ORS is pleased to share this news. We are a recipient of their Community Accelerator Grant which is one of the many ways we receive the support needed to bring our programs to

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Interview with the Composer, Dr. Maria Thompson Corley

How would you characterise your compositional language?Eclectic! I incorporate music that reflects everything I’ve heard. It can sound neo-romantic or atonal, with hints of my West Indian background or references to my love of popular music. I also wrote a wind sextet that really wanted to sound like Poulenc, so

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Music Spotlight: Melody Bober’s “Suite in Seasons”

Music Spotlight: Melody Bober’s Suite in Seasons Suite in Season is a piece originally written for flute, bassoon, and piano or violin, cello, and piano. This piece was commissioned by the Music Teachers National Association(MTNA), and premiered in the 2012 MTNA conference. The piece was written to have four movements

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We welcome you to our musical family! By supporting TMC through your funding or your time, you are supporting a community of music lovers, musicians, and instructors in Tacoma and beyond. Your aid is what helps us continue to offer these opportunities to students, families, and visitors – we are a primarily volunteer organization, so your support is crucial. We’ve made this easy – you can donate or find out more about volunteering here on our website.

Performers of all ages join us for our two yearly performance opportunities – the Trio Festival and the Concerto Festival, as well as various masterclasses and in-school coaching sessions. When you choose to perform, you will join more than 100 students yearly who share their art onstage.

Tacoma Music Collaborative is supported in part by:

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and many more.