Voice. Advocate. Partner.

The Montana Association of Symphony Orchestras is the network, the voice, and the forum for orchestral music in Montana. For nearly 40 years, MASO has been the state’s premier professional network of organizations and individuals linked together by their passion for music. We are a collaborative, vibrant community of professionals, musicians, conductors, artist managers, emerging leaders, donors, patrons, and trustees.

With outstanding resources tailored to meet the needs of our membership, MASO is dedicated to keeping the flame of orchestral music alive through the collaborative insights and a shared vision of its members. We accomplish this by supporting and promoting our members’ dynamic concert seasons, networking, an annual professional development conference, and ongoing advocacy work. Membership in MASO signifies your commitment to the profession, to the advancement of orchestral music in Montana, and to your own professional growth.

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MASO’s Current Members


MASO gives voice to orchestras in Montana at the state and national levels.

Exclusive Resources

MASO offers grant opportunities, advocacy, and professional development resources through our website.

Access to Professional Development

MASO’s annual education conference, semi-annual meetings, and workshops offer opportunities to learn from top professionals and network with peers.


Each member organization pays annual dues of $1,100. In turn, MASO grants $3,300 annual to each symphony to help them further their mission of education and outreach.

Opportunities for Networking

With MASO, you become part of a community of colleagues who understand your needs and share a passion for orchestral music.

Access to Shared Music Library

Members gain access to our statewide catalog of music. This music exchange program allows up to $3,000 of new music purchases every year, which saves orchestras the considerable cost of commercial score rental or purchase.