2018-2019 Concert Season

“The Majesty of Christmas” 2018
Second Annual “Sing-It-Yourself” Messiah
by George Frederic Handel
Friday; December 7, 2018

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A special appearance by “Papa Grinch”

Friday; December 7, 2018
7:30 p.m.

West Chester Church of the Nazarene
7952 Tylersville Road
West Chester, Ohio 45069
Map:  West Chester Church of the Nazarene

Purchase your “General Admission” tickets here below.
No reserved seating this year.
There will be designated areas for all singers, Soprano; Alto; Tenor and Bass.

Choral singing parts displayed on two massive video screens,
or bring your own Messiah book!

Here’s your ticket link:
Click here for Tickets.

Ticket Prices:
$20 for Adults, ages 13 and up.
$5  for Seniors and Students (ages 6 through 12)
Kids 5 and under are Free!

Please be sure and bring your email ticket purchase confirmation to the Box Office!

Call 513-895-5151 for more information.

The Butler Philharmonic Orchestra

Jennifer Cherest, soprano

Kaylee Nichols, mezzo






Scott Wyatt
, tenor









Thom Dreeze
, baritone


Tillmann Memorial Concert

Saturday; October 27, 2018
8:00 p.m.
St. Maximilian Kolbe Church
Liberty Township

with Funding from the Hamilton Community Foundation
and the “Friends of the Philharmonic”
No Admission Charge


“Viva Italia!’

featuring the music of Italy
Artists from the Cincinnati Opera

concluding with the orchestral blockbuster,
“The Pines of Rome” by Ottorino Respighi
Have a listen:  
Final Movement “Pines of the Appian Way”

Paul John Stanbery, conducting


Open Door Pantry Benefit Concert – Hosted by David Belew

Sunday; November 4, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Zion Lutheran Church
212 S. Front St.
Hamilton, Ohio 45011

featuring guest artists from all over Butler County

The Butler Philharmonic Chorus
Paul John Stanbery, conducting
Tisha Patton, piano

BPO Chorus repertoire to include:

“Didn’t my Lord Deliver Daniel” by Robert Benson
World Premiere, and dedicated to the BPO Chorus
“When Soft Voices Die”  by Paul John Stanbery
Dedicated to David and Marge Belew
“Hymn for Our Time” by John Ness Beck
“The Lord Bless You and Keep You”
by Peter Lutkin

Special Organ Prelude
by Maestro Paul John Stanbery


“A spontaneously improvised prelude for organ, based on a hymn tune selected randomly by the congregation”





An Evening of “Doc Severinsen – Style” Music Making and Romance
With the Butler Philharmonic Orchestra “Band” for Valentine’s Day!

Featuring the trumpet artistry of Eric Knorr, principal trumpet – BPO

Eric Knorr

Read about Eric:
​Eric Knorr Bio

Saturday, February 16, 2019 | 7:30pm
Fitton Center for the Arts
101 S. Monument St.
Hamilton, Ohio 45011

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Hosted by Maestro Paul Stanbery, the Butler Philharmonic Big Band will fill your heart with music this Valentine’s
weekend, with a sumptuous Pops-style performance. With a program that combines a seamless mix of stunning classic love songs,
wonderful jazz standards and some contemporary favorites, this performance is the perfect opportunity to share an evening
with the ones you love.    An Evening of “Doc Severinsen – Style” music, reminiscent of the Tonight Show in the 1970s!

Event Sponsor: Fort Hamilton Hospital



The Butler Philharmonic Chorus in Concert
First United Methodist Church
Sunday; April 7, 2019
3:00 p.m.
Tickets available here after January 1, 2019

“A Mozarty – Pops!”

Saturday and Sunday
April 27 and 28, 2019
Performed in both Middletown and Hamilton

Featuring the the artistry of Nelson Gaker, baritone and others

More information to come!