Live the Music!


The Kansas City Civic Orchestra is a community-based orchestra in the Kansas City metropolitan area. For 60 years, our mission has been to bring high quality, free concerts to the local community. Our all-volunteer orchestra is comprised of amateur and professional musicians with one thing in common – a love for music!

See Us In Action

We enjoy sharing stories and pictures about our concerts and outreach events, but check out our videos to really see us in action!

Current Season

We’re celebrating our 60th year! See what’s coming up next in our 2018-2019 season.

Support KCCO

We wouldn’t be here without you!. If you’d like to donate, volunteer, or otherwise get involved we would love to hear from you!

We’re fortunate in Kansas City to have amateurs-who-could-be-professionals in spades. Stupendous talent this December popped out of … the Kansas City Civic Orchestra and other volunteer ensembles. – Diane Stafford, KC Star

Recent News

Current Season

Our 60th season is underway! Be sure to save our upcoming concert dates in your calendar.   American Fanfare Saturday,...

2019 Carol Chatelain Young Artist Competition

KCCO is excited to announce our 2019 Carol Chatelain Young Artist Competition!

KCCO's sixth annual competition for young artists has been...

Legend, Lyricism, and Ludwig

Join us for our first concert of 2019!