Great rehearsal last night; lots of new pieces to read through. Make sure you mark your calendars now for a Mini-Concert on Friday, June 6 in Overland Park; Jeff will get all the details to us soon. Also mark your planners for the Driveway Concert – yes!! – on Thursday, June 12. More details to follow on that one also.
We’ve been rehearsing since January, it’s time to perform! Your first opportunity to hear what we’ve been working on will be March 29th at Nebraska Furniture Mart. Check the Event Calendar often as more appearances will be added soon. And please plan to attend our Spring Concert and Silent Auction. If you have an item you’d like to donate to the Silent Auction, contact the Orchestra. This is our only fund-raising project for the year.
Rehearsals begin January 9th at 6:30PM at London Heights Baptist Church, 734 N. 78th Street, Kansas City, KS.
2014 should be a banner season for the Orchestra. We are growing and several new members filling critical needs should be joining us in January.
And with the donation of the McCoy Orchestra Library, we will have the opportunity to visit literally several hundred works that haven’t been recently performed.
It’s an exciting time. If you play or want to play, consider joining us. We appreciate your support. Please remember we are a 501 C 3 organization and you can make a monetary donation to the Orchestra using the PayPal link.
The Orchestra held a pancake breakfast fund-raiser at Applebees of the Legends on September 14, 2013. 114 people were served!
Are you a string player looking for a place to play? Come join us. We’re all about having fun with music, the perfect place to dust off rusty skills. We rehearse on Thursdays at 6:30 at London Heights Baptist Church, 734 N. 78th Street, Kansas City, KS.
We still have a critical need for cellists!
Join us. What do you have to lose?
Since we’re always “in session,” it’s hard to break down our year into “seasons,” but a convenient spot is our last concert of the summer, which happened on July 21st at Nebraska Furniture Mart. Now we begin rehearsals for the fall/winter concert season.
What do you have to look forward to? A lawn concert at the Bingham-Waggoner Estate in Independence. A formal “fund-raiser” concert in the early fall. Christmas concerts at London Heights and KCK City Hall.
And, while we won’t be performing with instruments, join us for our fund-raising pancake breakfast at Applebee’s of the Legends on September 14.
All of our events are on our Event Calendar and will be on our Facebook page. And as always, we’re looking for musicians. String players, we know you’re out there. Dust off those bows and join in on the fun.
The Kansas City Kansas Community Orchestra is not affiliated with the Unified Government of KCK/Wyandotte County or Kansas City Kansas Community College.
My purpose for forming the orchestra was to allow students and community members the opportunity to play in a “full orchestra” setting. Many individuals stop playing after completing school and later want to pick up their instrument again. That is where we come in!
The Orchestra performed at Nebraska Furniture Mart on July 21st, 2012.
The Orchestra made another appearance at Nebraska Furniture Mart in Kansas City, Kansas’ Village West entertainment district. Many NFM customers stopped by to hear the Orchestra during the 2 hour event.
Yes, it takes money to run an orchestra. We receive no funding from the Unified Government or Kansas City Kansas Community College. We are an independent 501 (c) 3 organization. We need your support. Consider making a contribution to the Orchestra. To help make that possible, we have provided a PayPal link.
In lieu of the usual fund raising candy sale, we will be presenting a fund raising concert in October. More details soon.
Welcome to the new website of the Kansas City Kansas Community Orchestra. The new website will be easier to update allowing us to keep our fans informed of the Orchestra’s activities.
As always, this is a work-in-progress. Features will be added, tested, deleted, and tweaked as time permits.
One last note. Stay informed of Orchestra activities by subscribing to our email list. Click on this link and follow the instructions. Be sure to confirm your subscription.