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Events

2023-2024 Season

 

Kokomo Symphony
August 5th, 2023
Grace United Methodist Church

 

Starting the 50th season with Ravel's Bolero, Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony, and more!

Orchestra Indiana
September 16th, 2024
Rediger Chapel Auditorium | Taylor University

 

Appalachian Spring

An intimate program of classical favorites including Copland’s Appalachian Spring as originally written for 13-piece chamber orchestra, Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks, and Pachelbel’s Canon in D. Under the direction of Principal Guest Conductor, Joel Smirnoff.

Orchestra Indiana
October 14th, 2024
Emens Auditorium

 

Magical Music: Marry Potter and more

Under the baton of Principal Guest Conductor Joel Smirnoff, Orchestra Indiana opens a wondrous new season with music from the Harry Potter movies, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice immortalized in Disney’s Fantasia, and other magical tunes.

Kokomo Symphony
Dec. 3, 2023
Grace United Methodist Church

 

Looking for a way to warm up this winter? Look no further than the KSO’s Winter concert, featuring a stunning array of Christmas and winter holiday favorites.
Led by the talented and charismatic Maestro José Valencia, the Kokomo Symphony Orchestra promises a night of unforgettable music and memories. So, grab your family and friends and join us for an evening of heartwarming melodies and holiday cheer.

College Park Church
Dec. 7-10, 2023

Join in the fun during one of five concert experiences, featuring music, artistry, laughter, and more. Be sure to hang around afterwards for pictures, holiday treats, and the beloved toboggan run!

Limited walk-in child care is available for our guests for ages 4 months to 4 years.
Child care opens 30 minutes before each concert and will fill up quickly.

Orchestra Indiana
Feb. 10, 2024
Emens Auditorium

 

Romance will be in the air in a program featuring Brahms’ impassioned Violin Concerto and highlights from Prokofiev’s searing Romeo & Juliet. Featuring International Violin Competition of Indianapolis 2022 Laureate, Sirena Huang as the violin soloist, and directed by Joel Smirnoff, Principal Guest Conductor.

Kokomo Park Band

March 3rd, 2024

Kokomo Symphony Orchestra
March 10th, 2024
Grace United Methodist Church

 

Experience the magic of Handel's "Messiah" with the Kokomo Symphony Orchestra and Motif Community Choir. This Easter season, immerse yourself in the stunning sounds of this beloved masterpiece, brought to life by the finest musicians in the region.
Joining the Kokomo Symphony Orchestra and Motif Community Choir is organist Matt Gerhard performing one of Handel’s organ concertos. The combination of Gerhard's skillful playing and the orchestra's impeccable sound is sure to leave you breathless.

Kokomo Symphony Orchestra
May 18th, 19th 2024
Grace United Methodist Church

 

Join us for an unforgettable concert finale, wrapping up our 50th season in collaboration with Kokomo Civic Theater (KCT). Experience "Sondheim on Sondheim," a captivating multimedia performance showcasing the timeless music of Stephen Sondheim. Immerse yourself in the dynamic blend of live music, stunning visuals and powerful vocals that will transport you to another world. Don't miss this extraordinary collaboration between the KSO and KCT, featuring a talented cast of musicians, actors and performers.

2022-2023 Season

Kokomo Symphony Orchestra
May 20, 2023 | 7:00 PM
Grace United Methodist Church

Our Spring finale, Symphonic Power, is a tribute to very large orchestra forces incorporated into film. Themes from Camille St. Saëns’ Symphony No. 3 (The Organ Symphony) are heavily featured in the movie series that started with Babe, Pig in the City. The large symphony and grand organ sounds will literally blow you out of your seats. And, since we are using large orchestra, we might as well perform one of the most famous classical music pieces of all time that has also been featured in several films, Maurice Ravel’s Bolero.

 

Orchestra Indiana: The Golden Age of Hollywood
April 28th & 29th 2023
Rediger Chapel Auditorium at Taylor University | 7:30PM, Friday, April 28, 2023
Emens Auditorium, Muncie | 7:30PM, Saturday, April 29, 2023

Take a step back in time to cinema’s most captivating era for a stunning selection of some of the most celebrated film scores ever written, featuring music from Ben Hur, Vertigo, Lawrence of Arabia, High Noon, and more. Featuring violinist Zachary DePue, who will perform Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35.

​Owensboro Symphony
Jan. 28th, 2023
RiverPark Center

 

Lights, Camera, Action! Enjoy an evening of Hollywood’s most romantic movie scores with music from Gone with the Wind, Romeo and Juliet, and Casablanca. The audience will be captivated by violin soloist Sandy Cameron with her performance of Danny Elfman’s Edward Scissorhands Suite, Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso, and more. Declared “brilliant” by the Washington Post, Cameron is one of the most strikingly unique artists of her generation.

Kokomo Park Bank
Wednesday Summers, 7:30
Highland Park, Kokomo

The Kokomo Park Band holds free summer concerts every Wednesday at 7:30 in Highland Park, Kokomo. Come hear different themed selections every week and also on Sunday, September 4th.

Terre Haute Symphony
Tirey-Hall - Tilson Symphony
Columbus, IN
April 30, 2022

Award-winning, charismatic and immensely talented Drew Petersen takes the stage to perform Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto, considered by many to be the world’s favorite piano concerto. The concert opens with a favorite work composed by Dan Powers, the THSO’s composer-in-residence, and concludes with Brahms’ astonishingly powerful first symphony.

Columbus Indiana Philharmonic
First Christian Church Columbus, IN
April 23, 2022

Come enjoy the powerful combination of orchestra and organ music with works by Guilmont and Saint-Saëns.

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