Concert Series

  • Symphonic Series
    The Symphonic Series boasts six concerts through the season featuring a classical repertoire and the full orchestra with a wide range of guest artists. This season's Symphonic Series will also feature each of the five KSO Music Director Candidates.  Symphonic Series concerts each include a 7pm Prelude led by the evenings Maestro, so arrive early!
  • Zhang Financial Pops!
    Your KSO has partnered with Zhang Financial to bring you a new and improved pops series.  This serie's concerts introduce patrons to a less classical approach to orchestral music. Music EVERYONE knows and loves.
  • Classics Uncorked and On Tap
    The perfect combination - music, friends and spirits! KSO musicians perform your chamber favorites, two nights in a row - Friday night with wine and treats at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and Saturday night at Bell's Eccentric Café, with snacks and brews. Make sure to check out both the Winter and Spring Evening programs!
  • Special Events
    Join us as we present Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert. This concert will feature the full length iconic film on the big screen while your KSO performs the thriling score by the one and only John Williams.
  • Family Discovery Series
    Enjoy symphonic performances tailored to young children and their families. The series offers families a fun musical experience that includes pre-concert activities like our Instrument Petting Zoo and Meet the Conductor. Join us for a great family experience - tickets are only $5 each!
  • Special EventsKSO@The Movies! offers music and movie lovers alike, a new and exciting experience.  Enjoy your favorite movies on the big screen with original dialogue and sound effects while your KSO musicians bring the movie scores to life! Tickets for this season's feature, The Jungle Book, are only $10!
  • Sounds of the SeasonA KSO tradition. This season we bring you holiday music with a twist! Join us as we rediscover music from your favorite holiday movies with flutist Sara Andon and the Kalamazoo Children's Chorus, directed by Fred Sang.
  • Community EventsYour KSO partners with several local organizations to present dozens of free concerts in our community each season. To learn more about our community events and free family concerts click here.
  • CollaborationsYour KSO partners to bring you more! In December, you will find us performing with Ballet Arts Ensemble in their annual holiday performance of the Nutcracker. You will have two opportunities to hear us perform with the International Gilmore Keyboard Festival this spring, in both the Festival Chamber Orchestra Concert and the Gilmore Festival Finale!

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