LCO Mission Statement

Our Mission

The Lawrence Community Orchestra provides a dynamic experience where people of diverse backgrounds celebrate and appreciate music together, encouraging pride in their community.

 Our Vision

 The Lawrence Community Orchestra will be a catalyst in elevating the artistic and cultural scene in Lawrence.   


LCO Auditions

July 20th, 2017

The Lawrence Community Orchestra draws from a pool of players in northeast Kansas. There are no permanent openings at the current time.

If you are interested in playing in the orchestra, please contact Rachel Dirks (strings),, or Dr. Matthew Smith (winds and percussion),

Meet a Musician: Marcie Walzel

October 16th, 2015

I enjoy attending music and sporting events with my husband, Bob. We get together with our two children (Kaelyn, 23, and Robby, 21) and both sides of our families as often as we can.  I also enjoy running, weight classes, practicing my horn and being with friends!

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2016-2017 Season

“Pictures at an Exhibition”
May 7,  3:00 p.m., Lawrence High School

Into the Blue – Stölzel
Featuring high school photographers’ work inspired by the piece

Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C Minor, BWV 1060 – Bach
Véronique Mathieu, violin
Margaret Marco, oboe

Pictures at an Exhibition – Mussorgsky/Ravel

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