The Lawrence Community Orchestra provides a dynamic experience where people of diverse backgrounds celebrate and appreciate music together, encouraging pride in their community.
Values held important as we pursue our mission:
- Provide performing opportunities for artistic growth and enjoyment for professionals and amateur musicians.
- Provide extraordinary experiences by presenting quality music and inclusive programming.
- Create a vibrant organization that honors diversity in our audiences, artistic team, staff and board members.
- Collaborate with community organizations (commercial, non-profit and public).
- Uphold transparency in our stewardship.
- Foster a fun environment.
The Lawrence Community Orchestra will be a catalyst in elevating the artistic and cultural scene in Lawrence.
“This is Lawrence, and we have lots of things that many other communities don’t have: For example, a community orchestra.”
Read the full article from the Lawrence Journal World »
The Lawrence Community Orchestra presents a Mother’s Day concert on Sunday, May 11th at 4 p.m.
We welcome you to the first concert of the Lawrence Community Orchestra. Music Directors Rachel Dirks and Matthew Smith will debut the new orchestra and music repertoire.
Channel 6 News interviews Co-Director, Rachel Dirks and Board President, Allan Hanson to talk about our renewed focus on Community. Full story here.
We wanted to make sure that you did not miss the wonderful article on our orchestra in the Winter Issue of Lawrence Magazine. We hope you enjoy it! And don’t forget to get tickets to the ever-popular Baroque by Candlelight Concert on March 9, 2013.