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.


Strings at Sunset Concert

June 3rd, 2021

Join the Lawrence Community Orchestra for a FREE, outdoor concert at the Lawrence Rotary Arboretum, 5100 W 27th St,  to kick off the summer, 7 p.m, Sunday, June 6. The program will feature works by Vivaldi, Haydn, and Tchaikovsky. Please wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines.  Bring chairs or a blanket for seating. If we experience inclement weather, the concert will be recorded and released at a later date. Contact for more information.

How to Support the LCO

November 25th, 2020

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Watch our engaging videos. We have five virtual productions planned for the 2020-21 season.

Donate to help us keep the music playing. Any amount is much appreciated.

Thank you for your support during this unusual time. We look forward to resuming our live concerts.

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2021-2022 Season

Beethoven Begins
Sunday, March 27, 2022
3:00 p.m.
Plymouth Congregational Church

Felix Mendelssohn Overture, The Hebrides
Jean Sibelius Two Pieces from Kuolema, Op.44 (need to purchase 1 from Luck’s)
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21

Tantalizing Tchaikovsky
Saturday, May 7, 2022
7:30 p.m.
Lawrence High School

Verdi Overture: La forza del Destino
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

Ode to Joy
Fall 2022
7:30 p.m.
Lied Center of Kansas

Franz von Suppé Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125