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.


2022 Annual Meeting

May 17th, 2022

LCO’s annual meeting is 7 p.m., June 8, Meeting Room A at the Lawrence Public Library. The agenda includes electing board officers. The public is invited.

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.

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2022-23 Season

A Walk in the Woods
An Earth Day Concert

Vivaldi – Spring
Stephen Sondheim – No One is Alone from Into the Woods
Beethoven – Symphony #6 – Movt 5 Allegretto (Shepherd’s Song)
Sibelius – Symphony #1

April 22
7:30 p.m.
Plymouth Congregational Church

Pick up tickets at Will Call.

A Walk in the Woods tickets

Kansas Land Trust Event
Spring Walk at the Earles Woodlands in Baldwin City
Sunday, April 16, 2023
1PM – 3PM

Earles Woodlands (map)
Join us for a spring walk in the woods at the KLT-protected Earles Woodlands in Baldwin City. This guided walk will cover approximately 2 miles of varied terrain. Register for this special event.