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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2021-2022 Season

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