Kokomo Symphony Celebrates 50th Season

50 and still fantastic! The Kokomo Symphony Orchestra is celebrating its 50th season with four great concerts you won’t want to miss.

Golden Gala Concert
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023 at 7 p.m. 
Indiana University Kokomo Havens Auditorium
Be swept away to the streets of Paris with Gershwin’s beloved “American in Paris,” and experience the majestic beauty of Rome through Respighi’s “Pines of Rome.” The concert will feature the incredible talents of internationally renowned opera star Alicia Berneche who began her career within the Kokomo Symphony Youth Orchestra in the mid 70’s and local flutist Trudy Whitford who has performed in the orchestra for 30 years. Golden Contributor: Dr. Charles & Alice Simons

Symphonic Sounds of the Season
Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023 at 3 p.m.
Grace United Methodist Church, Kokomo

Featuring a stunning array of Christmas and winter holiday favorites, the Kokomo Symphony Orchestra promises a night of unforgettable music and memories. So, grab your family and friends and join them for an evening of heartwarming melodies and holiday cheer.

Getting a Handle on Handel
Sunday, March 10, 2024 at 3 p.m.
Grace United Methodist Church, Kokomo

Experience the magic of Handel’s “Messiah” with the Kokomo Symphony Orchestra, Motif Community Choir and organist Matt Gerhard. This Easter season, immerse yourself in the stunning sounds of this beloved masterpiece, brought to life by the finest musicians in the region.

Broadway’s Great: Sondheim on Sondheim
Saturday & Sunday, May 18-19, 2024
Indiana University Kokomo Havens Auditorium

KSO wraps up their 50th season with an unforgettable concert finale. In collaboration with Kokomo Civic Theatre, “Sondheim on Sondheim” is a multi-media performance featuring the timeless music of legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim. With a talented cast of musicians, actors, and performers, this is an event you won’t want to miss for an unforgettable night of music and theater! Golden Contributor: Haynes International, Inc.

Throughout the season, the Kokomo Symphony Youth Orchestra will also perform. Find details for all concerts and purchase tickets at www.kokomosymphony.net 

KSO has been delivering world class performances since 1973. Their goal is to cultivate, nurture and enhance the cultural climate of Kokomo and its surrounding region, by providing musical programs and experiences that are informative, educational and entertaining. Jose’ Valencia is the Artistic Director and Conductor for the Kokomo Symphony Orchestra.

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