Community Orchestra

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The Lenexa Community Orchestra performs free concerts for the community each summer. The orchestra, which began in 2017 as a program of the Lenexa Arts Council, is made up of volunteer musicians and is led by conductor Richard Ryan.

Concert schedule 

Below is the 2024 concert schedule. Check back in late spring for the repertoire.

Saturday, June 29

Saturday, July 20

Saturday, August 10

New Location: All concerts begin at 7 p.m. at Shawnee Mission Northwest High School Auditorium, 12701 W. 67th St. Pkwy., Shawnee, KS 66216. Doors open approximately 20-30 minutes prior to the concert following the sound check. 

Play music with us

Our goal is to build a community of artists who want to create music together. Applications for volunteer musicians are accepted from March to May for each summer concert season. Once registered in our volunteer center, you will receive a Google form to indicate availability, instrument played and experience/background. Questions may be directed to Susanne Neely, [email protected], 913.477.7131.

Sign up to be a musician

Application deadline: May 1, 2024

Sponsorship opportunities and contact information

If your company is interested in being a sponsor, or for more information about the Lenexa Community Orchestra, please contact Susanne Neely, Lenexa Arts Council liaison, at [email protected].