CSO In the Community

CSO In the Community

In addition to our 5 yearly concerts, the CSO is coming to a community event near you! Find where we will be playing next.

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Josh Aerie

CSO's New Music Director Announced

What a year! CSO names Josh Aerie as our 5th Music Director in our 90+ year history.

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Become a Musician - Horn Section

Become a Musician!

Whether you play Violin, Cello, Bass, French Horn, Trumpet, or Percussion, we would love to have you join us!

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First and Lasting Impressions Graphic

The Journey Begins!

CSO is pleased to present its 2015-16 season - The Journey Begins: Introducing Josh Aerie.

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See our 2015 - 2016 Concert Schedule.

Our Mission

Engage the community
by furthering musical excellence for education and enjoyment.

Columbus Symphony Orchestra Christmas 2013 Concert

Quick Facts

  • The Columbus Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is a volunteer orchestra in Columbus, Indiana.
  • Founded in 1922 by Chester Kitzinger.
  • Oldest active orchestra in the State of Indiana.
  • First rehearsal for this season is August 18, 2015 from 7:00 – 9:00pm at Central Middle School.
  • First concert is October 4, 2015 at the Commons Mall.

Read more in our History section. »