Giving Tuesday

Join the #GivingTuesday Movement

Join us in helping your Orchestra rent a 6-foot Grand Piano for our upcoming performance of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.

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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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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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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 27, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00pm at Central Middle School in the band room. We rehearse every Tuesday – join us!
  • First concert is October 20, 2019 at The Commons Nugent-Custer Performance Hall.

Read more in our History section. »

Thank you to our Sponsors!

This project is made possible by the Indiana Arts Commission, the Columbus Area Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.