Kearney Symphony Orchestra


05 Dec
Sounds of the Season KSO’s annual festive holiday concert includes selections by Leroy Anderson, Johann Strauss II, and Vaughan Williams’ graceful, The Lark Ascending, featuring violinist Ting-Lan Chen. The audience is sure to enjoy a sing-along of “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, along with a holiday classic conducted by former KSO director, Ron Crocker.

Merryman Performing Arts Center | 7:30pm
05 Mar
Cowboys and Caballeros This concert showcases two composers who helped to define national voices in their music. Warm up your winter with selections from the ballet, Rodeo, by American composer Aaron Copland and the spirited Huapango by Mexican composer, José Pablo Moncayo. One of the 2023-2024 UNK Concerto-Aria winners will perform on this concert.

UNK Fine Arts Recital Hall | 7:30pm
07 May
Romantic Expressions The season finale includes two works that are musically opulent and guaranteed audience pleasers. The familiar melodies of Borodin’s In the Steppes of Central Asia and the lush orchestration in Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8 in G Major form bookends to a program of late romantic-era music. The second of the UNK Concerto-Aria winners will also be featured on this concert.

UNK Fine Arts Recital Hall | 7:30pm