The Olathe Community Orchestra is a non-profit (501 C3) performing group made up of 40 to 50 community volunteers for the purpose of continuing the art of classical orchestral music for the enjoyment of the community of Olathe, Kansas.
The OCO performs four concerts per year, including its annual scholarship concert featuring the winner of the high school scholarship audition. The orchestra rehearses and performs at Grace United Methodist Church in Olathe, KS.
The Olathe Community Orchestra is comprised of volunteer musicians from throughout the Kansas City metro area. Students under 18 years old must audition for placement; adults do not need to audition. Membership in the orchestra is free.