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Led by Music Director Michael Stern, the Kansas City Symphony offers great performances for greater audiences to transforms hearts, minds and communities through the power of symphonic music.

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Who We Are

A passion for excellence.

Our uncompromising performance standard has advanced us as a locally, nationally and internationally recognized orchestra with solid financial resources and a culture that stimulates effective relationships between board, staff and musicians.

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Our Mission

Great performances for greater audiences.

The Kansas City Symphony achieves this mission by developing an uncompromising performance standard. With advancing the profile and value of the orchestra locally, nationally and internationally, we develop the financial resources to allow the orchestra to thrive today and tomorrow. Here at the Kansas City Symphony, we focus on creating an internal culture that stimulates effective relationships within and between board, staff, and musicians, ultimately developing audiences and partnerships that allow the orchestra to thrive today and tomorrow.

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Community

Learning Through Orchestral Music

Community

Learning Through Orchestral Music

Free and low-cost performances for community, students and educators reach more than 70,000 people annually.

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Awards & Recognition

An uncompromising performance standard.

Awards & Recognition

An uncompromising performance standard.

From Visitors’ Choice awards to Grammy® awards, the Kansas City Symphony is recognized as a leader among American orchestras.

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Financial Information

A thriving orchestra today and tomorrow.

Financial Information

A thriving orchestra today and tomorrow.

The Kansas City Symphony is well-managed and fiscally sound. We are committed to developing the financial resources to allow the orchestra to thrive today and tomorrow.

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