2022-2023 ● 141st Season - SEASONS

Join the KSUSO as we explore the seasons of life. Each concert will feature music that celebrates all aspects of humanity.

Monday, March 6, 7:30 p.m. - All Faiths Chapel - Simply Strings

Simply Strings 2023

Featuring the K-State University Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra, join us for a fun evening of music written for the string orchestra! K-State String Division student conductors will share their debut conducting performances with the University Orchestra. We hope to see you Monday, March 6!



Tuesday, March 7, 7:30 p.m. - McCain Auditorium - Love and Hate

Love and Hate Poster

Join the KSUSO as we explore the dichotomy of Love and Hate in our concert on Tuesday, March 7, in McCain Auditorium.

This concert will feature Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture, Grit by Lauren Spavelko, and Changing Faces by K-State Oboe Professor, Dr. Alyssa Morris. We will also feature two winners of the KSUSO Concerto/Aria Competition - Jessica Minnich, flute and Catherine Stagner, voice.

Jessica Minnich Headshot


Jessica Minnich, Floutist, is a senior pursuing a major in Social Work. Outside of the music world, Jessica enjoys spending time with her friends and family, specifically her three-year-old niece. She also enjoys going out and exploring nature.



Catherine Stagner Headshot


Catherine Stagner, Soprano, is a senior pursuing a major in Vocal Performance and a minor in Spanish translation. She has participated in a variety of productions and ensembles throughout her time at K-State. She would like to thank her family and friends for their love and support.



Admission is free, with the opportunity to make a donation towards future programming that feels appropriate for you. We hope to see you Tuesday, March 7!


Tuesday, December 6, 7:30 p.m. - Lost and Found

Join the KSUSO for our final concert of the semester - Lost and Found - on Tuesday, December 6 in the McCain Auditorium.

6:00 p.m. - Family Fun Carnival in the McCain Lobby - Instrument Petting Zoo, Musical Chairs, Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest, Ornament Decorating and more...

7:30 p.m. - Concert featuring Dvorak's Symphony No. 8, the Christmas Overture by Samual Coleridge Taylor, and an orchestral interpretation of Twas the Night Before Christmas with special guest artist extraordinaire, Dr. Bryan Pinkall.

While admission is free, we are asking for donations to support the Manhattan Emergency Shelter's work with those who are homeless in the Manhattan community.


Items for Emergency Shelter: Cleaning Supplies, Towels, Coats, & Trash Bags

Emergency Kit Items: Hats, Gloves, Handwarmers, Socks, Granola Bars

See you on Tuesday, December 6!


Friday, February 24, 10:05 a.m. - Love and Hate (Wichita, Century II)

Monday, March 6, 7:30 p.m. - Simply Strings

Tuesday, March 7, 7:30 p.m. - Love and Hate

Thursday, April 27, 7:30 p.m. - Mourn and Dance

Tuesday, October 18, 7:30 p.m. - Hope and Despair