142nd Season - Elements

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Monday, October 30, 7:30 p.m. - McCain Auditorium

(Pre-Concert Festival & Costume Contest - 6:00 p.m. - McCain Lobby)

Witches & Wizards

Join the KSUSO and the Manhattan High School Chamber Orchestra for a spooktacular night filled with fun musical adventures for goblins of all ages. Pre-concert activities, games, and a costume contest will begin at 6:00 followed by a concert filled with restless repertoire including Dance Macabre, Night on Bald Mountain, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, and much more.


Tickets for this concert will be available for purchase at the box office tonight beginning at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are not available online.

Regular Adult - $15 (plus tax)

Youth &/or K-State Faculty - $5 (plus tax)

K-State Students - Free!

Tuesday, December 5, 7:30 p.m. - McCain Auditorium

Earth & Sky

Take flight with the KSUSO as we explore music that celebrates the elements of earth and sky. The orchestra will perform a beautiful compilation of works old and new, including Symphony No. 6, Pastoral by Ludwig van Beethoven. Admission is free—donations are always appreciated.

Feb. 29 & Mar. 1-3 - McCain Auditorium

Amelia Goes to the Ball - Opera by Gian Carlo Menotti

More information coming soon!

Tuesday, March 5, 7:30 p.m. - McCain Auditorium

Simply Strings

Featuring the K-State University Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra, join us for a fun evening of music written for the string orchestra! Solosits Jeremy Kimmel and K-State Violin/Viola Professor, Madeleine Jansen will be featured and K-State String Division student conductors will share their debut conducting performances with the University Orchestra. Admission is free—donations are always appreciated.

Thursday, April 25, 7:30 p.m. - McCain Auditorium

Fire & Water

Join the KSUSO as we explore the elements of fire and water through music. Our season finale will feature Stravinsky's Firebird Suite, The Moldau by Smetana, and K-State student soloists selected through the rigorous Concerto/Aria competition held in the fall. Join us for an evening that will light a fire for your love of music! Admission is free—donations are always appreciated.