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KSO Receives 100+ Women Who Care Greatest Impact Award

The KSO’s Music Education Outreach program was selected as the February “Greatest Impact Award” recipient from the DeKalb-area chapter of 100+ Women Who Care....
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2024 Senior Musician Scholarships

Four local students received KSO Senior Musician Scholarships this spring....
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2024 DeKalb’s Finest: vote for the KSO

Vote for the KSO as your favorite live entertainment!...
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A Taste of Italy: Season Finale Concert

Get ready for a special night of music and celebration that will take you on a journey to Italy!...
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Give DeKalb County 2024

We appreciate your support in the 11th year of this important community event....
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Celebrating Linc Smelser: May 4, 2024

The City of DeKalb and Mayor Cohen Barnes have issued a proclamation celebrating Linc Smelser’s 20th anniversary as KSO Music Director....
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Announcing the KID Project

The KSO announces their first instrument donation drive to benefit local music students in need....
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Spring Pops on WNIU’s Encore on April 15

Experience the KSO’s Spring Pops concert again or hear it for the first time!...
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Scholarship Applications Due March 17

The KSO is accepting applications for their 2024 High School Musician Scholarships....
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2024 Competition Winner

The 2024 Arthur D. Montzka Young Artists Concerto Competition winner is Neal Kotamarty Eisfeldt, violinist....
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KSO Symphony Social – new date!

**Rescheduled for February 2, 2024** Join us to celebrate Linc Smelser’s 20th anniversary with the KSO!...
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Violins of Hope Come to DeKalb

JCC Chicago is delighted to partner with the KSO to bring Violins of Hope to DeKalb County....
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Competition Winner 2023

The 2023 Arthur D. Montzka Young Artists Concerto Competition winner is Ella Wimbiscus, cellist....
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Competition Winner 2022

Arthur D. Montzka Young Artists Concerto Competition: 2022 Winner Esme Arias-Kim Esme Arias-Kim, 16, is a Merit Scholarship Fellow at the Music Institute of Chicago’s Academy, a training center for advanced pre-college students, and she...
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Competition Winner 2020

Arthur D. Montzka Young Artists Concerto Competition: 2020 Winner Isabella Brown Violinist Isabella Brown, 17, is a scholarship fellow at the Music Institute of Chicago’s Academy and studies violin with Almita Vamos. This past summer,...
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