About the SFCO

The Santa Fe Community Orchestra
Season Overview

Five free concerts of classical favorites, rarely heard repertoire, accessible contemporary works, New Mexico soloists, & world premieres of compositions by New Mexico composers.

Educate Your Ear programs - entertaining, informative talks by Music Director Oliver Prezant with musical illustrations by the SFCO, followed by a complete performance.

Side-by-Side programs in the classroom and in the concert hall with students from the public schools.

Performances of large choral works - with Santa Fe area choristers, as well as college and high school students.

Innovative collaborations - with actors, dancers, composers, photographers, and filmmakers.

New Works by New Mexico's Composers - hear the latest from emerging and established composers from around New Mexico.

Let's Dance! our Swing and Ballroom dance event featuring the SFCO and the Santa Fe Great Big Jazz Band.

The SFCO is the Community

performing for the Community

FREE of charge!


Upcoming Events

Mid-Season Concert

Sunday, March 1 at 2:30 pm
James A. Little Theater
at the New Mexico School for the Deaf


Side-by-Side with the El Camino Real Band
Weber: Clarinet Concerto No 1, Jerry Weimer, clarinet
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 43

Free Admission, Donations Appreciated

New Works by
New Mexico Composers

Friday, February 7th at 7:00 pm
St. John's United Methodist Church
in the Fellowship Hall

Hear the latest compositions by composers
from around the state, presented in an
open rehearsal format.


Support our Free Concerts
and Education Programs

Click here to donate today

SFCO is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.

Matching Grant Opportunity
Executive Director


A donor to the Santa Fe Community Orchestra (SFCO) will match donations 1:1 up to $10,000 in support of an Executive Director (ED). An ED will provide management support for our full season of free concerts and education programs serving public school students, community musicians, NM composers and soloists, and our diverse audience.


Call for Compositions
New Works by
New Mexico Composers

The SFCO regularly presents new and recent works by New Mexico composers in an open rehearsal format. There is no charge to participating composers, and the public is invited to listen.

For more information about submitting compositions for the readings, click the more button.

Call for Compositions


Join the Orchestra

The SFCO welcomes amateur musicians who would like to join the orchestra to contact us for audition information. Professional or outstanding amateur musicians who are interested in performing with the SFCO as guest soloists are also encouraged to contact us.

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