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 annual 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 5, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Lensic Performing Arts Center

Mozart: Great Mass in C minor with the
SFCO Community Chorus
Kodály: Te Deum with the combined choirs of
Santa Fe High School, St. John's College, and
Santa Fe University of Art and Design

Free Admission, Donations Appreciated

New Works by New Mexico Composers

Friday, February 10th at 7 p.m.
The James A. Little Theater
at the New Mexico School for the Deaf

Dal Porto: Valley of Enchantment

Free Admission, Donations Appreciated
For more info call 505-466-4879


Call for TENORS and BASSES

Mozart: Great Mass in C minor, K. 427

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 4:00 PM in the
Lensic Theater

Join us to sing this FABULOUS, late work
by Mozart!!!

Composition Competition

Call for Compositions
New Works by
New Mexico Composers
Jan. 13 and Feb. 10

The SFCO regularly presents new and recent works by New Mexico composers in an open rehearsal format. Our next readings of New Works by New Mexico Composers will take place on Jan. 13 and Feb. 10, 2017. 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 Composition

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.

Join the orchestra