About the SFCO

Santa Fe Community Orchestra

The Santa Fe Community Orchestra Season Overview

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

Educate Your Ear - Entertaining talks with musical illustrations

Side-by-Side programs with the public schools

Performances of large choral/orchestra works

Innovative collaborations with actors, dancers, & filmmakers

New Works by New Mexico's Composers

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

Community Outreach

SFCO Spring Concert

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4
and works by Cherubini, Villa-Lobos,
and Gachupin
with Jesus Gachupin, guitar and students
from the Ortiz Middle School Guitar Ensemble. 

Sunday, April 12th at 2:30 pm
St. Francis Auditorium
in the New Mexico Museum of Art

Free admissions, donations appreciated.
For more information
call 505-466-4879 or click: more.gif



Useful resources

New Works
by New Mexico Composers

Hear the latest works from around the state presented in an open rehearsal format on three Fridays from 6 to 7:30 pm in St. Francis Auditorium, NM Museum of Art.


Friday, March 20th, at 6pm

Featuring works by three Santa Fe composers


Benthic Metropolis by Keith Allegretti


In the Wolf's Den by Jesus Gachupin


A REFLECTION for orchestra
by Steven Paxton


Free admission, donations appreciated.


For information about submitting a work

call 505-466-4879 or click the more button below.


Meet the Orchestra


Members share their love of music and dedication to their instruments through the SFCO's Season Concerts, Special Events, Community Outreach and Education Programs. 


Join the Orchestra


The SFCO welcomes amateur musicians who would like to join the orchestra to contact the orchestra 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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SFCO is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
All donations are tax deductible.