About the SFCO
The Santa Fe Community Orchestra
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!
Sunday April 8, 2018 at 2:30 pm
James A. Little Theater
at the New Mexico School for the Deaf
Remembering Jody Ellis
Ellis: Too Late
Sibelius: En Saga
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Elizabeth Young, violin
Side-by-Side with El Camino Real Academy Advanced Orchestra
Free Admission, Donations Appreciated
Jody Ellis, co-founder of the SFCO and a Santa Fe Living Treasure, passed away in February. We have received a large donation in her memory from a friend who invites others to contribute in honor of Jody. If you’d like to learn more about Jody or wish to join in celebrating Jody’s life with a donation, please click here.
Support our Free Concerts
and Education Programs.
SFCO is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.
Fabulous Prizes from:
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
The Santa Fe Opera
The Lensic Performing Arts Center
Santa Fe Pro Musica
or a gift certificate to 10,000 Waves
SFCO Composition Competition
The Santa Fe Community Orchestra announces a composition competition to be held during the 2018-2019 season. The competition is open to current and former New Mexico residents. There is no age limit for the competition. SFCO members and their immediate families are not eligible, and composers who have previously won the competition or who have been commissioned by the SFCO are not eligible.
For complete guidelines and more information, click the more button.
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.