Kansas City Symphony MO
The Kansas City Symphony (KCS), founded in 1982, aims to transform hearts, minds and communities through the power of symphonic music. The orchestra's 80 full-time musicians are area residents and vital contributors to the artistic life of Kansas City. During its 42 week season, the Symphony performs a wide variety of subscription, educational, touring, and outreach concerts. In addition, the KCS performs for the Lyric Opera of Kansas City and the Kansas City Ballet. The Symphony's various education programs, including specially programmed youth concerts and workshops for high school students, reach an estimated 20,000 people each year.