The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra believes that classical music is a joy to be shared by everyone. Through its community programs, LACO reaches thousands of elementary school students and families, many of whom have little or no access to the city’s cultural institutions.
Presented free of charge to public elementary students in grades four through six, Meet the Music reaches approximately 3,200 children from more than 40 schools across greater Los Angeles. The program fosters listening skills, encourages individual and group involvement in music making, and provides personal contact with musicians and composers.
Through its Community Partners program, LACO continues to provide community service organizations that most need them with free tickets and transportation to LACO concerts. Organizations that have benefited from the program include the Constitutional Rights Foundation, Verdugo Young Musicians Association and Plaza de la Raza among others.