Kate Kammeyer

general manager

Kate Kammeyer recently joined Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra as the Orchestra Manager and Director of Community programs after working at The Philadelphia Orchestra as Orchestra Manager. In her ten years at The Philadelphia Orchestra, Kate worked in Personnel and Operations and was fortunate to travel on thirteen tours with the Orchestra, as well as summer residencies in Colorado, New York and multiple cities in China. In helping during staff transitions in the Education and Collaborative Learning department, Kate found a passion for engaging with the community, educating young musicians and collaborating with various partners in all walks of life. She is thrilled to have a position in Los Angeles where she is able to make a difference through art and music in her new community.

Previously Kate worked at the Manhattan School of Music, taught oboe at the Rye Country Day School and was a freelance musician in the New York and Connecticut area. Kate has also worked in various positions at the major summer music festivals including Interlochen, National Repertory Orchestra, the Aspen Music Festival and School and with Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestras. Kate holds an Artist Diploma from SUNY Purchase, a M.M. from the Hartt School and a B.M. from the University of Iowa all in Oboe Performance. When she is not herding musicians or exploring Los Angeles, Kate enjoys yoga, running, crossfit, traveling, being an amateur foodie, snuggling with her cat Rory and a drinking a good cup of coffee.

S E S S I O N spiva

Produced in collaboration with Four Larks, SESSION featured the world premiere of The Body Overcome by Derrick Spiva Jr, hindustani vocalist Saili Oak, a US premiere by composer Juan Pablo Contreras and works by Conor Brown, Salina Fisher and Reena Esmail.

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Sound Investment

Have you ever listened to a favorite symphony and wondered what shaped the composer’s ideas? How the orchestra players reacted upon first reading the new score? How the composer felt as musicians finally gave sonic life to notes on paper?

You can get answers when you commission a new work of music through Sound Investment.

LA Orchestra Fellowship

The LA Orchestra Fellowship is a two-year orchestra intensive for musicians on violin, viola, and cello.

Fellows are mentored in chamber and orchestral performance and gain invaluable experience while training and playing alongside Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra musicians, faculty at USC Thornton and mentor members of the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles.