Gerald R. Doan, Music Director Emeritus

Welcome to the 64th Season of the Cincinnati Community Orchestra

Welcome to the 64th Season of the Cincinnati Community Orchestra

2017-2018 Season

This is a unique season for the CCO as we search for our next Conductor and Music Director. We will have a different guest conductor for each of our four concerts. The concerts and the rehearsals in preparation for them will serve as an audition and a chance for the CCO to get to know each candidate.

Concert Dates and Guest Conductors
October 21, 2017- Mark Rudoff
December 2, 2017- Jiannan Cheng
March 3, 2018- Jackson Leung
May 5, 2018- Stephen Kidd

Stephen Kidd
Guest Conductor

Stephen Kidd is the former Music Director of the Davis Symphony in California, the Southern Great Lakes Symphony, The Lake St. Clair Symphony and Livonia Youth Symphony in Michigan.

He received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Kentucky, earned his Master of Fine Arts degree in Conducting from UCLA and Doctor of Music Arts Degree from the Peabody Conservatory, now part of Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, Maryland.

Next Concert:
May Concert
Saturday, May 5, 2018 7:30PM

Our final concert of the 2017-2018 season with guest conductor Stephen Kidd

Elgar:  Cockaigne Overture

Debussy:  Nocturnes

Brahms:  Symphony #2

Church of the Savior

United Methodist
8005 Pfeiffer Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242
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Every concert is free, but we appreciate your donations! Thank you for supporting the CCO!


Stories about the CCO and Gerry’s Retirement after the 2016-2017 Season. After 35 years, conductor plans farewell performance. (WKRC Channel 12): A final bow: Cincinnati Community Orchestra conductor retiring after 35 years (WCPO Channel 9): Cincinnati Community Orchestra Conductor to retire after 35 years