Our Mission

The NSOA provides quality musical performances without charge to the public. We give professional, community, and student musicians the opportunity to perform together. And, we create educational opportunities for musicians of all ages through our three youth ensembles.

Upcoming Events

Check out our upcoming concerts and special events! 

Our concerts are always free, no tickets required.

Symphonic Dances

Symphonic dances take center stage in this program featuring dancers from Luzicka Ballet!

Trivia Night with the NSOA

Come join us for a fun evening of trivia at Chicken N Pickle in North Kansas City. Get ready to test your knowledge and compete against other teams in a friendly atmosphere. Whether you’re a trivia master or just looking for a good time, this event is perfect for you.

Come in a team of 8, or sign up solo and we’ll match you with a table.

Sign up here. 

Explore our orchestras

Northland Symphony Orchestra

A symphonic orchestra consisting of professional, community and students musicians.

Northland Symphony Youth Orchestra

An auditioned full orchestra for students up to twelfth grade. 

Northland Symphony Youth Sinfonia

An auditioned full orchestra for students up to tenth grade.

Northland Youth Saxophone Ensemble

An auditioned ensemble for high school saxophone players.

Our sponsors make our work possible

“If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.” Gustav Mahler

As a nonprofit, we could not achieve our mission of providing accessible, quality musical performances and education in Kansas City without support. Meet some of our generous corporate sponsors below. Click the button below if you’d like more information on becoming a corporate sponsor.