Kansas City Civic Orchestra: music director/conductor
Kinnor Philharmonic: music director/conductor
APEIRON Fire Arts Coordinator
Washburn University Undergraduate Retention Committee
Christopher Kelts is pleased to begin his 5th
season as music director of the Kansas City Civic Orchestra. The 2011/2012
season will mark the orchestra's 54th consecutive season!
Through his programming, Kelts has expanded the audience base for the KC Civic
Orchestra. He has also expanded the concert season to feature extra “classical”
series concerts, an “Encore” holiday concert and educational outreach. The Civic Orchestra, under the baton of
Christopher Kelts, invites soloists from all over the United States: from local
talent such as guitarist Doug Neidt to internationally acclaimed violinist Mark
In addition to the Kansas City Civic Orchestra,
Chris Kelts is Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Orchestral Studies
at Washburn University (Topeka, KS) and is the founder and music director of
the Kinnor Philharmonic.