Orchestra Iowa's Statement on COVID-19

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As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to evolve, Orchestra Iowa must now take the difficult but necessary steps to cancel the remaining Orchestra Iowa and Opus Concert Café performances through June 30, 2020. These cancellations will also apply to all previously postponed performances.

The health and safety of our audience members, musicians, school families, and staff remain our top priority as we continue to pursue our mission to foster the enjoyment of, and support for fine symphonic music. We are committed to supporting our outstanding musicians through these challenging times, and our entire Orchestra Iowa family is extraordinarily appreciative of your continued support. Click here to donate now!

In the meantime, the following concerts, performances, and events have been canceled to ensure your safety and health:

Concert Schedule

Covalent Bloom, Opus Concert Café, March 27-29
First Friday Jazz: Confluence, Opus Concert Café, April 3
Mozart’s Requiem, Paramount Theatre, April 4
Now Hear This, Opus Concert Café, April 7
First Friday Jazz: Mike Conrad Trio, Opus Concert Café, May 1
Now Hear This, Opus Concert Café, May 5
Music of Queen, Paramount Theatre, May 16
Rach 3, Coralville Center for the Performing Arts & Paramount Theatre, May 29-30
First Friday Jazz, Opus Concert Café, June 5
Now Hear This, Opus Concert Café, June 9

Kids’ Activities Schedule

Pied Piper Brass Concerts, May 7-9
Orchestra Iowa School Recital, May 9

In the coming days, all ticket holders will receive communication from our Ticket Office outlining the options available for their purchased tickets. These are unprecedented times at Orchestra Iowa, and we would be immensely grateful to those who choose to donate the cost of their tickets. This is a simple and impactful way to help ensure the sustainability and health of the Orchestra for the long-term. Your support truly means the world to us.

When this passes, we know our community will need the beauty and comfort of the arts, and we will stand ready to inspire you through the power of music once again.

Thank you and be safe!

At this time, our staff are working remotely until further notice. But don’t worry – we are still here to help and ready to connect with you! Please message us on Facebook, email us at admin@orchestraiowa.org, or call us at 319.366.8203. We appreciate your patience as we are currently experiencing a higher than normal call volume.