Provide accessible, convenient and affordable opportunities for community musicians to enjoy preparing and presenting varied programs of music for the enrichment of people in Bend and the surrounding communities in Central Oregon.
- Improve the level of skill for all members
- Enrich and inspire audiences with quality performances and varied programs
- Provide a musical impact in communities and settings throughout Central Oregon
- Maintain financial stability
- Create an atmosphere that is fun, welcoming and inclusive for all musicians
- No auditions. Musicians of all skill levels and of all ages are welcome. For beginners, we try to create mentoring relationships.
- Expenses are met by annual dues for members and community support.
- A scholarship fund is maintained so that no on is turned away because of financial concerns.
- COCO is governed by a board of directors. All musicians and board members are volunteers.
- We meet for weekly rehearsals at Mt. View H.S. when schools are in operation.
- When adequately funded, we offer concerts from three to five times a year.