Western Kentucky University

ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships - Directory

Orchestra Kentucky

P.O. Box 1408

1046 Elm Street

Bowling Green, Kentucky 42102-1408


Phone: 270-846-2426

Fax: 270-846-7944

Website: www.bgco.com

Service Area: Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, and Warren Counties (BRADD Region) 

Hours: M-F 9:00am - 5:00 pm

Cost: Cost associated with lessons and performances

Service Description: Promotes music education and enriches regional audiences through outstanding performances of music for small orchestra; runs the Bowling Green String Academy which satisfies the demand for string instruction in south central Kentucky by offering instruction on violin, viola, cello and bass as well as class instruction in music history, theory and specialized skills such as fiddling. Conclusive studies show improved math and language skills for students who participate in music study and performance; Bowling Green Youth Orchestras where children ages five to eighteen from eight surrounding counties participate in weekly orchestra rehearsals and perform for audiences throughout the year. Participation in orchestras skills in socialization and teamwork, and teaches them self-discipline and self-esteem; and Inside Music which is an in-school music program surrounding students with music of all kinds in a positive environment that makes learning fun. Instruction is tied to KERA testing and helps ensure students' success.


If your nonprofit agency or organization would like to update your information, please contact the ALIVE Center at 270-782-0082 or email us at alivebg@wku.edu. 

If your nonprofit agency or organization would like include your information in our directory, please complete the human service directory blank form, and return it to the ALIVE Center or email it to alivebg@wku.edu. 

We ask that any nonprofit, civic organization or WKU department using our meeting space, complete the form before reserving a room.

 Last Modified 7/22/13