Our mission: "To educate and entertain people of all ages, to foster talent and to create future audiences and to nurture intellectual development and spark creativity."

We invite you to participate in the numerous programs and opportunities we offer throughout the year for classrooms, for young musicians, families, and communities. 
In 2012-2013, nearly 16,000 individuals participated in or attended an education event.

2013 - 2014 CSO Education Committee

Lois H. Allen
Women's Association of the CSO

Richard L. Blatti 
Professor and Director The School of Music, The Ohio State University

Shareena Casey
Reach Out and Read Music Volunteer Coordinator, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Johanna DeStefano
CSO Board Member

James Dowdy
Retired Music Teacher, Worthington City Schools; 2001 CSO Secondary Music Educator Award Winner

Bethany Gray
Quick Square Consulting, LLC; B.A. Education, M.A. History

Ken Matsuda
Columbus Symphony Orchestra – Viola

Kathy Mead
Columbus City Schools

Jude Mollenhauer
Columbus Symphony Orchestra - Principal Harpist

Carol Welk 
Retired Music Teacher, Columbus City Schools; 1997 CSO Elementary Music Educator Award Winner

Christine Willig, Chairman
SVP, STEM Division, McGraw-Hill Companies

Peter Stafford Wilson
CSO Associate Conductor & CSYO Music Director

Jeani Stahler
Director of Education, Columbus Symphony & CAPA