Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Founded in 1951, the Columbus Symphony is the only full-time professional symphony in central Ohio. Through an array of innovative artistic, educational, and community outreach programming, the Columbus Symphony is reaching a growing and diverse audience with great music. The Columbus Symphony's mission is to advance a symphony orchestra of the highest artistic standard for the enrichment and well-being of central Ohio. This mission is achieved through a strong connection to the community, and in-depth understanding of the marketplace and a commitment to providing programming that meets the needs and desires of the community. The Columbus Symphony performs a diverse array of classical, pops, family and educational concerts each season, reaching an estimated 500,000 people through live performances and radio broadcasts.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(3/4)|85.97 Score


(4/4)|94.29 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(3/4)|81 Score



Headquarter Address

55 East State Street
Columbus, OH 43215