Intergeneration Orchestra of Omaha

Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Christine Gillette
Primary Contact Name
Christine Gillette
Main Address

Eastern Nebraska Office onAging
4780 S 131st Street
Omaha, NE 68137
United States

What We Do

The Intergeneration Orchestra of Omaha (IGO) under the direction of Maestro Mark Benson combines volunteer musicians who are ages 25 and under with those who are 50 years of age and over. Each season there are approximately 60 musicians selected for the orchestra through spring auditions. The IGO's repertoire of pops music is shared with area nursing and retirement home residents monthly from September through April. An annual spring Pops & Pie fundraising concert is held each year during May.

Interesting Info
  • Over 1,700 musicians have participated in the Orchestra since it's creation in 1984.
  • Over 300 performances have been shared in the greater Omaha metropolitan area since the orchestra's creation in 1984.
  • Our goal is to record a CD of our founding conductor's greatest hits.
Geographic Location
September 2022 Gene Leahy Mall
September 2022 Gene Leahy Mall
September 2022 Gene Leahy Mall
Pops & Pie 2022