The Hans Kindler Orchestral Score Collection

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The Hans Kindler Orchestral Score Collection

The founder of the National Symphony Orchestra, Hans Kindler, donated his library of orchestral performance sets to the DC Public Library. This special collection includes over 900 titles and is available for use, without charge, by musical groups in the Washington Metropolitan region.

Click HERE for a list of holdings in the Kindler Collection. 

For reservations:
Email margaret.gilmore 
Call 202-727-1817

New users who would like to utilize the Kindler Orchestral Score Collection, please include the name, contact information, and DCPL library card numbers of two, current representatives in the group.

The current location to pickup and drop off Hans Kindler Orchestral Score material is: 
The Northeast Neighborhood Library  
330 7th St. NE 

For music events at the DC Public Library, visit and filter the Event Type by Musical Performances. Learn more information about our circulating score collection for individual use or for chamber ensembles