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) 727-1291 

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 Kindler Orchestral Score Collection is located at: 
Adult Information Services Division 
MLK Jr. Memorial Library 
901 G St. NW 
Washington, DC 20001 

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