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BERKELEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Application ID

AE-EXP-19-8123

Application Type

Arts Education – Exposure

Approved Grant Amount

Project Description

The mission of Berkeley Symphony is to champion symphonic music as a living art form – creating live performances and educational programs that engage the intellect, spark the curiosity, and delight the spirit of Berkeley and surrounding Bay Area communities.

Core Goals:
–Identify, attract, and retain superb artistic leadership and musicians, ensuring the highest quality orchestra possible.
–Commission new music from composers whose work invigorates the symphonic repertoire.
–Perform new and recently composed symphonic works alongside traditional repertoire, highlighting the development of classical music to the present day.
–Provide free, in-school music education programs for children that foster intellectual and physical skills for music performance and build the symphony audience of the future.
–Provide mentorship and career development opportunities for the next generation of composers.

Organization Summary

The mission of Berkeley Symphony is to champion symphonic music as a living art form – creating live performances and educational programs that engage the intellect, spark the curiosity, and delight the spirit of Berkeley and surrounding Bay Area communities.

Core Goals:
–Identify, attract, and retain superb artistic leadership and musicians, ensuring the highest quality orchestra possible.
–Commission new music from composers whose work invigorates the symphonic repertoire.
–Perform new and recently composed symphonic works alongside traditional repertoire, highlighting the development of classical music to the present day.
–Provide free, in-school music education programs for children that foster intellectual and physical skills for music performance and build the symphony audience of the future.
–Provide mentorship and career development opportunities for the next generation of composers.

Organization

BERKELEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Address

1942 UNIVERSITY AVE STE 207

BERKELEY

Phone

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