Help Meet the 2018 Board Challenge!
Two members of The Philadelphia Orchestra Board of Directors—Bob Rechnitz and his wife, Joan, and the Skylight Foundation—have offered a generous challenge grant totaling $750,000, with a goal of inspiring broad-based support for the Orchestra’s 2017-18 Season.
All new, increased and additional gifts made by August 31, 2018— by any donor at any level—will be matched dollar-for-dollar.
Please respond to the 2018 Board Challenge by making a gift and doubling the impact of your generous support of The Philadelphia Orchestra—thank you!
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Your gift to the Annual Fund makes you a member of the Orchestra family, creating a deep, personal connection to the music and the musicians. You will enjoy exclusive benefits and access to special events, and your contribution will help The Philadelphia Orchestra bring its music to communities at home and around the world.
The Philadelphia Orchestra is a Philadelphia icon with an international reputation for musical excellence. Our performances build upon the Orchestra’s long-standing tradition of passionate music-making and innovative programing.
Youth and Music
The Philadelphia Orchestra’s School Concerts and engagement programs reach tens of thousands of students each year. Through our School Partnership Program and Musicians in the Schools, the Orchestra sends teaching artists and musicians to Philadelphia schools. Our college programs offer full-time college students the opportunity to see unlimited concerts all season long, access to student rush tickets, and numerous moments to connect on-campus and in concerts.
The Orchestra presents free outdoor Neighborhood Concerts that celebrate the vitality of neighborhoods throughout the Philadelphia region. The Philadelphia Orchestra also honors the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a free community tribute concert each year.