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Symphony 47 of LA Needs Your Help

$110 of $3,500 goal

Raised by 7 people in 9 months
Symphony 47 began as an idea, an idea to create an orchestra that is different. It's an orchestra that is open to players from all walks of life who haven't had the opportunities to play because of economic, age, or social factors.  We are for those who have been denied access and opportunity to let their talents shine because of discrimination of all types in the classical music world.

We are a relatively new orchestra, so we are in the beginnings of fundraising for all the normal needs of a new orchestra.  Running an orchestra that aspires to have 4 concerts a year, then paid rehearsals, is a huge project.  We can only do this through the donations of great people like you.  There are expenses of costly insurance, hall rental fees for rehearsals and concerts,
and ultimately musicians' salaries for our first concerts.

Right now, we desperately need funds to pay for our insurance, and for moving and storage costs related to our move to a new building.  We also need money for advertising and promotional costs, and to raise money for our first concert's musician payroll and promotional costs.  We also need to raise money for office expenses for large format music copying and music library expenses for organizing and packing up our huge donated library which must be ready for our move at the end of June.

We need the funds right away, by June 1st, to pay the insurance, moving, library, copying and office costs.

I am asking this on behalf of Symphony 47 as a member of its Board, and as its Artistic Coordinator who runs the orchestra as General Manager, Artistic Coordinator and Internal Personnel Manager.  I report directly to the Symphony 47 Board and am responsible for the Artistic and General day-to-day operation of the orchestra.

The arts are in jeopardy right now, and funding is very hard to get.  We can only depend on you, and your belief that it is very important to support an orchestra that serves minority and diverse populations who would never be able to play classical music as professionals. We also are an orchestra that will serve audiences by bringing classical music to those who could not afford to hear it because of financial or social barriers.

Symphony 47 is a registered not-for-profit with the Internal Revenue Service, and the State of California.
All contributions are fully tax-deductible.
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Hi Everyone,

Thanks to all who have donated to Symphony 47 so far. We really appreciate your donations which will be used for recurring expenses and towards our first concert.

Symphony 47, like all new not-for-profit organizations, exists solely on donations from people just like you.

We really appreciate your generosity. Spread the word about Symphony 47 if you can! We welcome all donations so we can carry out our mission of a new and diverse attitude towards classical music, its musicians, and their audience.
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Hi Everybody,

We REALLY NEED your donations! We had to move to a new location for rehearsals, and we no longer have free music copying, or other free administrative expenses and orchestra Board members are paying for everything out of their own pockets. There is no way we will be able to ever hold our first concert this fall unless you help! So, please donate $5 or more to a great cause!

We are a registered 501c3 with the State of California not-for-profit and registered with the Internal Revenue Service so your contributions are tax-deductible. For more information or a tax-deductible receipt, email us at info@symphony47.org.

Michael Goode
Artistic Coordinator
Symphony 47 of Los Angeles, Inc.
CA Corp. #3600598
Michael Goode 1st Trumpet Symphony 47
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Hi Everybody,

Thanks for all your support so far. But we can do better! We only have $105 towards our goal of $3500!! That's not enough.

We offer a unique opportunity for those with diverse backgrounds to play classical music at a high level with no pressure or stress. We also intend to serve diverse communities not normally served by classical music with our concerts. Please help!

All contributions are tax-deductible. Symphony 47 is
registered with both the Internal Revenue Service and the State of California as a 501c3 tax exempt not-for-profit corporation, a registered charitable organization.

We need you! Let's work together and help us by donating whatever you can!!!

Michael Goode
Artistic Coordinator
Symphony 47 of Los Angeles, Inc.
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Remember, all donations go to Symphony 47 not to an individual. Karolyn Berkman is our Treasurer and she is receiving all the funds for Symphony 47 in accordance with California state and Federal laws relating to registered not-for-profits which we are.

Any questions about deductions or getting a donation form, see symphony47.org donations tab or ask Karolyn when you see her at rehearsal.

All contributions are tax-deductible. Symphony 47 is a registered not-for-profit corporation with the Internal Revenue Service and the State of California.

Thank you so much for your donations!! Tell your friends!!

We need your donations!!! Let's reach our goal together!!!

Michael Goode
Artistic Coordinator
Symphony 47
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Created May 7, 2017
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