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F O R T W O R T H SY M P H O N Y O R C H E S T R A BY T H E N U M B E R S

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full-time talented musicians from all over the world

performing

200

concerts annually for an audience of

200,000

647

cities from all over the country represented among FWSO attendees, including

338

cities in Texas With more than 30% of our patrons visiting from outside Tarrant County, the FWSO plays a significant role in promoting economic growth in Fort Worth through visitor dollars spent at local businesses.

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Texas communities are reached through our Statewide Touring Initiative. The FWSO travels to communities that would not otherwise have access to live orchestral concerts; many are located in rural areas and are often over 100 miles from the closest professional orchestra.

78%

65,000

Students K-12 are reached through our Adventures in Music education and outreach programming.

40,000 Concerts In The Garden attendees annually. For more than 25 years, our signature music festival in the Fort Worth Botanic Garden has marked the beginning of summer. This concert series features live music, fireworks, affordable lawn tickets, and free admission for children. Our eclectic concert lineup includes Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, a Tribute to The Eagles, Star Wars and Beyond, and a Fourth of July Family Fireworks Picnic.

of students served through our education programming are considered economically disadvantaged or at risk.

266

Schools participate in one or more of our dynamic education programs throughout the school year.

150

Symphony League members Founded in 1957, the Symphony League of Fort Worth provides the FWSO with vital volunteer and financial support throughout the season.

2,100 Free tickets are offered to underserved adults and children through our Beethoven’s Buddies program. Every $10 donated to this program provides one free ticket to an FWSO performance for an underserved member of your community.

FWSO Season Brochure 2016-2017  
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