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MAHA SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION

The Omaha Symphony’s mission is to enrich people’s lives through the exhilarating experience of live orchestral music.

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HE OMAHA SYMPHONY, a nonprofit professional orchestra, is the largest performing arts organization in Nebraska and a top regional orchestra. Established in 1921, the Omaha Symphony is celebrating 98 years of great music, education and community enrichment.

GIVING OPPORTUNITIES: Annual Fund: Gifts to the annual fund allow us to reach individuals of all ages and backgrounds through concerts, education programs and community engagement. Each year, the symphony performs more than 100 concerts from free community events to main-stage concerts with world-renowned guest artists. Our music education programs provide nearly 25,000 local students and educators the opportunity to use music as a tool to develop skills of creativity. Corporate Sponsorships: As a corporate sponsor, your business gains exposure in the community and increased name recognition. Whether on a promotional poster, in an on-air commercial or during a pre-concert announcement, your name is associated with the largest performing arts organization in Nebraska. The Omaha Symphony creates customizable performance and marketing benefits tailored to your business’s unique needs. Endowment and Planned Gifts: Estate gifts and endowment contributions create a charitable legacy that benefits the Omaha Symphony now and for generations to come. Memorials and Tributes: Gifts to honor or celebrate a person or event.

Under the leadership of Music Director Thomas Wilkins and Principal Pops Conductor Ernest Richardson, the Omaha Symphony is comprised of 42 full-time musicians and 28 part-time musicians, with additional players hired as repertoire requires. All orchestra members are highly trained, paid professionals. A versatile ensemble, the Omaha Symphony offers six mainstage concert series—MasterWorks, Symphony Pops, Symphony Rocks, Symphony Joslyn, Movies and Family—and brings many world-renowned popular and classical guest artists to Omaha to share the concert stage. Each season the Omaha Symphony reaches approximately 30,000 students throughout the region with a nationally recognized music education curriculum designed for preschool through high school. The Omaha Symphony provides professional workshops for young American composers and for Omaha-area music teachers. The symphony also partners with social service agencies, arts groups and academic organizations to provide engaging programs for thousands of individuals diverse in age, background and opportunity. Partners include Creighton University, Omaha Salvation Army, El Museo Latino, Completely KIDS, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, Omaha Conservatory of Music, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha Area Youth Orchestras, Omaha Public Schools and others.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: The Omaha Symphony Guild and the Council Bluffs Guild of the Omaha Symphony are long-time volunteer contributors, providing funding and support for the orchestra’s education programs.

OMAHA SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION 1905 Harney St., Ste. 400 • Omaha, NE 68102 Phone (402) 342-3836 www.omahasymphony.org President & CEO: Jennifer L. Boomgaarden Chairman: D. David Slosburg Omaha Symphony Guild Board President: Kim Falk Council Bluffs of the Omaha Board President: Pam Beall-Hill To support contact: Melanie Thornton, VP of Development • (402) 661-8575 2019

WISH LIST: • Subscribers and single-ticket buyers – Treat yourself to great music at great prices! • Trade partners and in-kind gifts – Contact us to discuss creative partnerships! • Contributions of any size – Whether an annual campaign donation or a multi-year pledge to the endowment, your support is deeply appreciated. • Corporate sponsorships – Gain exposure in the community while supporting the largest performing arts organization in Nebraska.

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