2021-22 Impact Report | Musical Bridges Around the World

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MUSICAL BRIDGES AROUND THE WORLD — E s t . 1998 —

CELEBRATING OUR SHARED HUMANITY BY PROVIDING ACCESS TO GLOBAL ARTS FOR ALL.


Following an entirely virtual 23rd Season during the COVID-19 pandemic, MBAW’s 24th Season showcased a hybrid approach for both public and educational programming, impacting over 30,000 audience members, students and viewers across the globe.

WHEN I TAUGHT AT KRIEWALD ELEMENTARY, kids

had no idea what a passport was. The fact that they get to see it and build an understanding of a passport, to me, is powerful. caleb gonzalez | mbaw director of education

MBAW’S PUBLIC & COMMUNITY PROGRAMS ARE FREE! program information on reverse


2021- 2022 SEASON

21

49

31,925

79

CULTURES PRESENTED

GLOBAL ARTISTS

PEOPLE SERVED

EVENTS PRODUCED

$0 COST TO THE PUBLIC Exploration of Ukraine

The Great China Excursion

eBook

Welcome!

JOURN EY TO

How do we introduce children to the world? Our online eBooks are packed with vibrant

JA P A N A Living History of AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC

specific curricula.

Student eBook

Welcome!

Welcome!

performances and culturally

HOW MBAW’S PROGRAMS ARE FUNDED 19%

Contributions & Memberships

77.11% Programming

21% Government Grants

REVENUE

EXPENSES

44%

Foundations & Corporations

13.26% Administrative

9.63%

2%

Fundraising

In-Kind

14%

Investments Period of 9/1/20 - 8/31/21


Founded in 1998, Musical Bridges Around the World, Inc. has been a powerful social impact organization. We serve San Antonio audiences by providing access to high-quality global performing and visual arts. Our focus is on cross-cultural collaboration and bringing music to underserved communities.

MBAW is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

MBAW FREE PROGRAMS

RUSSELL HILL ROGERS MUSICAL EVENINGS AT SAN FERNANDO CATHEDRAL Concert series with enchanting music from artists around the globe

MUSICAL SPROUTS Educational program with culturally-specific concerts and curricula

GOLDEN AGE Concert series bringing music to seniors in assisted living and community centers

MBAW ART GALLERY Office gallery presenting local and international visual artists

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL Annual festival of dynamic pairings, unique commissions and award-winning artists

GURWITZ INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION Quadrennial competition discovering the next generation of top young pianists

MUSICAL BRIDGES’ PROGRAMMING ACCESSES THE HEART AND SOUL OF OUR CITY. Through music we are connected to both our roots and each other. It is this sense of belonging that creates hope and beauty in this dynamic and vibrant city we call home.” erika prosper nirenberg first lady of san antonio

23705 Frontage Road, Suite 101 | San Antonio, Texas 78257 210 464 1534 | mbaw.org