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GATEWAY FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA OF ST LOUIS
March 1, 2010

This is an orchestra assembled of area professional musicians performing high quality music for the public. The programs are often based on themes and culture. Making this these programs free to the public provides people with an opportunity to hear symphonic music in a relaxed atmosphere on the campus of Washington University. Parents can bring their young children, whereas the youngest ones are not allowed in a St. Louis Symphony concert. People who might be intimidated by a more formal setting can have a chance to experience repertoire. Concerts are outdoor and people bring lawn chairs or blankets. By keeping this orchestra funded, musicians are kept employed during a very financially challenging time of year and audiences are presented live music.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

seeing the joy in people's faces, having attended the concerts and their moods lifted.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

playing in some special educational concerts for children as part of a string quartet introducing music and the instruments.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

very dedicated to its success.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

offer more educational concerts

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Professional with expertise in this field & perform high quality music by professional musicians free to the public.