Mission: To expand the appreciation and love for classical music across multiple generations in lancaster county.
Programs: Allegro makes great music accessible in new, friendly and playful ways. Allegro preserves music making for future generations and finds new audiences for classical music. The programs are designed to be welcoming, engaging and affordable, and the diverse performances impact all ages. The group focuses on master works for small orchestra and is committed to providing performances to those who have little contact with great composers. (1,340 attendees at a total of 9 ticketed concerts and approximately 3,000 attendees at a free outdoor concert)
allegretto is an elite ensemble of highly talented high school musicians, chosen by audition. The group gives young players a chance to perform the great orchestral works, and they also experience a joyful collaborative learning environment. Unique to allegretto is its coaching approach with the allegro professionals participating in selected rehearsals and joining the youth in concerts. (190 attendees at a total of 3 concerts throughout the year. )