Mission: Rainbow City Band is a community band of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and gay-friendly instrumentalists and supporters. For the enjoyment of ourselves and others, we perform music at the highest level possible, build confidence and commitment by mastering challenging music in a variety of styles, enjoy a rewarding musical and social experience by fostering professional and friendly atitudes, and promote visibility and acceptance of gays and lesbians in the community at large.
Results: We regularly sell out our current performance hall (300 seats) at 4 concerts per year and annually host a successful gala dinner auction to subsidize our operating costs.
Target demographics: Music lovers of all ages.
Geographic areas served: Pacific Northwest including British Columbia
Programs: Music instruction:main objective is to provide music education and training through group rehearsals (9,143 student hours)
band programs: perform three major concerts in concert halls, nine small concerts in community settings, and march in nine community parades.
band and orchestra programs: training retreat. Intensive three-day musical training (720 student hours)