Archive for May, 2011

Your gift means the WORLD to us!

Here’s why.  Your financial support each year enables SYMPHONY IN C to bring the WORLD to YOU.

  • It provides resources necessary for us to mount concerts of world-renowned, time-honored classics coupled with new, contemporary international repertoire.
  • It enables our musicians to receive world-class musical training available from only a handful of organizations in the nation.
  • It offers the children and students of Camden with a world of music educational opportunities that they could not get anywhere else.

This is what SYMPHONY IN C does for you and your community.  Your gift ensures it.

That’s why we’re asking for your support again!

June 30th marks the end of SYMPHONY IN C’s fiscal year.  YOUR GIFT TODAY will help us achieve our fundraising goal, placing a proud exclamation point at the end of our 2010-2011 season.

And what a season it was!

  • Who can forget Adam Neiman’s transformative interpretation of Prokofiev’s Second Piano Concerto, or Anthony McGill’s scintillating performance of Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto?
  • Both artists generously led master classes for students through the South Jersey region and Philadelphia.  Adam Neiman’s fall and spring piano master classes, both at Moorestown’s Perkins Center for the Arts, attracted over 100 kids, and Anthony McGill’s clarinet master class on the Rutgers Camden campus attracted nearly 50!
  • Our Music Matters! education programs served over 2,000 students from dozens of schools throughout the region.


  • In partnership with the Kimmel Center, our musicians performed a musical adaptation of Shel Silverstein’s beloved children’s book, The Giving Tree, to over 200 toddlers.  Commonwealth Plaza was alive with youngsters, most of them experiencing classical music for the first time.

Your financial support has made all the difference, and it will continue to have an impact as we look toward next year.

  • The 2011-2012 Season is studded with works well known to classical music lovers, including Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique, Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony, Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony, Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony and Dvorak’s New World Symphony.  Under Maestro Milanov’s baton, we are sure to experience these works in new and exciting ways.
  • Curtis President Roberto Diaz joins SYMPHONY IN C as soloist in the east-coast premiere of a work by Venezuelan-born Ricardo Lorenz.  In addition, rising superstar Augustin Hadelich will perform Gyorgy Ligeti’s celebrated violin concerto.
  • For two weeks in August, we welcome 60 to 70 music students, from fifth-grade to high school, to take part in our 8th annual Souper Symphony Summer Camp.
  • We also look forward to our second year working with Camden’s Catholic Partnership Schools.  Through this year-long program, inaugurated in Spring 2011, Symphony in C musicians provide instrumental training to over 50 fourth and fifth grade students.
  • SYMPHONY IN C’s commitment to artistic collaborations continues by welcoming Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia to our stage in a performance of Mozart’s Requiem, and by serving as the signature orchestra for Astral Artists’ season of performances.

Your gift will make a world of difference not only to SYMPHONY IN C, but to the many people who benefit from our programs and educational experiences throughout Southern New Jersey.

Thank you for considering our request and for making us one of your priorities.

We are SYMPHONY IN C – World Class.  So Close.


Krishna Thiagarajan


P.S. We are closing in on our end-of-year fundraising goal!  YOUR GIFT TODAY will help us get there!


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