WE DID IT!!

Thank you so much to all of you who shared the love and a made a gift to our Double the Love campaign, we can’t thank you enough! Thanks to you, we beat our matching goal of $250,000 and will receive the matching gift from our Generous Anonymous Donor! The response was wonderful with over 600 donors making new or increased gifts totaling over $264,000. We couldn’t have done it without you - thanks to you we doubled the love! We wish everyone a fabulous summer and look forward to seeing you beginning this fall. Thank you again for your generosity!

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EXCITING NEWS! Our Anonymous Donor has increased the match gift to $250,000 offering more opportunity for patrons to DOUBLE THE LOVE!

Thanks to the generosity of an Anonymous Donor, the Jacksonville Symphony is able to offer a MATCH to your donation—DOUBLING its value! All new or increased gifts to the Annual Fund, made from now until June 30, 2018, will be matched dollar for dollar! It’s a great time to give to this non-profit organization that brings beauty and magic to our lives and community! Help us finish our season strong and meet our match of $250,000!

“Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.”  – Maria Augustus von Trapp

Make an impact — share the LOVE!

The Jacksonville Symphony enhances and enriches the community on the stage of the Jacoby Symphony Hall and on the many “stages” in our diverse neighborhoods, in many tangible ways. Contributions from people like you created the following “impactful music moments:”

♥  Over 255,000 people and students attended our live programming, up from 165,000 three years ago;

♥  The full Symphony performed the Holiday Concert at Mayo Clinic, which was also live-streamed to all patient rooms at its three facilities (Jacksonville, Arizona, Minnesota). Musician ensembles performed for the elderly and infirmed at 22 senior centers and nursing homes; and

♥  Music education programs reach 70,000 students annually, at schools in four counties, at the Jacoby Symphony Hall, and through the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra.


    We can't do it without you!

    IMPACT: 14-year-old Bruce Holley, one of our JSYO students, received financial assistance through the generous help of our scholarship program. Read on about how his participation in the orchestra and playing violin has helped him grow.

    “JSYO has helped me in each of the 6 years that I’ve been part of their orchestra. Being part of the symphony is an incredible experience that every person who joins can benefit from whether it is socially, physically or mentally. I have personally benefited from it myself. Playing the violin has helped me focus on my objectives, including my school work at James Weldon Johnson College Preparatory. My future aspiration is to be a Pediatrician. ”  – Bruce Holley

    This is just one example of an incredible “impactful music moment” made possible by your support of the Jacksonville Symphony. However, the revenue we earn from concert ticket sales only accounts for 40% of our annual operating expenses. Your generous contribution is needed to sustain the fabulous season-long programming, including our community outreach efforts and youth programs. Please help us close the 60% gap and achieve our $4.8 million Annual Fund goal!

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    “Music has the power of producing a certain effect on the moral character of the soul, and if it has the power to do this, it is clear that the young must be directed to music and must be educated in it.”  – Aristotle

    Share the LOVE with your donation!

    Share the love by making your tax-deductible donation today, and help us to create more “impactful music moments!”
    Donations accepted through July 6, 2018.