ASO Giving Day Thank You

$177,926.10 RAISED!!!


Your Arkansas Symphony Orchestra was overwhelmed with support and love from our community this ASO Giving Day, April 18, 2019. Thank you to each of you who contributed to ASO Giving Day!

Not only did you help us reach our initial goal of raising $125,000, and then our stretch goal of $175,000, your generosity pushed us over the top to an incredible $177,926.10 raised! We also met our goal of 45 new, first-time donors—thank you! Because of people like you, ASO is able to continue to connect, enrich, inspire and advance Arkansas through the power of music.

We also extend a very special thank you to our Board members and anonymous donors who stepped up to give generous matching funds so ASO Giving Day donations would have an even greater impact!

Your gifts for ASO Giving Day will help us bring violin classes to more children through our Sturgis Music Academy, take music into the community in new and unexpected ways, and remain accessible to everyone through low ticket costs, free tickets for children, and concert streaming opportunities.

We are excited to report our ASO Giving Day 2019 totals:

  • $177,926.10 raised!
  • 45 new donors!
  • 184 total donations!

ASO Giving Day 2019 proved once again just how much you care about ASO’s work in the community and how important it is to continue to make great music available for everyone.

Thank you for your generosity and for making a difference in the lives of Arkansans!


We are also excited to invite you to visit our Special Content Area for exclusive, new videos featuring our 2019-2020 guest conductors and artists and our wonderful ASO musicians—you’ll find messages from JoAnn Falletta, our guest conductor for 2019-2020 Opening Night; Andrew Grams, conductor for Beethoven & Blue Jeans; Eric Jacobsen, conductor for April’s Symphonie Fantastique concert; our own Geoff Robson; a fantastic duet by Alisa Coffey, ASO Principal Harp, and Kiril Laskarov, ASO Concertmaster; and many more! You don’t want to miss out on seeing these videos!

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A donation to ASO puts instruments in the hands of children, makes live symphonic music accessible to all Arkansans, and makes it possible for world-class musicians to call Arkansas home. 

Every dollar counts, and each donation helps ensure a sustainable, thriving future for ASO.

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