Ways To Support
Donate | Major Funders | Individual Donors | Legacy After Ives | Join Our Board | Internship | Volunteer | Advertise | Work with us
Orchestra 2001 is a 501c3 nonprofit.
Need music for an event, podcast or special project? Learn how Orchestra 2001's musicians and composers can work with you.
Find CD Recordings, including many works by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer George Crumb.
Annual donations of $250 or more qualify for Sounding Board membership.
The Sounding Board welcomes musicians, composers, audience members, community partners, advisors and donors. It aims to increase Orchestra 2001’s public engagement, assisting with the planning of events, and making connections with others who share a passion for the classical music of our time. Sounding Board members receive free concert tickets and special invitations to private events with guest artists or composers.
|Photo credit: Erika Dohi, pianist|
Sponsor a concert and receive exclusive opportunities to reach diverse audiences with your brand. Contact Adam Lesnick for information about sponsorship benefits.
Make a significant contribution by naming an instrument chair in honor of a friend, colleague or loved one. While the principal cello, clarinet, flute, and oboe chairs have been named, other opportunities are available. Contact Adam Lesnick for more information.
Include Orchestra 2001 in your estate plans. Contact Adam Lesnick for more information.
Thank you for making a difference!
$200,000 and Above:
Pew Center for Arts & Heritage
William Penn Foundation
PNC Arts Alive
Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
League of American Orchestras Futures Fund
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
Steven R. Gerber Trust
National Endowment for the Arts
Philadelphia Cultural Fund
Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia
Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation
New Music USA
9th Street Market Association
Reading Terminal Market
University of Pennsylvania
JOIN OUR BOARD
Orchestra 2001 seeks dynamic new board members as it completes the most exciting transition in its three-decade history and begins a Strategic Planning process to chart its future. We are especially seeking board members with skills in finance, fundraising, event planning, legal issues, marketing, and public relations, but all areas of expertise are welcomed.
• Shape the mission and vision
• Engage in strategic planning and policy decisions
• Select, evaluate, develop, and support Executive Director, Artistic Leadership, Staff, and Board
• Ensure adequate financial resources
• Provide expertise and access for organizational needs
• Build the organization’s reputation and recognition
If you would like to be considered for membership on Orchestra 2001’s Board of Directors, please submit a resume and one-page letter expressing your interest and qualifications to:
Please use: "Orchestra 2001 Board – [Name]" in the header of the e-mail. Orchestra 2001 requests that all contacts be submitted electronically.
Orchestra 2001 offers internship opportunities to assist administrative staff in operations, tailored to the skills of the individual and the immediate needs of the Orchestra 2001. Internships are unpaid, but provide a small fixed expense stipend. If you have an interest in applying for an internship please call 267-687-6243 and leave us a message, or email email@example.com.
Orchestra 2001 occasionally needs help from volunteers for events in the Philadelphia area such as concerts, mailings and benefits. Volunteer duties vary widely and may include distributing posters, mailing letters, or handing out programs at a concert. If you have an interest in volunteering with us, please call 267-687-6243 and leave us a message, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can simultaneously promote your business and support new music by purchasing a program ad! Orchestra 2001's next printed concert program for "Birth of the Cool" will put your message in the hands of approximately 200 people! The submission deadline for next concert program is March 22, 2023.
Submit your ad online: https://forms.gle/cW1SBweUMLRksbdZ7
or download a pdf form to fill out and submit via email to email@example.com.
Contact Alice with questions regarding the purchase of a program Ad!
WORK WITH US
Are you thinking about incorporating live music into an event?
Or perhaps you are looking for some original music to introduce a podcast?
Orchestra 2001 has created performances for the Barnes Foundation, Bartram's Garden, and Schuylkill Banks Park, to name a few. The ensemble is well versed in adapting performances for outdoor or indoor venues, and can curate a highly customized program through our diverse network of musicians and composers. Please reach out to us with questions!
Feel free to bring us your boldest ideas, because we like a challenge. Email Adam Lesnick, alesnick(at)orchestra2001.org.
Orchestra 2001 performing INUKSUIT, by environmentalist/composer John Luther Adams at Bartram's Garden, April 23, 2017.
Photo: Sharon Torello