At the opening night of the Symphony, Saturday, September 21, we will literally pass hats to accept your donation. But you can donate now!
Take this opportunity to support music education in the elementary schools in our community. Become an important part of the Asheville Symphony Guild’s effort to ensure the future of the music we love.
Pass the Hat, an annual fundraiser, is the only source of revenue for Music in the Schools. This Guild program brings performances of classical music to every second, third, and fourth grader in the Asheville City and Buncombe County public schools. Small ensembles of woodwind, string, and brass musicians from the Asheville Symphony Orchestra discuss and demonstrate their instruments and play musical selections for the students in an interactive program specifically geared to young students. The funds raised are used to compensate the musicians, who really participate to share their deep love of music to the next generation.