As we reflect on 2023, we wanted to share our accomplishments in providing equitable access to music education.

In 2023, we:

  • Reached 38,061 students with our virtual and in-person programming, with 66% from low-income schools.
  • Served 251 schools throughout the nation, with 161 of these schools qualifying as Title 1 (low-income).
  • Enabled access to our concerts with 90 bus scholarships for low-income schools.
  • Employed 86 professional artists.
  • Provided invaluable opportunities for 53 talented students from San Diego public schools to perform with the Classics Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Volunteer docents served 48 schools with pre-concert classroom visits, reaching 4,012 students and 174 teachers.
  • Served San Diego with over 400 volunteer hours from 16 docents, 13 Gala volunteers, 16 concert volunteers, 3 interns and 10 boardmembers.
  • Provided 200 students with hands-on instrument instruction with the new Ukulele Residency Program.
  • Served 160 SDUSD students with the Level Up Summer Program.