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Symphonic Band nabs grant, may perform with 3 Leg Torso

$2,500 could fund joint concert in 2018

Published on November 16, 2017 8:46AM

Dave Becker conducts the North Coast Symphonic Band at the Liberty Theatre in October 2017.

Courtesy North Coast Symphonic Band

Dave Becker conducts the North Coast Symphonic Band at the Liberty Theatre in October 2017.


ASTORIA — The North Coast Symphonic Band has received a $2,500 grant from the Fred W. Fields fund of the Oregon Community Foundation for general support. The band anticipates using the funds for a special joint concert with guest artists 3 Leg Torso in October 2018.

The Symphonic Band’s mission is to provide a quality wind band experience for musicians and audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

The mission of the Oregon Community Foundation is to improve life in Oregon and promote effective philanthropy. The foundation works with individuals, families, businesses and organizations to create charitable funds to support the community causes they care about. It awards more than $60 million annually in grants and scholarships.

The foundation makes grants through an application process that involves local citizens in the review and evaluation of requests for funds. Application materials are available through the foundation’s Portland office. Individuals or businesses interested in establishing a fund may visit oregoncf.org.

More information about the North Coast Symphonic Band is available at northcoastsymphonicband.org.



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