Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Inc.

Columbus, OH   |  http://www.columbussymphony.com

Mission

Since 1951, the CSO has been proud to serve as central Ohio’s flagship music performance organization. We directly serve over 230,000 each season through 200+ performances and programs, and a broader audience of over two million through radio broadcasts, online media, etc. CSO musicians are interwoven throughout central Ohio, accompanying performances by other companies, performing in other local orchestras, and teaching and coaching young musicians. We are proud to be a community leader in music and arts education, distinguished by a long tradition of excellence, strong partnerships with local schools, and unique programs that have benefited generations of children. Our mission is to inspire and build a strong community through music.

Ruling year info

1952

Principal Officer

Denise Rehg

Main address

55 E State St

Columbus, OH 43215 USA

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EIN

31-6402408

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Symphony Orchestras (A69)

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Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Inc.

The mission of the Columbus Symphony (CSO) is to inspire and build a strong community through music. Since 1951, we have been proud to serve as central Ohio’s flagship music performance organization. Living and working in the community, CSO musicians are interwoven throughout the region’s cultural fabric, accompanying performances by other companies, performing in other local orchestras, and teaching and coaching young musicians. Our programs include Masterworks, our core classical series; Indoor Pops Specials, Picnic with the Pops outdoor summer series, Education programs, and Community Engagement initiatives.

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Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 02/08/2022
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Board chair

Lisa Barton

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