Category: volunteers

Grand Rapids Symphony at 2017 BRAVO! Awards honors five remarkable women for their volunteer service to the orchestra

To be successful, an arts organization needs more than great artists who make great art. It also needs supporters and volunteers who provide the foundation that makes great art possible. The Grand Rapids Symphony honored five women on Tuesday for their contributions to build and maintain a world-class, professional orchestra in West Michigan at its 2017 BRAVO! Awards . The extraordinary dedication and exceptional service to the Grand Rapids Symphony of Kate Pew Wolters, Diane... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Friday, November 17, 2017

'It takes a lot of different hands' Grand Valley student learns behind the scenes as a Grand Rapids Symphony volunteer

The sights and sounds of a symphony orchestra that are most familiar and most recognizable are the musicians on stage and the music they make. Darwin McMurray, a junior at Grand Valley State University, who recently completed 25 hours of volunteer service with the Grand Rapids Symphony , discovered there’s a lot more happing out of sight and behind the scenes. “It’s a great organization,” said McMurray. “The things it’s doing with the community are... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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