Musical Zoo 2020 – Orchestral Fun for Children

The Friends of the Symphony will host Musical Zoo 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at the Fort Collins Timberline Church. This exciting program of musical education and fun is designed especially for children 3-12 years of age and their families. The annual event features an instrument “Petting Zoo” wherein children observe, hold and “play” a variety of orchestral instruments between 2:00 and 3:40 p.m. Short performances of instrumental and choral works will be performed by youth ensembles, also at 2:00 and 3:40 pm. Guests can move about in order to attend both events.…
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New for 2020: direct your Colorado tax refund to the Fort Collins Symphony

Do you expect a Colorado income tax refund? Through the new Donate to a Colorado Nonprofit program, taxpayers can choose to directly support an eligible Colorado-registered charity by making a simple designation on their state income tax return. It’s simple, fast, and puts you in charge of where your donation goes. Choose the Fort Collins Symphony Association. Registration Number: 20083006142. Enter this information on your 2019 Voluntary Contributions Schedule and return this along with your state tax form, i.e. DR 0104. ReFUND CO is a project of the Colorado Nonprofit Association and is implemented by the Colorado Department of Revenue…
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Beethoven’s 5th Symphony LIVE!

You have heard Beethoven’s 5th Symphony many times in movies, commercials, TV shows, cartoons, games, and more. Its iconic opening melody is one of the most recognizable themes in the world. But have you heard this monumental piece of music in person performed live by a professional orchestra? Now is your chance! In honor of the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven, the Fort Collins Symphony will perform his epic Symphony No. 5 in C minor at 7:30 PM on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center. This titan among symphonies is both a…
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Dr. Meara Faw to Present B Sharp Research Prior to Fort Collins Symphony Concert

Dr. Meara Faw, Colorado State University Assistant Professor in Communications Studies, will give a presentation about study results from the B Sharp Program at 6:00 PM on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center, prior to the Fort Collins Symphony’s concert. B Sharp Arts Engagement®, a signature community collaborative program of Dementia-Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado®, was initiated in 2015 by the Fort Collins Symphony in partnership with Colorado State University, Banner Health, Alzheimer’s Association, and the Larimer County Office on Aging. Now in its’ fifth season, B Sharp engages people living with dementia and their care…
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