TSO Education and Community Engagement activities reach more than 69,000 people annually.
Through Community Engagement efforts, TSO performs an average of 100 concerts annually, reaching more than 34,000 people with performances ranging from large partnerships to private events. As an integral partner to the region, the TSO serves as a music resource for all of southern Arizona.
The Tucson Symphony Orchestra has one of the most active Community Engagement programs in the orchestra field. As an integral member of the community, the TSO serves as a music resource for all of southern Arizona. From large partnerships to private events, the TSO is a music partner for southern Arizonans, performing more than one hundred Community Engagement events each season. The TSO has formed strong partnerships with local businesses, visiting corporations and non – profit agencies. Local communities also enjoy active relationships with the TSO, bringing both small and large concerts to their residents. These partnerships take many forms, all tailored to the needs and interests of each organization.
- 2004: Arizona Governor’s Arts Award in recognition of TSO’s significant community impact. The organization’s 75 year history, service to rural communities and strong commitment to education were cited in letters of nomination from state, local and national leaders.