East Bay Performing Arts, which operates as the Oakland Symphony, is celebrated for its varied programming that speaks to the diverse population of Oakland. Each year it presents six concerts at the historic Paramount Theatre; a free Independence Day concert; and comprehensive education programs for 50,000 people, including 19,000 youth. Its adult chorus and youth orchestra present five additional performances for 1,600 people. Renewed funding will support the organization’s plans to grow its revenue and performance programs; strengthen the connections between the Chorus, Youth Orchestra, education programs, and the Symphony; and begin planning for a new performance venue.
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1440 Broadway, Suite 405, Oakland, CA, 94612, United States
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for general operating support
East Bay Performing Arts, operating as the Oakland Symphony, is a symphonic music organization composed of the Oakland Symphony, Oakland Symphony Chorus, and Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra. Each year it presents concerts at Oakland’s historic Paramount Theatre, free community events, and in-school education program that serve more than 5,000 youth at 25 schools in the Oakland Unified School District. Support for East Bay Performing Arts aligns with the Performing Arts Program’s Communities strategy.