Montclair, NJ – The Montclair Orchestra is pleased to announce that Investors Foundation has awarded a grant of $5,000 to help fund operations moving into the inaugural season. The grant will help further the Montclair Orchestra’s mission of presenting high quality orchestral music in the Montclair region, utilizing a blend of professional musicians, avocational performers, and students currently in music programs in the regions universities and conservatories.
“We are very appreciative of the support of Investors Bank, demonstrating their commitment both to our local community in Montclair, as well as the ongoing development of cultural programming in northern New Jersey” says Montclair Orchestra President Andre Weker.
“The Investors Foundation is dedicated to providing support to non-profit organizations that enrich the communities served by Investors Bank,” said Kevin Cummings, President and CEO of Investors Bank. “We are happy to help the Montclair Orchestra’s mission of presenting high quality orchestral music in the Montclair region.”
The grant will help to fund the operations of the Montclair Orchestra, including artistic expenses of more than 100 musicians that will be contracted to perform throughout the season. The musicians being contracted to perform with the orchestra include members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, the Metropolitan Opera, and the New York Philharmonic, playing alongside students from Montclair State University, Rutgers University, The Juilliard School, Mannes School of Music, and Manhattan School of Music.
About The Montclair Orchestra
The Montclair Orchestra is a semi-professional orchestra based in Montclair, New Jersey, with performers comprising local area professional musicians and conservatory level students, as well as highly trained amateurs. The inaugural 2017-2018 season will present full orchestral concert repertoire ranging from traditional classical works to twentieth century and contemporary composers. The Montclair Orchestra is a New Jersey based 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
About Investors Bank
Investors Bank, headquartered in Short Hills, New Jersey, is a full-service community bank that has been serving customers since 1926. With over $23 billion in assets and a network of more than 150 retail branches, Investors delivers personalized services and products tailored to the needs of its customers. Investors’ banking services include complete deposit, loan and cash management products for consumers and businesses. Investors Bank. Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender.
About the Investors Foundation
Investors Bank created the Investors Foundation in 2005 to support the communities Investors Bank serves. Investors Foundation supports initiatives in the arts, youth development, health and human services, education and affordable housing. Investors Foundation works to improve the lives of its customers and neighbors.
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