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2017 Festivals Confab

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Ask an Expert Webinar: Fundraising Planning

Join us as we examine the foundation of building a comprehensive fundraising program, including setting annual fundraising goals and creating an effective written fundraising plan. Click here to register.

Annual Conference Call for Session Ideas Open

ACSO invites you to submit breakout session ideas for the 2017 annual conference in Los Angeles, July 20-22. This three-day convening is planned around your needs and in response to industry challenges and trends. It is designed to focus on skill-building and to facilitate collaboration, exploration, and connections on multiple levels.

Visit our Call for Session Ideas Webform to submit your ideas. Submissions are due Friday, December 2. 

It Is Time to Renew Your ACSO Membership

Building a thriving community takes passion, energy, and commitment. Orchestral music and performance cannot be produced and sustained without a strong management base. ACSO exists to provide essential leadership and resources to you, the classical music producers and presenters, and to encourage and support your artistic, organizational, and fiscal development. Renew your organization or individual membership, today!

ACSO Offices Relocated to Los Angeles

The Association of California Symphony Orchestra's offices relocated to Los Angeles the first two weeks of October. ACSO will maintain a presence in Sacramento as we are committee to being the statewide voice to advocate to policymakers the importance classical music and the arts have in our communities and people's everyday lives.

What members should know:

  • The new ACSO mailing address is: PO BOX 71439, Los Angeles, CA 90071 (the address on the current membership renewal forms).
  • Our phone number will remain the same (916-484-6744); however, the line may be down between Friday, October 7 and Tuesday, October 11.
  • Our main email address will remain the same ( and we will respond as quickly as possible to all messages.