Big Day of Giving – May 6, 2021

We sailed past our $60,000 goal. Final tally: $61,246
Thanks for helping the SCSO outlast COVID in order to bring music to our Community

$43,000 in Matching Funds.
($8,000 – James and Susan McClatchy Fund and $35,000 via SCSO Fundraiser)


1. Donate online to the SCSO’s Big Day of Giving 2021.

2. Or scan the QR code below to donate online






3. Or Make a credit card donation by phone.
Simply call the SCSO Office at (916) 536-9065 before 12 noon on Friday, May 7th.

4. Or drop by with your donation payable to SCSO before 12 noon on Friday, May 7th
SCSO, 4025 A Bridge Street, Fair Oaks, CA 95628

Your Big Day 2021 donation will help the SCSO outlast the current pandemic so that we can once again expand an awareness of live performance and classical music in the region in many ways:

  • Supports SCSO’s growing educational and community outreach programs.
  • Supports production costs that average $75,000 – $85,000 per concert.
  • Helps the SCSO maintain its low ticket prices, for family attendance at SCSO concerts.
  • Keeps the SCSO moving forward as one of Sacramento’s best performing arts value.

Conductor Donald Kendrick and our Board ask that you join in supporting the SCSO, one of Sacramento’s premier performing arts organizations! The SCSO is a 501(c)-3 non-profit; your donation may be tax-deductible. TAX ID: 94-3259903

The SCSO continues to earn respect and recognition throughout northern California for many reasons:

  • Fiscally sound since its origin 25 years ago.
  • PBS Documentary (KVIE) that has now gone national
  • Local professional caliber singers supported by local professional orchestra players.
  • Critical acclaim for innovative classical programming.
  • Ten professionally mastered compact disks.
  • Moderate ticket prices for greater community access to live performance.
  • Regular Outreach activities to the Underprivileged, Students, Veterans

The SCSO is an Award-Winning Arts Organization:

  • The Arts Excellence Award – Arts & Business Council of Sacramento – 2002
  • Best of the Best Outstanding Nonprofit of the Year 2002
  • Arts Executive Of the Year Award – Arts & Business Council of Sacramento
  • Best Example of Talent & Efficiency – Sacramento Magazine – 2003
  • City & County of Sacramento Resolutions – Spring 2005
  • The American Prize – 2010
  • Music Community Engagement – Spring 2011 Excellence in Giving Certified Transparency

National and International Cultural Ambassadors for the Sacramento Region
(All tours are self-funded)

May 2003 – Carnegie Hall Debut

July 2004 – International European Concert Tour
Munich, Prague, Vienna, Budapest

July 2006 – International Concert Tour of China
Beijing, Tianjin, Xi’ian, Jinan (Sacramento’s Sister City) The Great Wall

June 2008 – Walt Disney Concert Hall Debut – Los Angeles –

June 2009 – Canada – Vancouver & Victoria, British Columbia

June 2013 – Italy Tour – Venice, Florence, Lucca, Rome

July 2015 – Paris, Normandy, London

June 2017 – Latvia, Estonia, Helsinki
(Extension to St. Petersburg, Russia)

June 2019 – Austria, Slovenia, Croatia

SCSO’s Big Day of Giving 2021 – Donate online