Big Day of Giving – May 2, 2024

Big Day of Giving has become an important part of the SCSO’s financial health.

Early Giving begins on April 18, 2024


1. Donate online to the SCSO’s Big Day of Giving 2024.

2. Scan the QR code below to donate early or on May 2nd.






3. Make a credit card donation by phone.
Simply call the SCSO Office at (916) 536-9065 on May 2nd.

4. Drop by with your donation payable to SCSO on May 2nd
SCSO, 4025 A Bridge Street, Fair Oaks, CA 95628

The SCSO raised matching funds for Big Day 2024 at their recent Singathon 2024.


Your Big Day 2024 donation helps the SCSO continue our live performances as we 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 $85,000 – $95,000 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 28 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

Donate online to the SCSO’s May 4, 2023 Big Day of Giving