Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach

 
$60
$94,940
Raised
Remaining
Jun 25, 2013

Looking on to 2014!

Map of our hits!
Map of our hits!

The summer has come. The truck has been returned. The singers are off doing other gigs. This is POGO in the summer. Quiet, but that's relative. Our Education and Outreach Coordinator, Alexis Hamilton is hard at work booking for next season.

We will have a few return engagements. We always do. However, of the 18,157 we reached in 2013 with our 88 performances of The Magic Flute, 19 were new to our program in 2013 and an additional 15 had not participated the previous season. So, the need is there, the appetite doesn't seem to be going away. 

Below is a representative map of our 2013 tour. You will note, all 55 sites are not there, but how many pins can we really stick into Portland's economically depressed neighborhoods? You can see, however, that Portland Opera To Go covers all over the state of Oregon, and up into SW Washington. 

To do it, we spent $165,000 over the course of our 11 week tour. While the cost of all those performance, comes out to average $12.50 per child, we charge an average of $1.25 per student as this program was created to help where the budgets are the tightest. 

Thank you very much for your continuing support. Portland Opera will continue to be good stewards of your contributions. 

Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.

An anonymous donor will match all new monthly recurring donations, but only if 75% of donors upgrade to a recurring donation today.
Terms and conditions apply.
Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
  • $15
  • $20
  • $50
  • $150
  • $750
  • $1,500
  • $5,000
  • $5,500
  • $15
    each month
  • $20
    each month
  • $50
    each month
  • $150
    each month
  • $750
    each month
  • $1,500
    each month
  • $5,000
    each month
  • $5,500
    each month
  • $
gift Make this donation a gift, in honor of, or in memory of someone?

Organization

Project Leader

Jim Cox

Portland, OR United States

Where is this project located?