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Dear Friend,

I’ve spent most of my life talking about the importance and value of music, but it has never felt more true or more urgent than now. Music unites, heals, inspires and brings us great joy. When we make it through this time of crisis, I believe the shared experience of live music will mean more to us than ever before. In the midst of so much uncertainty, our goal is to return to making music for you.

You are crucial to ensuring that the San Diego Symphony will be ready to return to the stage with vitality. When you make a gift to support your Symphony, an anonymous donor will match your contribution through a $500,000 challenge. But to capture the match, you need to give now.

We look forward to gathering with you again to celebrate the power of live music and the arts in the months to come.

Thank you for supporting our resilience.


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Marth Gilmer

How the Match Works:

Gifts made before MAY 31 will be matched 2:1

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Gifts made before JUNE 30 will be matched 1:1

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