The Greater Milwaukee Foundation is celebrating 100 years of service in 2015 by providing the public with unique experiences that showcase the people, places and opportunities that make our community special. These centennial Gifts to the Community are made possible through our donors’ legacy of generosity and the Foundation’s enduring partnerships with nonprofits throughout the region. A new Gift to the Community will be announced each month, emphasizing access and demonstrating appreciation for the remarkable resources greater Milwaukee has to offer.

June Gift to the Community 

MSO-Logo-Web.jpgThe Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s June gift will bring the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s music to the broader community this summer. MSO will perform two, free outdoor concerts as part of the Foundation’s centennial celebration. The festive performances will take place in early July and feature more than an hour of patriotic favorites. There is no advance registration, reserved seating or ticketing.


Signature concert

What:
Independence Day community concert

When:
2:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 4, 2015

Where:
Washington Park band shell
1859 N. 40 St., Milwaukee, WI 53208 
Directions


Veterans’ concert

What:
Special performance for military veterans and their families

When:
2:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 2, 2015

Where:
Lake Wheeler Pavilion
(located on the Milwaukee Veterans Administration grounds immediately north of the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Ave., Milwaukee, WI  53295)
Directions 


For more information:

Phone: 414.291.7605

Web: www.mso.org/tickets/detail/washington-park

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Ranked among the top orchestras in the country, the MSO is the largest cultural institution in Wisconsin. Since its inception in 1959, the orchestra has received critical acclaim for artistic excellence. The orchestra’s full-time professional musicians perform more than 135 concerts each season. A cornerstone organization in Milwaukee’s arts community, the MSO provides enrichment and education activities for audiences of every age, economic status, and background.