Dallas Symphony Orchestra


The mission of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) is to entertain, inspire and change lives through musical excellence. It strives to be a key catalyst in making Dallas a world-class city and major cultural center with the DSO as a landmark. With roots tracing back to 1900, the DSO offers numerous events highlighting diversity in the city, numbering over 175 each year. As a community partner, the DSO sponsors the following programs: Heartstrings, free tickets distributed by social service agencies; Young Strings, providing free instruments and music lessons to African American and Hispanic students; Symphony YES, providing ensembles that perform in area schools; and DSO Kids educational website for children and teachers. The DSO is a community of passionate music lovers making more music lovers.



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Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1967

Your donations to Dallas Symphony Association Inc. are tax deductible.

Grouping: Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).

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