PHOENIX, AZ–(Marketwire – Jan 8, 2013) – BMO Private Bank recently announced their season sponsorship of the Phoenix Symphony’s “Parties of Note.” Launched in 2011 as an additional outreach effort to introduce a new audience to the Symphony, this year’s series features nine intimate recitals taking place from November 2012 through May 2013.
“We give a round of applause to BMO Private Bank for supporting the arts in Arizona,” said Jim Ward, CEO of The Phoenix Symphony. “As the sponsor of The Phoenix Symphony’s Parties of Note program, BMO is playing an instrumental part in sharing the joy of music throughout our community.”
In only its second season, “Parties of Note” has already become popular with many of the organization’s supporters. The series presents events at private homes and spaces featuring world class art collections, stunning views and beautiful gardens. Each one also features a private recital by Phoenix Symphony musicians and is generously underwritten by its hosts, allowing all proceeds to benefit their Annual Fund. This fund enables the Symphony to present audiences in Phoenix and around the state with the finest in classical music.
“We believe that a healthy fine arts program is one of the key components to a vibrant community,” commented Steve Matteucci, BMO Private Bank Arizona President. “Our association with the Phoenix Symphony is an important investment in our community, as well as an indicator of BMO’s continued dedication to arts and culture.”