ABOUT

THE ASSOCIATION OF THE LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA

The ALO is one of the top contributors to the Louisville Orchestra, donating more than $2.7 million since its inception in 1944.  Comprised of about 350 members and led by a 35-member board, the ALO raises money and resources to support the Louisville Orchestra, creates opportunities for youth music education and competition, and broadens the audience of the Louisville Orchestra throughout the region. 

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RAISING FUNDS

A la Carte experiences.

The ALO sponsors a wide variety of parties, outings, and day tours to various local venues. 100% of the ticket cost supports the mission of the ALO. 

Dine & Donate pop-up events.

Restaurants sponsor an ALO night and donate a portion of the proceeds to the ALO.

Remember with Music donations.

All honorarium and remembrance gifts are directed to music education for young people in the region. 

ENCOURAGING YOUTH

Young Artist Competition. 

A hallmark event of the Louisville Orchestra since 1944, young musicians in the region compete each fall for the opportunity to perform as guest soloist with the Louisville Orchestra and for a monetary award. 

MakingMusic concerts. 

The ALO provides lunches for the Louisville Orchestra musicians at these concerts for 4th and 5th graders in the area. 

Preconcert activities for children.

ALO members volunteer for pre-concert activities for children at Family concerts, including the instrument playground. Young students who experience Louisville Orchestra concerts get hands-on experience with musical instruments refurbished or purchased by the ALO.

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BROADENING AUDIENCES

 ALO members help grow audience interest and serve as advocates for the Louisville Orchestra by attending Louisville Orchestra concerts and by promoting Louisville Orchestra news and events throughout the city and the region. 

BECOME A MEMBER

Join us to keep the music playing!

ALO Officers

 

PRESIDENT

Lindsay Vallandingham

 

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Mona Sturgeon Newell

 

VP COMMUNICATIONS CO-CHAIRS

Helen Davis

 

VP EDUCATION CO-CHAIRS

Pam Brashear

Liz Rorke

 

VP HOSPITALITY CO-CHAIRS

Jeanne James

Suzanne Spencer

VP MEMBERSHIP

Paula Roberts

 

VP WAYS & MEANS

Michele Oberst

 

CORRESPONDING SECRETARY

Sue Bench

RECORDING SECRETARY

Susan Smith

 

TREASURER

Ann Decker

 

PARLIAMENTARIAN

Rita Bell

 

PRESIDENT'S APPOINTMENTS

Carol Hebel

Winona Shiprek

Anne Tipton

ALO Board of Directors

Margie Harbst

Paula Harshaw

Sara Huggins

Jeanne James

John Malloy

Carolyn Marlowe

Marcia Murphy

Nancy Naxera

Paula Roberts

Roycelea Scott

Mollie Smith

Harriet Treitz

Carol Whayne

2022 ALO BOARD