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. 

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.

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
Mona Newell

PRESIDENT-ELECT
Lindsay Vallandingham

VP COMMUNICATIONS CO-CHAIRS

Mary Anne Arnold

Amy Sloboda 

VP EDUCATION CO-CHAIRS

Pam Brashear

Liz Rorke

VP HOSPITALITY CO-CHAIRS

Markie Baxter

Ruth Scully

Suzanne Spencer

VP MEMBERSHIP

Marguerite Rowland

VP WAYS & MEANS

Michele Oberst

RECORDING SECRETARY

Carolyn Marlowe

CORRESPONDING SECRETARY

Sue Bench

TREASURER

Ann Decker

PARLIAMENTARIAN

Rita Bell

PRESIDENT'S APPOINTMENT

Carol Hebel

Winona Shiprek

Anne Tipton

ALO Board of Directors

Randi Austin

Helen Davis

Janet Falk

Margie Harbst

Paula Harshaw

Sara Huggins

Jeanne James

Marcia Murphy

Nancy Naxera

Dottie Nix

Roycelea Scott

Mollie Smith

Harriet Treitz

Carol Whayne

Suzanne Whayne

2021 ALO BOARD

620 W Main St, Suite 600

Louisville KY 40202

© The Association of the Louisville Orchestra 2020