The SMART (San Marcos Artist Retention and Training) Orchestra is a non-profit organization based in San Marcos, Texas that provides retired, experienced, and developing musicians of all ages the opportunity to perform, gain confidence, and grow as artists in a full symphony orchestra. SMART is passionate about the community. During the season, we offer free concerts, educational outreach opportunities, and instructor and internship programs because we believe classical music should be more accessible.
As such, we rely on donations from people, such as yourself, to continue our goals of developing musicians, educating music lovers, and promoting symphonic music in the San Marcos and surrounding areas. Join with us in our mission by clicking on the donate buttons below!
The SMART Orchestra currently asks members to pay $100 in tuition so the organization can sustain it's day-to-day operation costs. As you can imagine, this is incredibly hard for some of our musicians to do. A $100 donation will allow a musician to receive a full scholarship to be a part of the orchestra.
The SMART Orchestra relies on your generous donations to provide free classical concerts, educational opportunities, & community collaborations for musicians of all skill level & age. Just click the donate button below, enter in the amount you would like to give, and know that you have made an amazing investment in the lives of those who play and of those who listen.
SMART relies on automatic, recurring monthly donations to meet our yearly budget goals. These reliable, steady gifts from the community allow us to plan our season confidently. Every donation matters! Every gift is appreciated!