Sun Valley Summer Symphony Receives $16,000 from U.S. Bank

‘Looking Forward to Next Season’

SUN VALLEY, Idaho —The Sun Valley Summer Symphony has received a combined contribution of $16,000 from U.S. Bank and U.S. Bancorp Foundation.

The Sun Valley Summer Symphony, which ended its 32nd season in August, is the largest privately funded free-admission orchestra in America. Under the leadership of Music Director Alasdair Neale, it includes more than 100 world-class musicians from North America’s most distinguished orchestras.

Jackie Cole, a member of the Ketchum Private Client Group at U.S. Bank said, “U.S. Bank is committed to supporting our community. We are so proud and pleased to be part of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony’s efforts, including world-class performances that bring renowned artists to our valley and music education in the schools. We are already looking forward to next season!”

“We appreciate the recognition that comes when a national financial institution such as U.S. Bank make a significant investment in the Sun Valley Summer Symphony,” said Jenny Krueger, symphony executive director. “This is the third year in a row that U.S. Bank has made a major contribution, and we are grateful for the support.”

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Photo caption: Jackie Cole (from left), private banking relationship manager at U.S. Bank, presents a $16,000 check to Carol O’Loughlin, Sun Valley Summer Symphony development director, and Jenny Krueger, Sun Valley Summer Symphony executive director. Charlotte Westendorf, private banking relationship manager, and Mathew Paulson, U.S. Bank branch manager, look on.

About Sun Valley Summer Symphony
The Sun Valley Summer Symphony, now in its 32nd season, is the largest privately funded free-admission orchestra in America. More than 100 world-class musicians from North America’s most distinguished orchestras, including the San Francisco Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, New York Philharmonic and Houston Symphony, convene for July and August concerts in the mountain resort of Sun Valley, Idaho. Internationally renowned guest artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Emanuel Ax, Joshua Bell, Renée Fleming, Yefim Bronfman, Thomas Hampson, James Ehnes, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Audra McDonald, Garrick Ohlsson, Midori, Yuja Wang and Deborah Voigt have performed in the spectacular Sun Valley Pavilion, set in front of Bald Mountain and built from travertine hand-selected in Italy for the venue. In keeping with its mission, the Sun Valley Summer Symphony is involved in the community, sponsoring the year-round School of Music for students ages 9 to 18, Summer Music Workshops and adult education programs. Additional information is available online at

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September 28, 2016