Bach Choir, Allentown Symphony Receive Presser Foundation Grants

The Presser Foundation has awarded grants to the Bach Choir of Bethlehem and the Allentown Symphony Association for the “advancement of music.”

The Philadelphia-based foundation announced 69 grants totaling $684,000 on March 1. The exact amounts of individual grants was not disclosed in a statement distributed on PRNewswire.

Other Lehigh Valley organizations receiving grants: the Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem, Community Music School Lehigh Valley, and the Allentown Band.

The foundation was founded by the late Theodore Presser, founder of the music-publishing company named after him. Most of the foundation’s grants are given within a 75-mile radius of center city Philadelphia.


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