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BSO Receives Grant for Low-Cost Tickets for Families 

Catherine Pegram

A $4,000 gift will give more students and their families a chance to experience the orchestra.The Bangor Symphony Orchestra received the grant from the Maine Community Foundation.The money will be used to support the B-S-O’s “Know Your Orchestra” voucher program.The programs allows a family of four to attend a symphony concert for less than $30.Orchestra staff say the chance to expose children to live, classical music is invaluable, especially with the decline in funding for arts education in schools.