Find the original press release by the Southwest Times here.
In addition to the updated office spaces in a state-of-the-art renovated facility, FSS wil have the opportunity to work more closely with ACHE and other community arts organizations.
“It has been a challenging year for the arts, and I am grateful for the support from ACHE,” Music Director John Jeter says about the opportunity in SWT’s press release. “We look forward to continuing to provide musical arts to our community.”
Jeter directs rehearsal. December 5, 2020.
The two organizations are exploring what this collaboration will look like for seasons to come. Lifetime Symphony Board Member Lavon Morton notes: “John Jeter and the Symphony Board of Directors, past and present, have long believed that there is a connection between exposure to the arts and overall wellness. Working from Symphony offices generously provided by ACHE in the new Research Institute will enhance the ability of the two organizations to collaborate on future wellness initiatives.”
ACHE student volunteers pictured with ACHE President and Symphony musician, Brian Kim, JD. October 17, 2020.
“It is my hope that the relationship between ACHE and the Fort Smith Symphony grows stronger and deeper each year,” Hines adds. “ With strong collaborative partnerships, such as with ACHE, the Fort Smith Symphony can grow on its 98 year history, and can envision another rich century of first class classical music for our community. “