Can Kickstarter save the Montreal Chamber Orchestra?

Left with a major shortfall for their 42nd season, an orchestra of 'discovery' turns to crowdfunding

The Montreal Chamber Orchestra (pictured) is seeking $40,000 on Kickstarter. Without funding after the departure of key board members, the money will fund the first concert of their 42nd season. (Kickstarter/Montreal Chamber Orchestra)


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