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CRS group waving to camera on state at Winter Concert 2022

Support the music in your community!

The Columbia River Symphony is an all-volunteer, nonprofit performing arts group. Our mission is to increase the musical talents of our performers, serve a leadership role in the community, and promote cultural enrichment for the artistic and musical benefit of all involved.

All proceeds from supporter contributions and merchandise purchases assists our organization in keeping our musical family — musicians and the community — connected. Funds are used to cover the expenses associated with providing FREE performances for our community and sharing the joys of playing music together!

Don't forget to check out our merchandise page or at the table during intermission at our next concert!

Thank you for supporting our community symphony!

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Stage set up inside the Liberty Theatre in Astoria, OR

We continue to provide FREE performances for our community thanks to supporters like you who help fund our concert venues and rehearsal spaces.

Columbia River Symphony music folder on music stand

Every donation supplies music folders for our musicians, flyers and programs for concertgoers, decorations for our events,  merchandise, and more!

Mallet percussionist playing the bells

Our percussionists greatly appreciate your help renting Uhaul trucks to transport all our percussion instruments, music stands, and choral risers to and from every performance.

String player performing off sheet music on music stand

Full orchestra arrangements can cost between $120-350 per song. Each season musicians are provided FREE sheet music for every piece played thanks to your generous contributions!

Live in Oregon? Your donation may be eligible for a state tax credit through matched donations to the Oregon Cultural Trust!


Oregonians who donate to a qualifying nonprofit organization like the Columbia River Symphony, and then make a matching donation to the Oregon Cultural Trust may be eligible for a state income tax credit. To learn more about the Oregon Cultural Tax Credit program and your gift eligibility please visit the Oregon Cultural Trust website.

How to Donate to the Symphony:

Columbia River Symphony is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Tax ID #45-5613711. Your gift may be tax-deductible. We strongly recommend that you consult with a tax professional about your eligibility and qualifying for tax programs like the Oregon Cultural Trust.

For more information about ways to support our symphony, contact us at

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