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Heartstrings"Music is a birthright that must be
shared equally by all."

Carl St.Clair, music director



HeartstringsHeartstrings is a major community-wide program providing free access to concerts, hands-on enrichment activities and transportation for a range of underserved local residents in partnership with Orange County agencies. Live music experiences are customized to help Heartstrings Partner organizations fulfill their missions and to have the most meaningful impact on participants. Pacific Symphony is committed to sharing the joy and power of music with all Orange County residents, regardless of their age, background, socio-economic conditions or other circumstances.

“My CASA kid was just in complete and utter AWE… she kept saying all night long how much fun she was having; her young eyes could not absorb enough. I don’t even know if she blinked.” — Elise Froistad, MFT, program manager, CASA



Heartstrings Partners

(Click for more information about each partner)

Age Well Senior Services
Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Boys & Girls Club of Garden Grove
Boys & Girls Club of Santa Ana
Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
El Sol Science and Arts Academy
Friendship Shelter
Girls, Inc.
MIND Research Institute
Orange County Rescue Mission
Orange County Veterans & Military Families Collaborative
Santa Ana Unified School District
Savanna School District
Segerstrom Center for the Arts Founders Plus
Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)
The Center for Autism
& Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Think Together
Working Wardrobes

Interested in becoming a Heartstrings Partner? Click here