Cardinal Bank Community Fund, a philanthropic program of Cardinal Financial Corporation, has awarded a $2,500 grant to Virginia’s Fairfax Symphony Orchestra in recognition of the orchestra’s efforts to build and nurture young talent through education and outreach programs, according to F. Kevin Reynolds, Cardinal Bank Regional President. Cardinal Regional President Kendal Carson and Assistant Vice President and orchestra board member Martha Wilson presented the check to Music Director Christopher Zimmerman and Debra Harrison, president and CEO for the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra. “The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra does more than just make beautiful music in our area,” said Reynolds in a press release. “Their efforts to build and nurture young talent … enrich the lives and experiences and families throughout our region. We are delighted to support a performing arts group of such renown, whose commitment to community engagements extends beyond the caliber of their performances.” Founded in 1957, the orchestra features more than 90 musicians and has a combined audience of more than 50,000 attendees annually.

Posted July 10, 2013