Mission and Vision
The Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra (LAV) is an orchestra of professional musicians dedicated to the advocacy and support of music education. Founded in 2013 as a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, the ensemble was formed on the core belief that the orchestra is a unique educational resource.
LAV's mission is to serve as a catalyst in supporting music education through collaborative partnerships with the community, schools, agencies, and other arts organizations, and by allocating 100% of net income from performances to support and develop the study of music.
The Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra envisions a world in which every young person has access to music education.
Our Core Values
Accountability. We monitor our charitable giving to ensure maximum impact, efficiency and transparency.
Collaboration. We tailor our performances and educational programs to address the community’s distinctive resources and implement our outreach through collaborative partnerships with individuals, stakeholders, policy leaders, schools, districts and institutions.
Commitment. We are committed to our educational cause, allocating 100% net ticket revenue from performances to advance music education.
Excellence. We strive for excellence in our performances and in the educational programs we support.
Innovation. We embrace technology and innovation to make our performances and educational activities current and accessible, and to widen the reach of our message.
Safety. We remain carefully attuned to the concerns posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and other health and safety issues, adapting our performances and events to conform to any circumstantial necessities.