A world-class orchestra like the Minnesota Orchestra doesn’t simply please its listeners, it provides a standard of excellence to be aimed at by all the cultural enterprises in its range.

Nancy M.

The Orchestra should create its unique, distinctive, world-class position not just by how it plays, but also by what it discovers and brings to their audiences.

David F.

Who we are

Orchestrate Excellence is a coalition of audience and community members deeply committed to the Minnesota Orchestra, our state’s largest arts institution. We believe an artistically excellent orchestra contributes significantly to Minnesota’s quality of life and attracts talented people to live and work in our state. Our members are a diverse collection of individuals united by an interest in preserving this incredible institution.