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Key Chorale is pleased to announce a grant from the Cordelia Lee Beattie Foundation. “With the support we receive from the Cordelia Lee Beattie Foundation, we become all that much closer to our goals. We thank them for helping to be a driving force. We are most grateful for this generosity,” says Artistic Director Joseph Caulkins. This grant, managed through Wells Fargo Wealth Management, in the amount of $10,000, is instrumental in allowing Key Chorale to continue to deliver outstanding educational outreach programs. Key Chorale provides musical opportunities and experiences that will nurture and enhance the educational growth of students of all ages in a lifelong passion and pursuit of music. Director of Community Engagement, Johnette Cappadona says, “We thank The Cordelia Lee Beattie Foundation for this support, and for their continued and constant support.”


About Key Chorale:

Key Chorale, the Suncoast’s premier symphonic chorus, is dedicated to transforming lives through innovative programming, artistic excellence, educational outreach and service to the community. Key Chorale, led by Joseph Caulkins, produces high quality collaborative musical events that engage and enrich our community. Through dynamic collaborations with Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, The Sarasota Ballet, The Venice Symphony, The Circus Arts Conservatory, and more, Key Chorale is able to create unforgettable programs that continue to push the boundaries of choral music.

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About the Cordelia Lee Beattie Foundation:
Cordelia Lee Beattie established this foundation in 1973 to honor her late husband, Edward William Beattie. A concert violinist, Mrs. Beattie retired to Sarasota, Florida and became a musician with the Florida West Coast Symphony. Cordelia Beattie’s passion in music and fine arts prompted her to request that the foundation focus on organizations providing services for Sarasota County, Florida.