STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The AMERICAN HERITAGE ORCHESTRA, LTD. is dedicated to the preservation
and performance of our rich heritage of American Music.
1.) Enrich the musical education of children grades 1-12 by producing and performing music in schools in the tri-state
area surrounding Wheeling, West Virginia.
* Schools where there is not music in the curriculum will be given priority.
* Each concert will include selections of American Music and examples of musical influences from other parts of
2.) Funding for these concerts will be raised through grants and contributions.
* Contributions may be made in several convenient ways. Please visit our Contribute page for more information.
3.) Award scholarships to future music teachers who are enrolled full time in a degree program at the undergraduate level.
Until further notice, Scholarship applications will be accepted only from residents of West Virginia.
Applications can be downloaded from this site; click on Scholarships.
4.) Funding for these scholarships will be raised exclusively through
public concerts presented for that purpose.
5.) Provide professional clinician services for established high school and college band and orchestra programs
at reasonable fees.
6.) Funds earned through the sale of music related items such as audio and video recordings, books and collectibles
will be used for operating expenses.
7.) Including the transaction of any or all music related lawful business for which corporations can be incorporated
in West Virginia.