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festival

We are an annual chamber music festival held annually in Columbus, Ohio every end of Summer in August. We hold concerts and events in museums, breweries, assisted living centers, veteran affairs hospitals, and many other unconventional spaces & locations.

We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, supported by Greater Columbus Arts Council, Ohio Arts Council, and many other organizations and businesses throughout central Ohio

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02
OUR
mission

Our mission is to build community through world-class chamber music performances.

Our vision is for VIVO to serve as a launch-pad for local artistic engagement by presenting innovative, community-oriented musical performances throughout central Ohio.

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community

At the core of our belief is democratizing the arts and musical performances. We work with community partners to plan and bring to life initiatives and events that eliminates barriers in culture, economy, and physical boundaries.

There is no one-size fits all format to our events, our diverse format reflects our diverse audiences, who in turn shape and mold the many communities we serve.

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MEET THE VIVO

artists

COMMUNITY

initiatives
Pop ups

Lunch Bachs - a Pop Up Experience

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Community

Reeb Avenue Center partnership

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Experience

Beer & Beethoven - our perennial festival favorite

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5 years
of presenting innovative and incisive programming
75+
concerts + events throughout central Ohio
6500+
Fans who joined us at breweries, theaters, galleries, museums and many other locations
300%
growth in festival budget and awarded grants since 2015

MEET VIVO

team
Siwoo Kim
Artistic Director, violin
Westerville ‘08
Co-founder
Ted Ou-Yang
Creative Director
Upper Arlington ‘07
Co-founder
John Stulz
Artistic Director, viola
Upper Arlington '06
‍Co-founder
Alicia Hui
Community Engagement Director, violin
Columbus Symphony, principal 2nd violin

MEET VIVO

partners

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