The Imperial Valley Symphony is college/community orchestra founded in 1974, and offered as a class at Imperial Valley College since 1975. 501(c)3 Corp.
Incorporated in 1977 and receiving non-profit, tax-exempt status for educational purposes from the State of California in 1977 (C08334352 P.B.) and from the Internal Revenue Service in 1978 (95-2975080 P.B.), the IVSA provides funding for the annual concert schedule of the Imperial Valley Symphony. In addition to its primary purpose of mounting concerts, the IVSA provides an active scholarship program including an annual Young Artists' Competition, private music study scholarships, and scholarships for summer music camp.