Card to Culture Program
NEFO is a pleased to participate in the Mass Cultural Council’s Card to Culture program, the most comprehensive effort of its kind to open doors to arts and culture experiences for low-income families.
EBT, WIC and ConnectorCare card holders are eligible for discounted/free tickets to NEFO-produced events.
Discounts are available in person or at the door.
Please see our events page for information on reserving Card to Culture tickets for an upcoming concert.
*Card to Culture is a collaborative effort between the Mass Cultural Council and the Department of Transitional Assistance, the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Nutrition Program, and the Massachusetts Health Connector. See the full list of participating organizations offering EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare discounts.
“We had the pleasure of attending the triumphant debut of this dynamic, youthful orchestra last night. 50-person (and a chorus!) strong, this all-volunteer ensemble masterfully performed some of the most challenging compositions in the genre (think the violin runs in the Harry Potter theme, for example!) Hearing the brass thunder through the ponderous, inexorable theme from Inception was a truly breathtaking experience. In general, I have come to expect enjoyable performances from volunteer orchestras in the Boston area, but this was a whole different level of musicality and overall quality. I look forward to attending future performances of this terrific newcomer on the Boston orchestral music scene.”
“It's always much more impressive to hear these works live. The love of their work shows through their performance for an energizing and thrilling performance.”
“I attended the debut performance on Friday, 2/28/20. I was in a positive, highly emotional state for the entire concert. I even had tears in my eyes at key moments. Gina Naggar is without a doubt one of the most talented & passionate conductors I have ever met and the musicians under her direction are equally so. If they ever charged this much for admission, I would gladly pay Boston Symphony and Boston Pops prices because they are THAT good. ...it was frankly the best live concert I have attended in a decade. Real nourishment for the soul. Gina and her ensemble are one to watch everyone! Support them, love them, witness them.”