© 2019 by Michael Dabroski.

Michael Dabroski founded and lead BURLINGTON ENSEMBLE (2009 to 2014) of Vermont as the first and only for-profit chamber music organization in the United States. Burlington Ensemble produced a collaborative, strategic "Making Music with a Social Mission" business plan of high-quality classical music fundraising concerts to benefit local non-profit groups year-round. In return, the beneficiaries performed critical operational tasks to minimize administrative expense while maximizing audience development. 

$41,728 donated to 25 not-for-profit groups from 37 concerts:  

 

$1,076    September 18, 2010. "PRECOCIOUS PRODIGIES"                                          

$1,917    November 6, 2010. "GIVING BACH"                                                                    

$1,366    January 1, 2011. "MENTORS"                                                                              

$2,195    February 12, 2011. "STRINGS ATTACHED"                                                        

$656       March 12, 2011. "BAROQUE, BUT GOING"                                                      

$1,508    April 9, 2011. "LARGE CZECHS"

$5,400    September 10, 2011. "INTERVALE CENTER FARMERS"

$616       September 17, 2011. "PRECOCIOUS PRODIGIES"

$700       October 29, 2011. "INTERVALE CENTER FARMERS"

$1,450    November 5, 2011. "GIVING BACH"

$1,136    January 7, 2012. "MENTORS"

$957       February 11, 2012. "STRINGS ATTACHED"

$696       March 17, 2012. "BAROQUE, BUT GOING"

$861       April 7, 2012. "LARGE CZECHS"

$510       May 25, 2012. "BELIEVER TOUR" for Middlebury Area Land Trust

$130       May 26, 2012. "BELIEVER TOUR" for Lake Champlain International

$140       May 27, 2012. "BELIEVER TOUR" for Bixby Memorial Library

$180       May 28, 2012. "BELIEVER TOUR" for Richmond Historical Society

$50          May 29, 2012. "BELIEVER TOUR" for Intervale Center

$150       May 30, 2012. "BELIEVER TOUR" for Chitt Emergency Food Shelf

$100       May 31, 2012. "BELIEVER TOUR" for CERV

$210       June 1, 2012. "BELIEVER TOUR" for Prevent Child Abuse Vermont

$190       June 2, 2012. "BELIEVER TOUR" for Hunger Free Vermont

$60          June 3, 2012. "BELIEVER TOUR" for SEABA

$2,300     July 24, 2012. "SUMMER SERENADES" for Vermont FEED

$700        August 11, 2012. "SUMMER SERENADES" for Vermont FEED

$1,210     September 15, 2012.  "PRECOCIOUS PRODIGIES"

$1,226     November 10, 2012.  "GIVING BACH"

$1,673     January 5, 2013.  "MENTORS"

$1,627     February 9, 2013.  "STRINGS ATTACHED"

$1,745     March 23, 2013.  "BAROQUE, BUT GOING"

$689        April 6, 2013.  "LARGE CZECHS"

$3,000     July 23-25, August 10, 2013.  "SUMMER SERENADES" for Vermont FEED

$150        August 8, 2013.  "SUMMER SERENADES" for VYCC

$954        September 14, 2013.  "PRECOCIOUS PRODIGIES"

$1,428     November 9, 2013.  "GIVING BACH"

$2,772     November 17, 2013.  "B9 Emergency Benefit Concert" 

   Concert Beneficiaries:

 

  • Boys & Girls Club of Burlington (Burlington, Vermont)

  • Bixby Memorial Library (Vergennes, Vermont)

  • Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf (Burlington, Vermont)

  • Committee on Temporary Shelter (Burlington, Vermont)

  • Common Roots (South Burlington, Vermont)

  • Community Emergency Relief Volunteers (Northfield, Vermont)

  • Hunger Free Vermont (South Burlington, Vermont)

  • Intervale Center (Burlington, Vermont)

  • KidSafe Collaborative of Chittenden County (Burlington, Vermont)

  • Lake Champlain International (Colchester, Vermont)

  • Middlebury Area Land Trust (Middlebury, Vermont)

  • Mobius (Winooski, Vermont)

  • Music-COMP (Essex Junction, Vermont)

  • Prevent Child Abuse Vermont (Montpelier, Vermont)

  • Puppets in Education (Burlington, Vermont)

  • Richmond Historical Society (Richmond, Vermont)

  • Rock Point School (Burlington, Vermont)

  • South End Arts and Business Association (Burlington, Vermont)

  • Stern Center for Language and Learning (Williston, Vermont)

  • Vermont FEED (Shelburne, Vermont)

  • Vermont Children's Trust Foundation (Burlington, Vermont)

  • Vermont Family Network (Williston, Vermont)

  • Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (Richmond, Vermont)

  • Vermont Youth Orchestra Association (Colchester, Vermont)