The interPLAY Orchestra ( is an inclusive music organization that brings together adults with and without cognitive and physical disabilities to learn and perform music together for the wider community. An education partner at Strathmore, the orchestra performs all genres of music at its year-round concerts.

Headquartered: North Bethesda

Serves: Metro region

What a donation buys:

  • $100 covers the cost of purchasing sheet music and CDs for two orchestra members.
  • $250 covers part of the cost of purchasing percussion instruments.
  • $1,000 covers an annual tuition scholarship for one orchestra member.

Volunteer opportunities:

  • Weekly: Serve as a “bandaide” (must be able to play an instrument).