Without the financial support of businesses and individuals throughout southwestern Saskatchewan, the Oratorio Choir could not do what it does. Thanks to our donors, the people of southwest Saskatchewan are able to enjoy high-caliber choral music accompanied by a live, professional orchestra. Concerts such as these are expensive to produce. Orchestra members and soloists have to be paid, as well as their travel costs. Among the many other expenses are sheet music, royalty payments, and rental fees for rehearsal and performance space. Revenues raised from ticket sales fall far short of the total cost. To cover this shortfall we ask for donations from community businesses and residents. All donors are listed in our printed program under the headings: