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Friday, September 17, 2010

UBS Continues as Utah Symphony Season Sponsor

Contact: Jana Cunningham, (801) 869-9027

September 15, 2010

UBS to continue as the Season sponsor of the Utah Symphony

SALT LAKE CITY – UBS has announced they will continue their sponsorship of the Utah Symphony through the 2010-11 season. UBS has a strong tradition of supporting orchestral music around the world and has been a proud sponsor of the Utah Symphony since 2004. With their sustained support, UBS will help the Utah Symphony to continue to bring artistic excellence to the state of Utah.

“The Utah Symphony sets an unsurpassed standard of attention to detail, collaboration and excellence and UBS is proud to continue its season sponsorship of the Utah Symphony,” said Ray Dardano President and CEO, UBS Bank USA.
The Utah Symphony has a robust educational outreach program that serves all school districts in the state reaching approximately 75,000 students and 3,000 teachers annually. Through approximately 60 educational concerts throughout the state each year the Utah Symphony is continually cultivating a new generation of symphony lovers with students throughout Utah.
“UBS’ community activities build on a shared focus on education with the Utah Symphony,” added Dardano. “The firm's orchestral sponsorships build upon our long history of supporting the art form around the globe. In addition, UBS strengthens relationships with local organizations while focusing on education and creativity through grants and volunteer initiatives. We view this partnership as a reflection of our commitment to communities where we live.”

“We are incredibly honored and thrilled to be continuing this wonderful relationship with UBS,” said Melia Tourangeau, President and CEO of Utah Symphony | Utah Opera. “To have UBS make their support of the Utah Symphony a priority during these challenging economic times reflects greatly on the values of their institution and their belief in the performing arts as an important part of the cultural landscape for their employees and their clients. It is with great thanks that we acknowledge UBS for their contribution to the state of Utah by continuing to be our symphony season sponsor.”

About UBS
UBS draws on its 150-year heritage to serve private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland. We combine our wealth management, investment banking and asset management businesses with our Swiss operations to deliver superior financial solutions and manage CHF 2.2 trillion in invested assets.

UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide. It has offices in over 50 countries, with about 37% of its employees working in the Americas, 37% in Switzerland, 16% in the rest of Europe and 10% in Asia Pacific. UBS employs about 64,000 people around the world. Its shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).


Jana Cunningham
Public Relations Manager
801.869.9027 office
801.244.1892 cell

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