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Marion Lawrence Ensemble

Marion Lawrence Ensemble works with singers and musicians Ages 18-25 performing at community and private events throughout Montgomery, Philadelphia, Bucks and Delaware Counties wrapping each year in a final concert performance.

AUDITIONS FOR 2023/24 ENSEMBLE ARE NOW OPEN UNTIL JUNE 4th @ 1pm. Click the button to find out more!



Marion Lawrence Ensemble 2022

Chat & Chew is a program that partners professionals and leaders from a wide variety of fields with your youth group. The Marion Lawrence Foundation carefully cultivates a group of leaders from a variety of professional fields.

Our hand selected Special Guests professions range from State Representatives to Judges to Photographers that use drones. Selected guest speakers sit with your group and serve as tangible examples of uncommon success. 

The Marion Lawrence Foundation partners with:

  • Schools

  • School Based Organizations

  • Private Organizations

  • Religious Organizations 

  • and other community groups,


​To deliver the following types of Chat & Chew's:

Chat & Chew STEAM

Chat & Chew STEM

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Chat & Chew STEAM: Professionals with a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts or Math background and or career.

Chat & Chew STEM: Professionals with a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math background and or career.

Chat & Chew: Professionals from a variety of fields such as Elected Officials, Drone Operators, Entrepreneurs, Athletes, and Chemists to name a few.  

After Special Guest Introductions and Food Service, large group will be divided into smaller groups with 1 special guest to approximately 3-8 participants and they begin to Chat & Chew.

Chat & Chew programs usually last about 2 hours but can be tailored to fit your group.

Chat & Chew programs are delivered to groups with 10-75 participants.

Chat & Chew programs are usually delivered at the partnering organizations facility.

 Here's how you can get involved:


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Chat & Chew 2022

Basil & Banana Program

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Developing nutritional knowledge. Youth ages 5 - 15 are introduced to fruits and vegetables through this 1 hour interactive session. Learning how and why fruits and vegetables are an important part of your diet and learning what you do and do not like.

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  Rolf W. Landauer Science Program

Program Overview: The Rolf W. Landauer Science Program is a prestigious educational initiative funded and organized by The Marion Lawrence Foundation. It aims to inspire and educate students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The program is named in honor of Rolf W. Landauer, a pioneer in the field of physics and information theory.

                                                                  Program Objectives:


  1. To inspire young minds to pursue careers in STEM fields.

  2. To foster an appreciation for the beauty and wonder of science.


  1. To provide high-quality educational resources and experiences for students.

  2. To encourage critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills.

 Diversity and Inclusion:

  1. To promote diversity and inclusion in STEM by reaching out to underrepresented communities.

  2. To create an inclusive and equitable learning environment for all participants.

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