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Calendar Year End Giving

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Join the family or renew your commitment today.

Your gift to the Annual Fund makes you a member of the Orchestra family, creating a deep, personal connection to the music and the musicians. You will enjoy exclusive benefits and access to special events, and your contribution will help The Philadelphia Orchestra bring its music to communities at home and around the world.

Questions or comments, call the Annual Fund office at 215.893.3151, or e-mail us at development@philorch.org.

Benefits Levels

Friends' Circle ($100-$249)

 Friends' Circle benefits include:

  • Two Open Rehearsal Tickets
  • A Philadelphia Orchestra Membership card, which affords you a 10% discount on tickets to concerts in the subscription series
Value of Benefits: $10.00

 

Concert Circle ($250-$499)

 All Friends' Circle benefits, along with:

  • Two Additional Open Rehearsal Tickets (for a total of four)
  • A free Philadelphia Orchestra CD or iTunes album download from available selection
Value of Benefits: $30.00

 

Musicians' Circle ($500-$999)

 All Concert Circle benefits, along with:

  • Two Additional Open Rehearsal Tickets (for a total of six)
  • An invitation for two to a Closed Rehearsal and breakfast
  • An invitation for two to attend one Salon Series event
Value of Benefits: $105.00

 

Principal Player Circle ($1,000-$1,499)

 All Musicians' Circle benefits, along with:

  • Two Additional Open Rehearsal Tickets (for a total of eight)
  • An invitation for two to attend two Salon Series events
Value of Benefits: $165.00

 

Concertmaster Circle ($1,500-$1,999)

 All Principal Player Circle benefits, along with:

  • Recognition of your contribution in Playbill, the Orchestra's program book
  • An invitation for two to attend three Salon Series events
Value of Benefits: $228.00

 

Soloist Circle ($2,000-$2,499)

 All Concertmaster Circle benefits, along with:

  • An invitation for two to attend a special reception with Orchestra musicians
Value of Benefits: $265.00

 

Maestro's Circle ($2,500-$7,499)

 Devotees $2,500
All Soloist Circle benefits, along with:

  • Exclusive use of the Wells Fargo Founders' Lounge on Tier 1 during concerts in the subscription series
  • Access to reserved parking in the Kimmel Center Garage*
  • Access to Maestro's Circle Priority Services representative
  • A backstage tour
  • Access to all Open Rehearsals, with exclusive reserved seating in Tier 1 and the Conductor's Circle*
  • Priority subscription seating consideration
Value of Benefits: $300.00

*As available. Please call the Priority Services representative in advance of your concert to arrange
*Conductor's Circle seating is at the discretion of the maestro

 $5,000
All Devotees benefits, along with:

  • An invitation to a Green Room reception with musicians, Orchestra leadership, and guest artists as available
  • A personal backstage tour (please contact the Annual Fund staff at 215.893.3151 to arrange)
Value of Benefits: $325.00

 

Maestro's Circle Partners ($7,500-$24,999)

 Partners $7,500
All Devotees benefits, along with:

  • An invitation to a private house party with Orchestra leadership and musicians
Value of Benefits: $375.00

 $10,000
All Partners benefits, along with:

  • The opportunity to travel to New York on the Orchestra's train, attend the Orchestra's performance at Carnegie Hall, and share a pre-concert dinner with musicians and Orchestra leadership
Value of Benefits: $425.00

 $15,000
All Partners benefits, along with:

  • The opportunity to enjoy post-concert cocktails with Orchestra musicians and leadership
Value of Benefits: $725.00

 

Maestro's Circle Champions ($25,000-$99,999)

 Champions $25,000
All Partners benefits, along with:

  • Recognition as sponsor of a single concert during the Philadelphia subscription season
Value of Benefits: $854.00

 $50,000
All Champions benefits, along with:

  • The opportunity to underwrite a guest soloist or conductor
Value of Benefits: $854.00

 $75,000
All Partners benefits, along with:

  • Private dinner with the concertmaster
Value of Benefits: $1,154.00

 

Fabulous Philadelphians ($100,000)

 The Philadelphia Orchestra has long been known throughout the world for its lush sound and magnificent music-making, which have earned them the nickname "The Fabulous Philadelphians." Our musicians are proud to share this name with those who make an extraordinary commitment to our Annual Fund. Their support ensures that The Philadelphia Orchestra is able to steward its tradition of artistic excellence and community outreach.

 

Gifts of Securities

Gifts of Securities

 Some donors may wish to contribute appreciated securities to The Philadelphia Orchestra. Please click here for detailed instructions on making this type of gift.

 

IRA Charitable Rollover

IRA Charitable Rollover

 Donors of age 70 ½ or older may donate funds from a traditional or Roth individual retirement account (IRA) to The Philadelphia Orchestra. A single person may transfer up to $100,000 tax-free per year; a married couple may transfer up to $200,000 tax-free per year from separate accounts. Please click here for a sample letter to send to your plan administrator. If you have questions or need further assistance, please contact Mitch Bassion at 215.893.1811 or mbassion@philorch.org.