Annual Giving

With your support, the Charlotte Symphony uses the transformative power of music to build community. From mainstage classical concerts, to after-school programs and concerts for Alzheimer's patients. Your gift will keep the music playing all across our region. Thank you!

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Enjoy Exclusive Donor Benefits


Join the Symphony family and enjoy unique experiences throughout the concert season including backstage tours, private rehearsals, access to our extraordinary musicians, and more!

  • Patron Circle $100 - $2,499

    • Enjoy insider access to your Charlotte Symphony with exclusive Patron Circle benefits designed to enhance your symphony experience.
    • $100 - $249

      • Backstage Tours - Go behind the scenes with backstage tours of the Belk and Knight Theaters offered throughout the season.
      • Complimentary Parking - Enjoy one night of free parking at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center.
    • $250 - $499 
      All benefits listed above plus:

      • Program Listing - See your name in Charlotte Symphony concert programs twice per season.
      • Donor Rehearsals - Enjoy donors-only access to two orchestra rehearsals.
    • $500 - $999 
    • All benefits listed above plus:
      • Program Listing - See your name in Charlotte Symphony concert programs for one year.
      • Onstage with the Maestro - Take your seat onstage for an intimate conversation with Maestro Christopher Warren-Green about an upcoming concert.
    • $1,000 - $2,499
    • All benefits listed above plus:
      • Pops Picnic - Kick off the Charlotte Symphony's Summer Pops season with a lively picnic and concert.

  • Virtuoso Circle $2,500 - $14,999

    • Virtuoso Circle members enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the Charlotte Symphony through intimate opportunities designed for our most passionate donors.
    • $2,500 - $4,999
      • Pops Picnic - Kick off the Charlotte Symphony's Summer Pops season with a lively picnic and concert.
      • Donor Lounge - Join fellow donors for complimentary beverages during intermission at Classical concerts on Friday and Saturday evenings.
      • Donor Rehearsals - Enjoy donors-only access to two orchestra rehearsals.
      • Program Listing - See your name in Charlotte Symphony concert programs for one year.
    • $5,000 - $9,999
    • All benefits listed above plus:
      • Valet Parking - Enjoy complimentary valet parking at Classical series concerts on Friday and Saturday evenings.
      • Musician Lunch - Get to know your orchestra! Twice a year, enjoy onstage rehearsals and then join the musicians for lunch.
         
    • $10,000 - $14,999
    • All benefits listed above plus:
      • Onstage! - Choose your date for a private opportunity to sit onstage with the orchestra during rehearsal for an upcoming concert. Evening and daytime rehearsals available.

  • Benefactor Circle $15,000+

    • Beginning at $15,000 we offer exclusive and customizable benefits to our most generous patrons, including all of the benefits of the Virtuoso Circle.
    • $15,000 - $24,999
    • All benefits of Virtuoso Circle plus:
      • Cocktails with the Maestro - Meet the Maestro for cocktails and a sneak preview of the upcoming season before it is announced to the public.
    • $25,000+
    • All benefits listed above plus:
      • Music with a View - Enjoy dinner and an intimate concert atop a beautiful Uptown venue.


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The CSO is a 501 c(3) nonprofit organziation. Tax ID #56-6011568.
Contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.