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Personal 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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A message for your peace of mind...
Please be assured that the Charlotte Symphony, in partnership with Atrium Health, will continue to follow protocols concerning Covid-19. Your health and safety are utmost in our minds. Our 90th Season is a special time, and the benefits for donors can be adapted if challenging conditions persist. Our commitment is to provide an enjoyable, safe and spectacular experience. Thank you for your support and understanding.

Your Exclusive Benefits

The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra is pleased to offer the following benefits and privileges to our generous donors who support the Orchestra. Please contact Leslie Antoniel, Director of Donor Engagement at or 704-714-5139 with any questions. 
  • 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

      • Donor Rehearsals: Enjoy donors-only access to two orchestra rehearsals. 
      • Limited Edition 90th Anniversary CSO Lapel Pin: Commemorate the CSO's 90th Anniversary season with an exclusive lapel pin.
    • $250 - $499

      All benefits listed above, plus:

      • Lunch & Learn Series: Join us for two lunches uptown and get behind-the-scenes insights on the running of a major symphony orchestra. (Ticket purchase required.)
    • $500 - $999

      All benefits listed above, plus:

      • Program Listing: Your name will be listed in our CSO digital concert program throughout the season.
      • Onstage with the Maestro: Take your seat onstage for an intimate conversation with Maestro Warren-Green about upcoming concerts.
    • $1,000 - $1,499 

      All benefits listed above, plus:

      • Lunch with the Maestro*: Enjoy an intimate gathering with fellow CSO supporters and Maestro Warren-Green.
      • Pops Club: Donor Lounge access during intermission at select Pops concerts.
    • $1,500 - $2,499

      All benefits listed above, plus:

      • VIP Concierge: Enjoy hassle-free, donors-only access to a dedicated VIP hotline where a member of our staff will personally handle your ticket exchanges, purchases, and concert-related questions. 
  • Virtuoso Circle $2,500 - $9,999

    • Virtuoso Circle members enjoy all Patron Circle benefits, plus exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the Charlotte Symphony through intimate opportunities for our most passionate donors.
    • $2,500 - $3,499

      • Donor Lounge: Join fellow CSO donors in the Donor Lounge during intermission at Classical concerts on Friday and Saturday evenings.
      • Annual State-of the Symphony: Join the CEO and special guests for a special event to learn more about the CSO and the organizations long-term strategic plans.
    • $3,500 - $4,999

      All benefits listed above, plus: 

      • Valet Parking: Enjoy complimentary valet parking at classical season concerts on Friday and Saturday evenings.
    • $5,000 - $9,999

      All benefits listed above, plus:

      • Evening with the Orchestra*: You see them onstage at every concert; now, get to know Charlotte Symphony musicians one-on-one over a casual dinner.  
  • Benefactor Circle $10,000+

    • Our most generous patrons receive all the benefits available at the Virtuoso Circle and Patron Circle levels, plus these exclusive and customizable benefits.
    • $10,000 - $14,999

      • Benefactors Night Backstage*: Join us backstage for a private reception, then take a seat onstage with the orchestra for rehearsal and a new perspective on the making of a concert.
    • $15,000 - $24,999

      All benefits listed above, plus:

      • Guest Artist Sponsorship: Enjoy the exclusive opportunity to name a Charlotte Symphony Orchestra guest artist appearance.
      • 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:

      • Concert Sponsorship: Enjoy the exclusive opportunity to name a Charlotte Symphony Orchestra concert.
      • Music with a View*: Enjoy dinner and a private concert atop a beautiful uptown venue. 

*Qualifying donors may purchase tickets for these events. These benefits have a cash-value and tax law prohibits us from offering them to donors who decline benefits or recommend a gift through a donor-advised fund. Please consult your financial advisor for more information.

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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.