Donate to The Symphony, your symphony!

When you give to The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, you help foster extraordinary artistic talent, unite our community, and inspire our youngest and most in need. Ticket sales cover just 30% of our operating costs—for the rest, we rely on generous donors like you.

Benefits of Giving

Individual Memberships are available at a variety of levels, each with its own special benefits. Benefits acknowledge unrestricted annual gifts in support of The Symphony’s general operations and programming. Memberships run for 12 months from the date of your contribution. All contributions are acknowledged in the Program Book Inserts for each of our season performances. You may choose to decline all non-deductible benefits.

Help us bring music to thousands by participating in our giving circles, detailed below.
Symphony Club$750 per individual | $1,500 per couple

Each year, Symphony Club members enjoy four elegant Musicales—one-of-a-kind gatherings held throughout the finest homes and galleries of Santa Fe. Visit with Symphony family, musicians, and guest artists while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, fine wine, and talented artists alongside other VIPs.

• Listing as a Symphony Club member in the annual Symphony Program Book
• Preferred subscription seating through advance season announcements
• Electronic program notes emailed to you prior to each concert
• A standing invitation to attend dress rehearsals
• Two complimentary tickets (as available) to introduce friends to The Symphony
• Invitations to four Musicales, held in exquisite homes and galleries throughout Santa Fe
• Invitations to all nine post-concert receptions at Galerie Züger, where you will have the opportunity to meet the conductor, soloists, and musicians

Musicians’ Circle$1,500 per individual | $3,000 per couple

Musicians’ Circle members enjoy four elegant Symphony Club Musicales and four Musicales Extraordinaires for exclusively Musicians’ Circle members and above. These one-of-a-kind gatherings are held throughout the year in some of the finest homes and galleries of Santa Fe. Visit with Symphony family, musicians, and guest artists while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, fine wine, and talented artists alongside other VIPs.

• Listing as a Musicians’ Circle member in the annual Symphony Program Book
• Preferred subscription seating through advance season announcements
• Electronic program notes emailed to you prior to each concert
• A standing invitation to attend dress rehearsals
• Two complimentary tickets (as available) to introduce friends to The Symphony
• Invitations to all nine post-concert receptions at Galerie Züger, where you will have the opportunity to meet the conductor, soloists, and musicians
• Invitations to four Musicales and four Musicales Extraordinaires, held in exquisite homes and galleries throughout Santa Fe

Conductors’ Circle$3,000 per individual | $6,000 per couple

Conductors’ Circle members enjoy a special Musicale Royale, an intimate concert experience for exclusively Conductors’ Circle members and above. Conductors’ Circle members are also invited to all Symphony Club Musicales and Musicales Extraordinaires: one-of-a-kind gatherings held throughout the finest homes and galleries of Santa Fe. Visit with Symphony family, musicians, and guest artists while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, fine wine, and talented artists alongside other VIPs.

• Listing as a Conductors’ Circle member in the annual Symphony Program Book
• Preferred subscription seating through advance season announcements
• Electronic program notes emailed to you prior to each concert
• A standing invitation to attend dress rehearsals
• Two complimentary tickets (as available) to introduce friends to The Symphony
• Invitations to all nine post-concert receptions at Galerie Züger, where you will have the opportunity to meet the conductor, soloists, and musicians
• Invitations to four Musicales, four Musicales Extraordinaires, and one Musicale Royale, all held in exquisite homes and galleries throughout Santa Fe

Angels’ Circle$6,000 per individual  |  $12,000 per couple

Angels’ Circle membership earn a private Angels’ Circle chamber music concert in your home, for the enjoyment of family, close friends, or business associates. Angels’ Circle members are invited to all “Musicales,” “Musicales Extraordinaires” and “Musicale Royales,” one-of-a-kind gatherings held throughout the finest homes and galleries of Santa Fe. Visit with Symphony family, musicians, and guest artists while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, fine
wine, and talented artists alongside other VIPs.

• Listing as an Angels’ Circle member in the annual Symphony Program Book
• Preferred subscription seating through advance season announcements
• Electronic program notes emailed to you prior to each concert
• A standing invitation to attend dress rehearsals
• Two complimentary tickets (as available) to introduce friends to The Symphony
• Invitations to all nine post-concert receptions at Galerie Züger, where you will have the opportunity to meet the conductor, soloists, and musicians
• Invitations to four Musicales, four Musicales Extraordinaires, and one Musicale Royale, all held in exquisite homes and galleries throughout Santa Fe
• A private Angels’ Circle chamber music concert in your own home Beethoven Circle—$25,000 and above

A highlight of Beethoven Circle membership is the dedication of a subscription concert to you, or to anyone of your choice. Beethoven Circle members also enjoy a private chamber music concert in their own home, and are invited to all “Musicales,” “Musicales Extraordinaires” and a “Musicale Royale,” one-of-a-kind gatherings held throughout the finest homes and galleries of Santa Fe. Visit with Symphony family, musicians, and guest artists while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, fine wine, and talented artists alongside other VIPs.

• Listing as a member of the Beethoven Circle in the Symphony Program
• Preferred subscription seating, through advance season brochure announcements
• An open invitation to attend dress rehearsals
• Two complimentary tickets (as available) to introduce friends to The Symphony
• Invitations to all nine post-concert receptions at Galerie Züger, where you will have the opportunity to meet the conductor, soloists, and musicians
• Invitations to four Musicales, four Musicales Extraordinaires, and one Musicale Royale, all held in exquisite homes and galleries throughout Santa Fe
• A private chamber music concert in your own home
• Dedication of a subscription concert to you or anyone of your choosing About memberships: When you become a member of any Giving Circle, your membership runs for one full calendar year from the date of your contribution. For your convenience, The Symphony will mail annual renewal reminders, and total membership amounts may be divided into smaller monthly installments.

Musicales

Musicales are our way of saying “thank you” to members in Symphony Club and above. Exceptional hors d’oeuvres and fine wines set the stage for intimate musical performances by our highly accomplished Symphony Musicians and renowned guest artists in some of Santa Fe’s finest homes and galleries.

Join the club!

Following each Sunday afternoon subscription performance, we offer a unique opportunity for members at the Symphony Club and above levels and their guests.

We gather at Galerie Züger with our musicians, conductors, and guest artists, to share the camaraderie, easy conversation, fine wine, and hors d’ouevres.


A portion of your gift is tax-deductible!

The IRS requires us to inform you that the amount of your contribution that is deductible for federal income tax purposes is limited to the excess of the amount of any money (and the value of any property other than money) contributed by you over the value of the goods or services provided by The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus. Your tax acknowledgment letter will indicate the value of such goods or services provided to you in return for your contribution. You may also choose to decline all benefits.

To make a contribution, learn more about specific programs, of if you would like additional information, please contact Development Officer Callie O’Buckley at (505) 983.3530, ext. 406 Monday through Friday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM or cobuckley@santafesymphony.org.

Listed below are just a few of the many ways you can support The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus.

Dedicate a Concert

Dedicate a Symphony concert to honor or memorialize a loved one, or celebrate a friend or family member’s special occasion.

Reach for the Stars

This is your opportunity to underwrite the performance of one of our acclaimed guest artists or guest conductors. Exclusive benefits are associated with this program.

Adopt-A-Musician

Adopt a musician and honor our individual musicians’s exceptional dedication while helping to sustain high standards of professional support for our tenured musician members.

Volunteer

The Symphony has a great opportunity for anyone interested in volunteering. All are welcome—we have a variety of projects for which we need your help throughout the year, from monthly concert preparations during the season to supporting our team at fundraisers.

Business Partnerships

We are are always seeking local businesses in our local communities to partner with! Benefits include a variety of marketing opportunities. While we are particularly indebted to Concert Sponsors and Sponsors-in-Part, who allow us to bring live music to The Lensic stage and other venues across Santa Fe. A contribution in any amount will highlight your business to our discerning audience whether you are an independent entrepreneur or represent a thriving corporation.

Program Book Advertising

Our seasonal concerts reach nearly 9,500 music lovers annually. This affluent Santa Fe audience of classical-music fans sees your ad from September through May in one beautifully produced, full-color Season Program Book. Our subscription concerts are held at The Lensic Performing Arts Center, with additional performances at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Francis Auditorium at the New Mexico Museum of Art. Support The Symphony while we support your business! Please contact Creative Director Kathryn Nun at 505.565.5469 or knun@santafesymphony.org for more information.

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