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Sponsorship Levels

Here is a list of available sponsorship levels for our annual fundraising campaign. Some chairs are named in honor or memory of an RSO devotee but all are available for sponsorship. There are a few naming opportunities for Orchestra Chair sponsorship as well. Sponsorships are $2,500 to $15,000. We will try our best to accommodate your request, but please note that we will honor requests on a first-come basis.

Conductor Chair – Helen Dean Rhodes Memorial Chair / $15,000

  • 10 season tickets
  • Conductors Reception invitation
  • Dress rehearsal invitation
  • Program recognition
  • RSO website listing
  • Private dinner with conductor
  • Invitation to meet musician
  • Reserved concert seating
  • 4 tickets to the 100th Anniversary Gala
  • Outdoor concert table with 8 seats

Concertmaster Chair – Louise A. Hoge Memorial Chair / $7,500

  • 10 season tickets
  • Conductors Reception invitation
  • Dress rehearsal invitation
  • Program recognition
  • RSO website listing
  • Invitation to meet musician
  • Reserved concert seating
  • 2 tickets to the 100th Anniversary Gala
  • Outdoor concert table with 6 seats

Associate Concertmaster Chair – Ladre Combee Floyd Memorial Chair / $5,000

  • 8 season tickets
  • Conductors Reception invitation
  • Dress rehearsal invitation
  • Program recognition
  • RSO website listing
  • Invitation to meet musician
  • Reserved concert seating
  • Outdoor concert table with 4 seats

Principal Musician Chair  / $2,500

  • 6 season tickets
  • Conductors Reception invitation
  • Dress rehearsal invitation
  • Program recognition
  • RSO website listing
  • Invitation to meet musician
  • Reserved concert seating
  • Outdoor concert table with 2 seats

Musician Sponsor  / $1,000

  • 4 season tickets
  • Dress rehearsal invitation
  • Program recognition
  • RSO website listing
  • Invitation to meet musician

Mozart Level Donor  / $500 – $999

  • 2 season tickets
  • Dress rehearsal invitation
  • Program recognition
  • RSO website listing

Handel Level Donor  / $250 – $499

  • 4 ticket vouchers
  • Dress rehearsal invitation
  • Program recognition

Copland Level Donor  / $100 – $249

  • 2 ticket vouchers
  • Dress rehearsal invitation
  • Program recognition

Member / up to $99

  • Program recognition

Available principal musician chair sponsorships

  • Principal second violin – Suzanne W. Smith Memorial Chair
  • Principal cello – James W. Bryson Memorial Chair
  • Principal flute – John Carruth Honorary Chair
  • Principal piano – Mary Harbin Gilbert Memorial Chair
  • Principal euphonium – W. Frank Barron Jr. Honorary Chair
  • Principal trombone – Michael Carver Memorial chair

Other principal musician chairs available for sponsorship include: viola, contrabass, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, French horn, tuba, timpani, percussion, and harp.