Support Us

Season Contributor Benefits

Daytona Beach Symphony Society Sources of FundingFor over a half of century, the Daytona Beach Symphony Society had been bringing you the greatest orchestras, opera and dance from around the world.  We hope you will help us continue our proud tradition.

We offer much more than a night of beautiful music.  The Symphony Society supports many community outreach programs, from introducing over 8,000 local students to classical music each year to offering families, seniors and people with special needs reduced prices to experience the excitement of classical music.  We also encourage local music students with music camp scholarships and recitals.

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  • Conductor Circle – $2,000
      • 2 Class “A” Subscriptions to the International Series concerts
      • Invitations for two to ALL Post-Concert Receptions*
      • Listing in Concert Program Book, Concert Inserts and Website
  • Grand Maestro Circle – $1,500
      • 2 Class “B” Subscriptions to the International Series concerts
      • Invitations for two to ALL Post-Concert Receptions*
      • Listing in Concert Program Book, Concert Inserts and Website
  • Maestro Circle – $1,000
      • 4 Class “B” Tickets to one of the International Series concerts
      • Invitations for two to ALL Post-Concert Receptions*
      • Listing in Concert Program Book, Concert Inserts and Website
  • Virtuoso Circle – $500
      • 2 Class “B” Tickets to one of the International Series concerts
      • Invitations for two to ALL Post-Concert Receptions*
      • Listing in Concert Program Book, Concert Inserts and Website
  • Concertmaster Circle – $350
      • Invitations for two to ALL Post-Concert Receptions*
      • Listing in Concert Program Book, Concert Inserts and Website
  • Principal Circle – $100
      • Listing in Concert Program Book, Concert Inserts and Website
  • Soloist Circle – $25
    • Listing in Concert Program Book, Concert Inserts and Website

 

*At the Post-Concert Receptions you’ll enjoy meeting the performers, conductors and other Society contributors.

Contributions received after the Concert Program Book goes to press will be recognized in the concert inserts.




 

Concert Sponsorships

We need your help to keep classical music, opera and dance alive and well in Daytona Beach. Ticket sales account of only 48% of our income. The rest comes from corporate and private support, grants and “grassroots” contributions.

Concert sponsorships are tax-deductible and are customized to your wishes and interests.

The sponsorships, according to level, include advertising in the season program book, concert inserts and website; on stage recognition; receptions and photos with the performers and much more.
For information about making a commitment to great music, please contact Tracy Marino 386.253.2901 or [email protected].

Endowment

Our Legacy

The Symphony Society supports an array of community outreach programs . . .from giving over 8,000 local students an introduction to classical music each year . . . to offering families, seniors and persons with special needs reduced prices to experience the power of 100 world-class musicians playing their hearts out on stage. It also encourages young “rising stars” with music scholarships and recital opportunities.

Our Vision

The mission of the Daytona Beach Symphony Society Endowment is to promote the greater Daytona Beach/Halifax community and enhance the quality of life for all of its citizens, and provide permanent support to the Daytona Beach Symphony Society.

Ways to Give

Gifts of Life Insurance

There are many ways to make a charitable gift with insurance policies or trusts. With a relatively modest investment, a donor can make a substantial gift and receive tax benefits as well. You can name the Daytona Beach Symphony Society Endowment as the partial or contingency beneficiary of your retirement or pension plan.

Bequests Through a Will

One of the most popular and easiest ways to make a planned gift is through your will. You can leave a specific percentage, dollar amount, property or the residual of an estate to the Daytona Beach Symphony Society Endowment. This provision can be part of a new will or added to your existing will as a codicil.

Gifts that Provide Income

Certain charitable gifts can provide you with a lifetime income with the remainder going to charity. These options ensure an income for you and/or your beneficiaries and then leaves a residual gift to the Daytona Beach Symphony Society Endowment. With this option, you have the benefits of stability, simplicity and flexibility.

A gift to the Endowment provides donors to make significant, long-lasting improvements in the quality of life for the people in our community.

Endowment Committee Members

  • Bert Meine, Chairman
  • Rebecca M. Becker, Esq.
  • Lois Clark Loesch
  • Shirley A. Okhovatian, CPA
  • Margaret Yaeger

For information about the Endowment and its services, please contact Christine Gerhardt 386.253.2901 or [email protected].