Individual Giving

Friends of the DSO

The annual support of our Friends of the DSO funds core programs including the classical and pops series, education and community engagement programs, and the operation of the Meyerson Symphony Center. The generosity of the annual fund members has contributed to the success of the orchestra and its place in the arts community. These gifts have enabled us to expand our reach and impact in the Dallas community.

  • Patron newsletter
  • Non-deductible portion of gift: $0

The above plus:

  • 10% discount at the Symphony Store Presented by Capital One
  • Non-deductible portion of gift: $0

The above plus:

  • 10% discount at Opus restaurants
  • Advance notice to purchase Dallas Symphony Orchestra single tickets
  • Non-deductible portion of gift: $0

The above plus:

  • Opportunity to attend a Friends of the DSO performance, as available
  • Recognition in concert program book
  • Non-deductible portion of gift: $76

 

The above plus:

  • Invitation to a personal backstage tour of the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
  • Invitations to pre-concert receptions
  • Non-deductible portion of gift: $76

The above plus:

  • Invitations to Open Rehearsals
  • Non-deductible portion of gift: $76

Stradivarius Patrons & Maestro Society

The contributions of Stradivarius and Maestro Society patrons are integral to the DSO annual fund and support the artistic excellence of the orchestra, as well as a myriad of DSO education programs.  Patrons enjoy special benefits to enhance their concert experiences all season long, including opportunities to spend time with musicians, private receptions, the intermission lounge and unique digital content.

  • Priority ticket service, including seating, exchange options and increased flexibility
  • Complimentary self-parking for subscription concerts
    • Designated self-parking area
  • Recognition in concert program book
  • Stradivarius Patron Intermission Receptions during subscription concerts
  • Stradivarius Patron events including open rehearsals, pre and post-concert receptions, and backstage tours
  • Opportunities to observe the DSO’s music education programs
  • 10% discount at Opus restaurant
  • 10% discount at the Symphony Shop Presented by Capital One
  • Non-deductible portion of gift: $105

All of the above, plus:

  • Additional Bronze Stradivarius Patron engagement opportunities, events and receptions
  • Invitation to attend DSO Annual Meeting with Trustee Voting Privileges
  • Non-deductible portion of gift: $105

All of the above, plus:

  • Invitation to Chairman’s Dinner hosted by the DSO Chairman of the Board at a premier venue
  • Non-deductible portion of gift: $465

All of the above, plus:

  • Invitation to on-stage Maestro’s Dinner in the Eugene McDermott Concert Hall
  • Non-deductible portion of gift: $725

All of the above, plus:

  • Dedicated Concert with recognition, complimentary premium tickets and private pre-concert Platinum Dinner for eight
  • Non-deductible portion of gift: $2,395

All of the above, plus:

  • Exclusive Maestro’s Society events with Fabio Luisi
  • Recognition throughout the Dedicated Concert Weekend
  • Non-deductible portion of gift: $2,555

All of the above, plus:

  • Elevated recognition in concert program book
  • Special access and regular updates from the President & CEO
  • Additional opportunities for personal engagement with the Music Director
  • Non-deductible portion of gift: $2,555

Matching Gifts

Amplify the impact of your donation by taking advantage of your company’s matching gift program

Many corporations will supplement employee philanthropy with a matching gift, which will make a greater impact on the DSO and the community.  Individual donors receive the benefits and recognition for the combined gift. 

Here are just a few companies that presently support the Dallas Symphony through gifts on behalf of their employees:

  • Aetna
  • AT&T
  • Bank of America
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Boeing
  • Capstone Partners, LP
  • Computer Associates International Co.
  • Dean Foods
  • Deutsche Bank Americas
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • GE Foundation
  • Give with Liberty
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Hunt Consolidated, Inc.
  • IBM Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Juniper Networks
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Macy’s
  • Maverick Capital Foundation
  • Meadows Foundation
  • Microsoft
  • Neiman Marcus
  • Northern Trust Company
  • PepsiCo
  • PNC
  • Raytheon
  • Sprint
  • Texas Instruments
  • The Rosewood Corporation
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Travelers Co.
  • Verizon
  • Vivendi

For more information on individual giving

Tanner Garrett, Individual Giving Coordinator

Contact Tanner Garrett, Manager of Individual Giving at t.garrett@dalsym.com or 214.871.4080.

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Tanner Garrett, Individual Giving Coordinator
DSO Young Strings Lobby Performance

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