Date Event Venue
February 12, 2018

 

2018 MUSIC IN THE SCHOOLS LUNCHEON

Celebrate over 26 years of Music in the Schools by joining us for the 10th annual Music in the Schools Luncheon. This year’s event honoree is:

The Bernard E. & Alba Witkin Charitable Foundation
Ken Kuchman, Executive Director, whose multiple decades of support has made possible the expansion of MiTS from all eleven Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) elementary schools into all three BUSD middle schools.

All proceeds benefit our award-winning Music in the Schools Program (under the leadership of Ming Luke, Education Director), serving over 4,600 Berkeley public school students annually! These in-school programs and Family Concerts are offered 100% free of charge to students and their families.

MENU:

Cranberry Orange Salad: Mixed greens topped with sliced oranges and dried cranberries with walnuts, tossed in a citrus vinaigrette (Vegan/Gluten Free)

Dijon Chicken: Boneless chicken prepared with a Dijon-caper cream sauce, served with caramelized onion and spinach orzo, and heirloom carrots; or
Creamy Polenta with Mushroom Ragout (Vegan/Gluten Free)

Lemoncello Mascarpone Cake; or
Blackberry Cabernet sorbet

Wine, non-alcoholic beverages, and coffee and tea included

TABLE SPONSORSHIP

Includes priority luncheon seating for table of eight, sponsorship level recognition, and complimentary concert tickets redeemable for any 17|18 or 18|19 Berkeley Symphony Symphonic concert:

Maestro Sponsor  – $2,500 (Tax-deductible portion: $2,030/table)
Soloist Sponsor – $1,500 (Tax-deductible portion: $1,125/table)

Reserve online or call 510.841.2800

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

Performer Level – $250 (Tax-deductible portion: $215/ticket)
Supporter Level – $75 (Tax-deductible portion: $40/ticket)

Reserve online or call 510.841.2800

SPONSOR AN EDUCATOR!

Add on a $75 donation to your seat purchase to sponsor a music educator’s seat! Each $75 ticket sponsoring a teacher or musician is fully tax decuctible.

PARKING

Parking can be found at the following locations:
Bancroft Parking Structure | 2669 Bancroft Way
Douglas Parking Lot | 2533 Durant Avenue
Bancroft Center Parking Garage | 2580 Bancroft Way

 

Bancroft Hotel
April 14, 2018

 

2018 BENEFIT GALA

Join Berkeley Symphony on Thursday, March 30, 2017, for a special intimate solo performance with legendary singer/songwriter/composer Rufus Wainwright. Hosted at the stunning Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, we celebrates a new season of adventurous music at our 13th Annual Benefit Gala. All proceeds support Berkeley Symphony’s concert and educational programs, including the commissioning of new work and the Symphony’s award-winning Music in the Schools program.

Please support Berkeley Symphony as a individual sponsor at this year’s Benefit Gala with single ticket or table sponsorships below.
PURCHASE TICKETS BY MARCH 15th

MAESTRA
Includes listing in all event-related materials as a Maestra level sponsor, valet parking, reception, VIP dinner seating, and priority auction handling.

Maestra table of twelve: $16,500

Maestra tax-deductible portion: $15,600

IMPRESARIO
Includes listing in all event-related materials as an Impresario level sponsor, valet parking, reception, VIP dinner seating, and priority auction handling.

Impresario table of ten: $11,500

Impresario tax-deductible portion: $10,750

VIRTUOSO
Includes listing in all event-related materials as a Virtuoso level sponsor, valet parking, reception, dinner, and priority auction handling

Virtuoso table of ten: $7,500

Virtuoso tax-deductible portion: $6,750 

AFICIONADO
Includes reception and dinner. Table sponsors additionally receive listing in all event-related materials.

Aficionado table of ten: $3,750
Aficionado single tickets: $375 each

Aficionado table tax-deductible portion: $3,000
Aficionado single ticket tax-deductible portion: $300 

Craneway Pavilion