At Berkeley Symphony, we strive to present innovative programming and create a community where learning and experiencing the art is accessible to all. Your gift helps us continue to make this dream a reality. Individuals are welcome to make financial contributions to the Annual Fund anytime. The Fund helps underwrite everything we do throughout the year.


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Mail: Berkeley Symphony
1942 University Ave. Suite 207
Berkeley, CA 94704



Annual Fund Giving Benefits

Friends Level

BSO Zellerbach Jan 26,2012-1374Get an insider’s scoop of Berkeley Symphony programs through open rehearsals and special events.

Supporting Members ($100 — $299)

• Advance e-newsletter notice of discounts and special events.
• Listing in season concert programs.

Associate Members ($300 — $749)

All of the above, plus:
•Invitation for two to an exclusive open rehearsal of the orchestra.

Principal Members ($750 — $1,499)

All of the above, plus:
• Invitations to select special events including post-concert receptions with Music Director Joana Carneiro, musicians, soloists and/or visiting composers.

Symphony Circle of Members

IMG_7505Enjoy behind-the-scenes access and intimate events with Berkeley Symphony artists including salons and dinners.

Concertmaster ($1,500 — $2,499)

All of the above, plus:
• Invitations to two exclusive Symphony Circle Salon Receptions hosted by Music Director Joana Carneiro.
• Two free guest concert passes.

Conductor ($2,500 — $4,999)

All of the above, plus:
• Invitations to all exclusive Symphony Circle Salon Receptions hosted by Music Director Joana Carneiro.
• Invitation to an exclusive Musicians’ Dinner and “closed” rehearsal for you and guests.

Sponsorship Circle of Members

Receive personalized recognition and participation in truly unique experiences for a deeper connection to the artistic vision of Berkeley Symphony.

Associate Sponsor ($5,000 — $9,999)

All of the above, plus:
• VIP access to Berkeley Symphony Intermission Sponsors’ Lounge at Zellerbach Hall.
• Recognition as Sponsor of a season concert, guest soloist, or commissioned composer, orchestra section chair, or the Under Construction or Music in the Schools programs.

Executive Sponsor ($10,000 — $24,999)

All of the above, plus:
• Exclusive invitation to an intimate Sponsors’ Circle Dinner with Music Director Joana Carneiro.

Season Sponsor ($25,000+)

All of the above, plus:
• Acknowledgement in the season brochure program as a sponsor for the upcoming season, completed with a sponsor’s biography at your option.
• Recognition in media releases, thanking you for your visionary support.
• At this leadership level, you are invited to create the experience you want at Berkeley Symphony.

Employer Matching Gifts: Double your gifts today!

The following companies have matched their employees’ or retirees’ gifts to Berkeley Symphony. Please let us know if your company does the same by contacting Cristine Kelly at

Anchor Brewing Company
Chevron Corporation
Genentech, Inc.
Home Depot