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Member Levels & Benefits

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Pacific Symphony is pleased to offer the following benefits and privileges to our generous donors who support the Symphony with unrestricted gifts. Please note that most benefits are for individual donors and include all cumulative support for a twelve-month period.

SYMPHONY SOCIETY ($50 - $2,499 Annual Gift)

Prelude Circle ($50 - $99)

  • Access to donor ticket presale 
  • Subscription to monthly e-newsletter, Pacific Overtures

Supporters’ Circle ($100 - $299)

  • Symphony Rewards Card with discounts and special offers at select restaurants 
  • Name listing once a year in a concert program

Musicians’ Circle ($300 - $499)

All of the previous benefits, plus…
  • Invitation to attend an orchestra rehearsal at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
  • Fees waived on ticket exchanges

Principals’ Circle ($500 - $999)

All of the previous benefits, plus…
  • Backstage tour of the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
  • Name listing in all concert programs 

Concertmaster’s Circle ($1,000 - $2,499)

All of the previous benefits, plus…
  • 20% discount on concert tickets 
  • Invitation to enjoy a Box Circle Club intermission reception with hors d’oeuvres and beverages once a year
  • Two complimentary tickets to a Summer Series concert

GOVERNING MEMBERS ($2,500+ Annual Gift)

Governing Members are music lovers who have a passion and appreciation for Pacific Symphony and value the musical experiences the orchestra brings to the community.

Some of the exclusive benefits include:

Performers Circle ($2,500-$3,499)

  • Invitations to intimate and casual Governing-Members-only experiences, including;
    • Chamber music salon performances in unique settings.
    • Coffee and Conversation series with musicians from the orchestra talking about performance, musical history, instruments, education and so much more!
    • Round-table discussions with institutional leadership on subjects of importance to the orchestra’s future.
      • Share your ideas and help us shape the next generation of performance experiences and community service.
  • Governing Members access to ticket pre-sale opportunities.
  • Invitation to Governing-Members-only back-stage tour of Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, conducted by leadership from the orchestra’s Artistic and Operations Department.
    • Learn what happens “out of sight” to bring 100 musicians, their instruments, soloists, conductors and chorus into the spotlight.
  • Complimentary tickets for two to a SummerFest Series Concert of your choice.
  • Governing Members lounge, with complimentary wine, beer and champagne, on the Box Circle level of the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.
  • Free parking for up to 4 concerts per season.

Maestro’s Circle ($3,500-4,999)

All of the previous, PLUS

  • VIP Concierge Ticket Service – including personalized attention for Pacific Symphony ticket needs including exchanges, upgrades and additional tickets or other needs.

Composer’s Circle ($5,000-9,999)

All of the previous, PLUS 

  • Private access to select Pacific Symphony rehearsals, including pre-rehearsal reception and moderated discussion with special musical guests that may include orchestra musicians, conductors, institutional leadership and others.
    Consideration for membership in Pacific Symphony’s Board of Counselors (BOC).
    • Increase your participation in activities that have a meaningful effect on the orchestra’s future by joining this Board of Directors advisory group. 
      • BOC membership includes an invitation to BOC’s annual Musician Appreciation Dinner, a casual Sunday afternoon buffet dinner following a concert at which Pacific Symphony musicians and patrons can share time and conversation in a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Free parking for 2 additional concerts per season.

Conductor’s Circle ($10,000-19,999)

All of the previous, PLUS 

  • Invitation to complimentary pre-concert reception and Conductor’s Dinner in the private dining room of Leatherby’s Café Rouge with guests that may include Music Director Carl St.Clair, guest conductors, guest soloists and others.

Stradivarious Circle ($20,000-29,999)

All of the previous, PLUS 

  • Invitation to “Partner with a Player”
  • We will work with you to create a unique and personal opportunity for you to connect with an individual sectional musician from the orchestra.
  • Invitation for two to join the Governing Members table for Pacific Symphony’s Annual Gala! 
  • Join us for what is widely acclaimed as one of Orange County’s best parties, featuring unique themes illustrated in décor and food as well as outstanding entertainment   — all in celebration and support of the orchestra’s great work throughout the county! (Seating is limited.)
  • Pops or Classical Series parking pass

Virtuoso Circle ($30,000-49,999)

All of the previous, PLUS 

  • Opportunity to sponsor one Classical or Pops concert performance, including:
    • Private post-concert reception and/or “Meet & Greet” with guest artist(s),
    • Public acknowledgement in publications, advertisements and program books,
    • Up to sixteen (16) complimentary concert tickets.
  • Complimentary valet parking for all Pacific Symphony concerts at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.

Founder’s Circle ($50,000-99,999)

All of the previous, PLUS 

  • Invitation to “Partner with a Principal”
    • We will work with you to create a unique and personal opportunity for you to connect with an individual principal musician from the orchestra.

Bernstein Circle ($100,000-199,999)

All of the previous, PLUS 

  • Opportunity to host a private concert of chamber music in your home featuring Pacific Symphony musicians.

St.Clair  Society  ($200,000+)

Custom benefits package designed in consultation with you to maximize your enjoyment of, and involvement with, Pacific Symphony’s music, people and activities.

For more information about exclusive VIP privileges, please contact Nikki Palley in the Development office at (714) 876-2365.