WHO ARE THE GOVERNING MEMBERS?

  • Governing Members are a group of highly engaged patrons who have a desire to influence the future of the Nashville Symphony. We are seeking members who will offer some combination of their support, advocacy, enthusiasm and advice.
  • Governing Members share their passion for artistic innovation and educational excellence. They care about the well-being of the organization, and are willing to invest their time and talents.
  • Governing Members are a social group interested in attending Nashville Symphony performances and interacting with other supporters in the Allen Walter Watson Sr. Founders Hall donor lounge and elsewhere.

 

    Governing Members Listing

 


HOW CAN I BECOME A GOVERNING MEMBER?

Membership is extended with an Annual Fund contribution of $3,000 or more and a minimum ticket purchase of 4 performances each season, and can be renewed annually.


WHAT WILL GOVERNING MEMBERS RECEIVE?

The Governing Members experience is designed to bring patrons closer to our musicians, music, and institution in a meaningful way. Special opportunities include:

  • Access to special experiences with Nashville Symphony musicians
  • Hands-on opportunities for leadership through committee and task force work
  • Opportunity for future board service
  • Invitations to Symphony Ball, Symphony Spring Fashion Show and unique “Insiders’ Evenings”
  • Special recognition in print and building signage
  • Access to Allen Walter Watson Sr. Founders Hall on concert evenings

 


 

Governing Members Engagement Events

 You're Neat: A Valentine's Whiskey Tasting

 

February 14 | 6:30 PM

Join Nashville Symphony Governing Members in the Allen Walter Watson, Sr. Founders Hall for a whiskey tasting, featuring O.H. Ingram River Aged Whiskey and Leiper’s Fork Distillery, prior to the “Romance at the Symphony: Cinema’s Iconic Love Themes” performance.

Whiskey tasting is complimentary with ticket purchase. RSVP Required, guests welcome.

 

 Chamber Music: Cocktails & Conversataion

 

March 19 | 7:30 PM

Enjoy a chamber music performance curated by the Nashville Symphony Flute and String Quintet, then join Nashville Symphony Governing Members in the Allen Walter Watson, Sr. Founders Hall for cocktails and conversation with the performers.

Free event, RSVP and seat reservation required.

 

 

 Symphony Fashion Show

 

April 23 | 6 PM

Join us for the Nashville Symphony’s signature Symphony Fashion Show fundraising event, featuring designer Prabal Gurung. A Nashville Symphony Performance and guest artist!

Tracy Frist and Emily Humphreys, chairs & Sandra Lipman, executive chair.

RSVP’s & Tickets/Donations required

 

 Post Toast: Carmina Burana May 30 to June 1 Schermerhorn Symphony Center

 

May 30 to June 1

We’ll meet and mingle with musicians and patrons of the Nashville Symphony. Let’s toast to the finale weekend of a spectacular Classical Season 23/24!

Complimentary champagne, RSVP required

RSVP

 

 

 Post-Toast: An Evening with Tituss Burgess

 

June 13 to 15

We’ll meet and mingle with musicians and patrons of the Nashville Symphony. Let’s toast to the finale weekend of a spectacular FirstBank POPS Season 23/24!

Complimentary champagne, RSVP required

RSVP

 

 Patron Appreciation Evening

 

June 11

Please join us for an evening at Schermerhorn Symphony Center with a wonderful performance by our orchestra to celebrate our amazing donors – you!

Complimentary ticket reservation will be required.

Ticket reservation information will be sent out in April.

 

Founders Hall

Below are the dates that Allen Walter Watson, St. Founders Hall is open. Dates are subject to change.

 

Please check back for an updated listing.


GET INVOLVED!

To find out more about becoming a Governing Member, please contact the Development Department at 615-687-6494 or [email protected]