Maximum tax benefits depend on timing. Here’s how to complete your 2017 gift to the Nashville Symphony by year-end:

Gifts by Check:

  • Gift checks mailed via U.S. Postal Service with postmark and check date on or before December 31, 2017, will be counted for 2017 regardless of when received by the Nashville Symphony.
  • Mail to One Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201.

Credit Card Gifts by Phone:

  • Deadline is 3 p.m. (Central Standard Time) on Friday, December 29, 2017.
  • Call 615.687.6494 to make your gift.

Credit Card Gifts Online:

Questions about your end-of-year gift? Email us or call 615.687.6494. If our offices are closed, we will still respond in a timely manner.


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Donor Benefits

The Nashville Symphony appreciates your support of our artistic and cultural mission. The following special privileges and benefits are intended to recognize your gift and express our gratitude for your commitment to our cause.

Please contact Stewardship Coordinator Haley Hanneman by phone at 615.687.6621 or email her with questions about your recognition benefits or the impact your gift is making on the Middle Tennessee community.
 

Section Player ($100 - $249 Annual Gift)

  • Invitation to annual Patron Appreciation Concert (Summer 2018)
  • Invitation for two to attend a morning dress rehearsal
  • Private VIP tour of Schermerhorn Symphony Center (to schedule, please call our stewardship office at 615.687.6621)
  • Subscription to “Nashville Symphony Notes” donor e-newsletter
  • Voucher for 10% discount at the Schermerhorn Symphony Store


First Chair ($250 - $499 Annual Gift)

  • All of the above, plus:
  • Acknowledgement listed on NashvilleSymphony.org and three times annually in InConcert program guide
  • Invitation to attend a Nashville Symphony education program
     

Concertmaster Society ($500 - $999 Annual Gift)

  • All of the above, plus:
  • Acknowledgement listed on NashvilleSymphony.org and in InConcert program guide for a full year
  • Pre-sale access to newly added concerts
  • Invitation for four to attend a morning dress rehearsal
  • Invitation for two to attend a premium evening dress rehearsal


Conductor’s Circle ($1,000 - $2,499 Annual Gift)

  • All of the above, plus:
  • Access to a Patron Engagement Officer for VIP concierge service
  • Invitations to attend exclusive patron-only events
  • Four (4) VIP passes to the Allen Walter Watson, Sr. Founders Hall donor lounge for use on concert evenings of your choice 

Golden Baton ($2,500 - $4,999 Annual Gift)

  • All of the above, plus:
  • Invitation for two to Musicians Recognition Dinner (spring 2018)
  • VIP membership to Allen Walter Watson, Sr. Founders Hall donor lounge during all Nashville Symphony series performances and select special events
  • Invitation to the Nashville Symphony Annual Meeting

*Patrons giving $2500+ and attending 4 or more concerts are eligible to become Governing Members, a select group of the Nashville Symphony’s most dedicated patrons. GMs are entitled to special access, invitations, leadership opportunities and more. Learn more
 


Stradivarius Society ($5,000 - $9,999 Annual Gift)

  • All of the above, plus:
  • Invitation for two to Stradivarius Society Dinner (spring 2018)
  • 4 VIP valet parking passes
  • VIP seating for Patron Appreciation Concert

*Patrons giving $2500+ and attending 4 or more concerts are eligible to become Governing Members, a select group of the Nashville Symphony’s most dedicated patrons. GMs are entitled to special access, invitations, leadership opportunities and more. Learn more

 


Virtuoso Society ($10,000 - $14,999)

  • All of the above, plus:
  • Recognition as underwriter for one guest artist or specific work or commission (includes print recognition, stage announcement, and tickets to the chosen performance)
  • 8 VIP valet parking passes

*Patrons giving $2500+ and attending 4 or more concerts are eligible to become Governing Members, a select group of the Nashville Symphony’s most dedicated patrons. GMs are entitled to special access, invitations, leadership opportunities and more. Learn more

 


Walter Sharp Society ($15,000 - $24,999)

  • All of the above, plus:
  • Opportunity to "Partner with a Player" – a yearlong pairing with a Nashville Symphony musician!
  • 12 VIP valet parking passes

Questions? Contact Stewardship Coordinator Haley Hanneman by phone at 615.687.6621 or email her with questions about your recognition benefits or the impact your gift is making on the Middle Tennessee community. 





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