A Little Night Music



Join us on Friday, October 14 from 6:00 - 9:30pm at Glenmore Country Club for cocktails, dining and glorious music by members of the Charlottesville Symphony. This gala evening is inspired by Mozart's "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" and will benefit the orchestra's 2016-17 season of exciting public performances and vital K-12 education programs.

For more information, or to request an invitation, please contact Director of Development Katie Kellett at (434) 243-2513.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Featuring composers who were inspired by the beauty of the night

$5,000 - Beethoven (Moonlight Sonata)

Includes 10 tickets, program listing, recognition at event and in all event materials ($4,300 tax deductible)

$3,000 - Debussy (Clair de Lune)

Includes 8 tickets, program listing and recognition at event ($2,240 tax deductible)

$1,500 - Chopin (Nocturnes)

Includes 4 tickets and program listing ($1,220 tax deductible)

$500 - Mozart (Variations on Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star)

Includes 2 tickets and program listing ($360 tax deductible)


Underwriting Opportunities

Nothing beats the thrill of hearing a live Symphony concert surrounded by others who share your love of orchestral music. But it takes hard work on  the part of musicians, staff and volunteers - as well as financial resources - to produce the high-quality programs Charlottesville audiences have come to expect. You can help!

For instance, did you know that it costs:

$68 to rent orchestral parts for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24?

$100 for each elementary school classroom visit by an orchestra Principal musician in the Preludes program (60)?

$125 to tune the concert grand piano before each performance (4)?

$180 to rent a specialized "oboe d'amour" for Ravel's Bolero?

$290 to pay student stagehand wages for each pair of concerts plus six rehearsals (5)?

$315 for bus rental to transport the orchestra's student members to and from each concert at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center (5)?

$650 to produce a Musical Instrument Petting Zoo at the Virginia Film Festival Family Day?

$1,366 to rent orchestral parts for Bolero?

$3,600 to rent a Steinway concert grand piano for Tomer Gewirtzman's November 20 performance?

$4,500 to hire cellist Cicely Parnas for the March 25-26 concerts?