Membership Benefits (Conductor’s Circle)

Every donation made to the Victoria Symphony Society of the Foundation for the Victoria Symphony goes towards your yearly membership.

Your Conductor’s Circle donation is integral to maintaining the excellence of the Victoria Symphony. From our dynamic Music Director, Maestro Christian Kluxen to our innovative programming and educational and outreach programs, your gift supports the Symphony in many ways. Your Conductor’s Circle recognition also includes enhanced concert experiences and all the benefits of a Victoria Symphony Friend.

Over 350 individuals have joined the Victoria Symphony’s Conductor’s Circle by making gifts of $1,000 or more. These gifts enable the Symphony to perform over 60 concerts each season for 140,000 people, including 18,000 schoolchildren.

Benefits

Conductor’s Circle members receive significant recognition and benefits, including:

  • A charitable tax receipt
  • Donor recognition in concert programs
  • Personalized VIP ticket service and advance notice for special concerts and events
  • Access to the popular Conductor’s Circle Lounge at Masterworks and Classics concerts
  • Special Conductor’s Circle events featuring unique opportunities for musical enrichment
  • Opportunities to connect with others who love symphonic music
  • Invitations to receptions with Music Director Christian Kluxen, guest artists and musicians of the Symphony
  • Opportunities to underwrite a guest artist ($2,500+) or underwrite a concert ($5,000+) plus other opportunities at higher gift levels
  • You can consider presenting flowers onstage

For a personal conversation regarding your Conductor’s Circle donation, please contact Lorraine Tanner at 250.412.1980 or [email protected].

Conductor’s Circle Lounges

Small receptions with light refreshments served prior to performance and at intermission. All members of the Conductors Circle (donors who have given $1000 or more) are welcome to attend.

Become a Concert Underwriter

Gifts of $2,500 or more entitle Conductor’s Circle members to become Concert Underwriters.

Underwriters are acknowledged in our concert programs, and are given the opportunity to meet the artists who are supported by their gifts.

Concert Underwriter levels:

  • Your gift of $2,500 underwrites a guest artist
  • Your gift of $5,000 underwrites a Victoria Symphony concert
  • Your gift of $10,000 underwrites a musician for a season

To discuss Underwriting opportunities, please contact Lorraine Tanner at 250.412.1980 or [email protected] .

Four New Benefits

  1. Flexibility in exchanging Early Bird Vouchers for concert tickets – by arrangement with the Senior Development Officer
  2. Discount on purchase of extra single tickets – 20% for regular season concerts and 10% discount for special/holiday concerts for CC subscribers
  3. Ticket exchange fees waived for all concerts –  must be exchanged through the VS Box Office (250.385.6515)
  4. Ticket transfer service – if travel prevents you from attending a concert, you may return your tickets or vouchers and VS will place them with scholarship students at the Victoria Conservatory of Music.

Donations for $10–$999

Friend of the Victoria Symphony ($10+)

  • Recognition of the Victoria Symphony website
  • Tax receipt for your gift

Musician & Circle Principal ($100+)

  • Recognition of the Victoria Symphony website
  • Tax receipt for your gift
  • Recognition in concert programs
  • Invitation to an open rehearsal
  • Subscription to electronic Musician & Circle newsletter

Musician’s Circle Virtuoso ($250)

  • Recognition of the Victoria Symphony website
  • Tax receipt for your gift
  • Recognition in concert programs
  • Invitation to an open rehearsal
  • Subscription to electronic Musician’s Circle newsletter
  • Invitation to a special ‘mix and mingle’ event with the musicians

Musician’s Circle Impresario ($500+)

  • Recognition of the Victoria Symphony website
  • Tax receipt for your gift
  • Recognition in concert programs
  • Invitation to an open rehearsal
  • Subscription to electronic Musician’s Circle newsletter
  • Invitation to a special ‘mix and mingle’ event with the musicians
  • Invitation to a Conductor’s Circle event

Ways to Donate

Charitable Registration #11928 5286RR0001

In Person

(temporarily unavailable)

Victoria Symphony Box Office
620 View St, Suite 610
Victoria, BC V8W 1J6
Mon–Fri, 9am to 4pm

Phone

250.385.6515
Mon–Fri, 9am to 4pm

Or call Lorraine at 250.412.1980

Mail

Victoria Symphony Box Office
620 View St. Suite 610
Victoria, BC V8W 1J6

Online

Visit the Victoria Symphony donations page on the CanadaHelps.org website to transact your donation in a secure manner.