• Make a Gift

    Thank you for your gift to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra! 

    If you'd like to make a gift by phone or have questions, please contact the Membership Office by phone today at (410) 783-8124.

     

  • Meyerhoff Membership

    Scroll down to learn more about our exciting membership levels and the benefits that bring you even closer to the music.

    For more information or to make a donation over the phone please contact our membership office at 410.783.8124 today. Ask us about our monthly giving plans! 

    Thank you!

    $75-$149 Bach Level Member Benefits include:

    • BSO Membership Card - 10% discount on music, books, and gifts at the Symphony Store and An die Musik
    • Access to dedicated BSO Members Hotline: 410.783.8124
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Admission for two to the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to one Open Rehearsal (R)

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers.

    Value of Benefits: $0

    $150-$249 Beethoven Level Member Benefits include:

    • BSO Membership Card - 10% discount on music, books, and gifts at the Symphony Store and An die Musik
    • Access to the dedicated BSO Members Hotline: 410.783.8124
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Admission for two to the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to two Open Rehearsals (R)
    • Two complimentary drink vouchers

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers.

    Value of Benefits: $0

    $250-$499 Brahms Level Member Benefits include:

    • BSO Membership Card - 10% discount on music, books, and gifts at the Symphony Store and An die Musik
    • Access to the dedicated BSO Members Hotline: 410.783.8124
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Admission for four to the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to two Open Rehearsals (R)
    • Two complimentary drink vouchers
    • 10% discounts on single tickets to BSO performances*

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers.

    Value of Benefits: $0

    $500-$1,199 Britten Level Member Benefits include:

    • BSO Membership Card - 10% discount on music, books, and gifts at the Symphony Store and An die Musik
    • Access to the dedicated BSO Members Hotline: 410.783.8124
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Admission for four to the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to all Open Rehearsals (R)
    • Four complimentary drink vouchers
    • 10% discounts on single tickets to BSO performances*
    • Recognition in one publication of Overture magazine
    • Invitation to a BSO Cast Party (R)
    • Two complimentary dessert vouchers
    • Invitation to a Backstage Hall Tour (R)

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers.

    Value of Benefits: $96

    $1,200-$1,999 Symphony Society Silver Benefits include:

    • BSO Membership Card - 10% discount on music, books, and gifts at the Symphony Store and An die Musik
    • Access to the dedicated BSO Members Hotline: 410.783.8124
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Admission for six to the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to all Open Rehearsals (R)
    • Four complimentary drink vouchers
    • 10% discounts on single tickets to BSO performances*
    • Year-long recognition in Overture magazine
    • Invitation to three BSO Cast Parties (R)
    • Two complimentary dessert vouchers
    • Invitation to four Backstage Hall Tours (R)
    • Two complimentary passes to the BSA Decorators' Show House
    • Two one-time passes to the Georgia and Peter Angelos Governing Members Lounge

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers.

    Value of Benefits: $164

    $2,000-$2,999 Symphony Society Gold Benefits include:

    • BSO Membership Card - 10% discount on music, books, and gifts at the Symphony Store and An die Musik
    • Access to the dedicated BSO Members Hotline: 410.783.8124
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Admission for six to the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to all Open Rehearsals (R)
    • Four complimentary drink vouchers
    • 10% discounts on single tickets to BSO performances*
    • Year-long recognition in Overture magazine
    • Invitation to three BSO Cast Parties (R)
    • Two complimentary dessert vouchers
    • Invitation to four Backstage Hall Tours (R)
    • Two complimentary passes to the BSA Decorators' Show House
    • Three one-time passes to the Georgia and Peter Angelos Governing Members Lounge
    • Invitation to Allegretto Dinners (R/$)
    • Access to the Musicians Concierge Program
    • One complimentary GM Insider newsletter

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers.

    Value of Benefits: $184

    $3,000-$4,999 Governing Members Silver Benefits include:

    • Governing Members Card - 10% discount on music, books, and gifts at the Symphony Store and An die Musik
    • Access to the dedicated Governing Members Hotline: 410.783.8064
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Priority Box Seating to the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to all Open Rehearsals (R)
    • Season-long complimentary drink vouchers
    • 10% discounts on single tickets to BSO performances*
    • Year-long recognition in Overture magazine
    • Invitation to three BSO Cast Parties (R)
    • Season-long complimentary dessert vouchers
    • Invitation to four Backstage Hall Tours (R)
    • Two complimentary passes to the BSA Decorators' Show House
    • Season-long access to the Georgia and Peter Angelos Governing Members Lounge
    • Invitation to Allegretto Dinners (R/$)
    • Access to the Musicians Concierge Program
    • Four complimentary GM Insider newsletters
    • Exclusive sneak preview of the upcoming season
    • Invitation to On-Stage Rehearsals (R)
    • Complimentary parking, upon request
    • VIP Ticket Concierge
    • Invitation to the annual State of the Orchestra Address with the BSO President & CEO (R)
    • Invitation to After Hours with the BSO (R)
    • Invitation to one private social event with BSO musicians (R)

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers.

    Value of Benefits: $23

    $5,000-$9,999 Governing Members Gold Benefits include:

    • Governing Members Card - 10% discount on music, books, and gifts at the Symphony Store and An die Musik
    • Access to the dedicated Governing Members Hotline: 410.783.8064
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Priority Box Seating to the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to all Open Rehearsals (R)
    • Season-long complimentary drink vouchers
    • 10% discounts on single tickets to BSO performances*
    • Year-long recognition in Overture magazine
    • Invitation to three BSO Cast Parties (R)
    • Season-long complimentary dessert vouchers
    • Invitation to four Backstage Hall Tours (R)
    • Two complimentary passes to the BSA Decorators' Show House
    • Season-long access to the Georgia and Peter Angelos Governing Members Lounge
    • Invitation to Allegretto Dinners (R/$)
    • Access to the Musicians Concierge Program
    • Four complimentary GM Insider newsletters
    • Exclusive sneak preview of the upcoming season
    • Invitation to On-Stage Rehearsals (R)
    • Complimentary parking, upon request
    • VIP Ticket Concierge
    • Invitation to the annual State of the Orchestra Address with the BSO President & CEO (R)
    • Invitation to After Hours with the BSO (R)
    • Invitation to two private social events with BSO musicians (R)
    • Signed CD of all BSO recording releases
    • Other benefits as specified by you! Call us at 410.783.8064 with your thoughts.

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers

    Value of Benefits: $242

    $7,500-$9,999 Governing Members Platinum

    All benefits listed above, plus…

      • NEW! Invitation to Allegretto Dinners (R/$)
      • Trip Invitations (R/$)
      • Invitations to post-concert Toasts to the BSO
      • An additional pass to the Georgia and Peter Angelos Governing Members Lounge
      • Exclusive email updates with insider information and news about the BSO

    Value of Benefits: $242

  • Strathmore Membership

    Scroll down to learn more about our exciting membership levels and the benefits that bring you even closer to the music.

    For more information or to make a donation over the phone please contact our membership office at 410.783.8124 today. As us about our monthly giving plans! 

    Thank you!

    $75-$149 Bach Level Member Benefits include:

    • BSO Membership Card
    • Admission for two to the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R, S/B)
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Invitation to one Open Rehearsal

    ($) Admission fee
    (R)Reservations required
    (S/B) Event is held in Baltimore, at Strathmore or both
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts.

    Value of Benefits: $0

    $150-$249 Beethoven Level Member Benefits include:

    • BSO Membership Card
    • Access to the dedicated BSO Members Hotline: 410.783.8124
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Admission for two to the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to Open Rehearsals (R)
    • Strathmore Passport: Invitations from resident partners to attend special events and other exclusive offerings
    • Two complimentary drink vouchers
    • Invitation to a Musical Monday (R)

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers.

    Value of Benefits: $0

    $250-$499 Brahms Level Member Benefits include:

    • BSO Membership Card
    • Access to the dedicated BSO Members Hotline: 410.783.8124
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Admission for four to the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to Open Rehearsals (R)
    • Strathmore Passport: Invitations from resident partners to attend special events and other exclusive offerings
    • Two complimentary drink vouchers
    • Invitation to Musical Mondays (R)
    • Invitation to Backstage Open House (R)

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers.

    Value of Benefits: $0

    $500-$1,199 Britten Level Member Benefits include:

    • BSO Membership Card
    • Access to the dedicated BSO Members Hotline: 410.783.8124
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Admission for four to the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to Open Rehearsals (R)
    • Strathmore Passport: Invitations from resident partners to attend special events and other exclusive offerings
    • Four complimentary drink vouchers
    • Invitation to all Musical Mondays (R)
    • Invitation to Backstage Open House (R)
    • Recognition in one publications of Overture magazine
    • One-time access to the Comcast lounge (BSO at Strathmore concerts only)
    • Invitation to a BSO Cast Party (R)

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers.

    Value of Benefits: $96

    $1,200-$1,999 Symphony Society Silver Benefits include:

    • BSO Membership Card
    • Access to the dedicated Strathmore VIP Hotline: 301.581.5215
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Admission for four to the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to Open Rehearsals (R)
    • Strathmore Passport: Invitations from resident partners to attend special events and other exclusive offerings
    • Four complimentary drink vouchers
    • Invitation to all Musical Mondays (R)
    • Invitation to Backstage Open House (R)
    • Year-long Recognition in Overture magazine
    • Season-long access to the Comcast lounge (BSO at Strathmore concerts only)
    • Invitation to BSO Cast Parties (R)
    • Invitation to premier DC events (R/$)
    • Listing on the Recognition Panel in the lobby of the Music Center at Strathmore

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers.

    Value of Benefits: $164

    $2,000-$2,999 Symphony Society Gold Benefits include:

    • BSO Membership Card
    • Access to the dedicated Strathmore VIP Hotline: 301.581.5215
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Premium Seating for the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to Open Rehearsals (R)
    • Strathmore Passport: Invitations from resident partners to attend special events and other exclusive offerings
    • Four complimentary drink vouchers
    • Invitation to all Musical Mondays (R)
    • Invitation to Backstage Open House (R)
    • Year-long Recognition in Overture magazine
    • Season-long access to the Comcast lounge (BSO at Strathmore concerts only)
    • Invitation to BSO Cast Parties (R)
    • Invitation to premier DC events (R/$)
    • Listing on the Recognition Panel in the lobby of the Music Center at Strathmore
    • Invitation to Allegretto Dinners (R/$)
    • Invitation to post-concert Artist Receptions (R)
    • Access to the Musician Concierge Program
    • One complimentary GM Insider newsletter

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers.

    Value of Benefits: $184

    $3,000-$4,999 Governing Members Silver Benefits include:

    • BSO Membership Card
    • Access to the dedicated Strathmore VIP Hotline: 301.581.5215
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Premium Seating for the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to Open Rehearsals (R)
    • Strathmore Passport: Invitations from resident partners to attend special events and other exclusive offerings
    • Four complimentary drink vouchers
    • Invitation to all Musical Mondays (R)
    • Invitation to Backstage Open House (R)
    • Year-long Recognition in Overture magazine
    • Season-long access to the Comcast lounge (BSO at Strathmore concerts only)
    • Invitation to BSO Cast Parties (R)
    • Invitation to premier DC events (R/$)
    • Listing on the Recognition Panel in the lobby of the Music Center at Strathmore
    • Invitation to Allegretto Dinners (R/$)
    • Invitation to post-concert Artist Receptions (R)
    • Access to the Musician Concierge Program
    • Complimentary GM Insider newsletters
    • Exclusive sneak preview of the upcoming season
    • Invitation to On-Stage Rehearsals (R)
    • Complimentary valet parking at all BSO at Strathmore public concerts
    • VIP Ticket Concierge: 410.783.8016
    • Invitation to Backstage Toasts at GM sponsored concerts
    • Invitation to the annual State of the Orchestra Address with BSO President & CEO (R)

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers.

    Value of Benefits: $230

    $5,000-$9,999 Governing Members Gold Benefits include:

    • BSO Membership Card
    • Access to the dedicated Strathmore VIP Hotline: 301.581.5215
    • Opportunity to purchase single tickets prior to public sale*
    • Premium Seating for the Annual Donor Appreciation Concert (R)
    • Invitation to Open Rehearsals (R)
    • Strathmore Passport: Invitations from resident partners to attend special events and other exclusive offerings
    • Season-long complimentary drink vouchers
    • Invitation to all Musical Mondays (R)
    • Invitation to Backstage Open House (R)
    • Year-long Recognition in Overture magazine
    • Season-long access to the Comcast lounge (BSO at Strathmore concerts only)
    • Invitation to BSO Cast Parties (R)
    • Invitation to premier DC events (R/$)
    • Listing on the Recognition Panel in the lobby of the Music Center at Strathmore
    • Invitation to Allegretto Dinners (R/$)
    • Invitation to post-concert Artist Receptions (R)
    • Access to the Musician Concierge Program
    • Complimentary GM Insider newsletters
    • Exclusive sneak preview of the upcoming season
    • Invitation to On-Stage Rehearsals (R)
    • Complimentary valet parking at all BSO at Strathmore public concerts
    • VIP Ticket Concierge: 410.783.8016
    • Invitation to Backstage Toasts at GM sponsored concerts
    • Invitation to the annual State of the Orchestra Address with BSO President & CEO (R)
    • Signed CD of all BSO recording releases
    • Other benefits as specified by you! Call us at 301.581.5215 with your thoughts.

    ($) Admission fee
    (R) Reservations required
    * Some seating and concerts excluded. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or offers.

    Value of Benefits: $242

  • FAQ

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    For more information or to make a donation over the phone please contact our membership office at 410.783.8124 today. Thank you!

    Donation FAQs:

    1. Are you just meeting the BSO?

    BSO Members receive exciting benefits that bring them even closer to the music, beginning at $75 with a behind-the-scenes look at a BSO rehearsal. At higher levels, you can celebrate with your BSO Musicians at Cast Parties, and our Governing Members (donors $3,000 and above) enjoy priority ticketing and other exclusive benefits. 

    2. How do I mail in my gift?

    Please make your check payable to “Baltimore Symphony Orchestra” and indicate your designation on the memo line: i.e. “Meyerhoff Membership”

    Our mailing address is:

    BSO Membership Office
    1212 Cathedral St.
    Baltimore, MD 21201

    To provide additional gift instructions, you can use this donation form.

    3. Does giving by credit card have an additional cost?

    No. While there is a fee that credit card processors charge us for accepting a credit card, we do not pass on charge on to you and you will get full credit for the amount you donate to the BSO.

    Should you want the BSO to receive the full benefit of your intended gift, please add 3% to the donation amount.

    4. What is the BSO’s tax ID?

    52-0629696

    5. How do I make a stock transfer?

    Please contact Latesha Taylor, Development Operations Coordinator (ltaylor@BSOmusic.org; 410-783-8015) for stock transfer instructions.

    6. How do I make a gift to the BSO from my IRA?

    Please provide your IRA custodian with our tax ID (52-0629696) and mailing address:

    BSO Membership Office
    1212 Cathedral St.
    Baltimore, MD 21201

    7. How do I make a grant recommendation from my donor advised fund?

    You can make a grant recommendation from your Donor Advised Fund online. For your convenience, here are some of the most common:

    Vanguard Charitable
    Schwab Charitable Fund
    Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
    The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore
    Catholic Community Foundation of Baltimore (410-547-5356)

    8. Can I give in Honor or Memory of a friend or family member?

    Yes! Please click on the Special Instructions checkbox on the gift form and then enter the Name, Mailing Address, and Card Message of the person you want to honor or memorialize in the box provided. This ensures we get a card out to them and a tax receipt to you.

    9. Can I give a membership as a gift to someone else?

    To give a gift membership, click on the Special Instructions checkbox and then enter the Name, Mailing Address, and Card Message in the boxes provided for the person you want to have the gift membership sent to. This ensures we get a card out to them and a tax receipt to you.

    10. I am Federal Employee. Do you participate in the Combined Federal Campaign?

    This year you can give your gift with deductions from your paycheck throughout 2018-2019! The BSO is listed in the annual Combined Federal Campaign catalog, under number 11363. Please visit www.cbacfc.org (Chesapeake Bay Area) or www.cfcnca.org (National Capital Area) or ask your employer how to enroll today!
    For more information or to make a donation over the phone please contact our membership office at 410.783.8124 today. Thank you!

     

    Thank you for supporting your Baltimore Symphony Orchestra!