Give to the WSS Crescendo Campaign

A Community Supported Symphony Fully Engaged in Winston-Salem

Your Investment to the Crescendo Campaign will make great music accessible—on stage and beyond, throughout the community, and to students of all ages.

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On Stage and in the Community

Your partnership will sustain the season featuring performances of the world’s greatest music both popular and classical. Our expansive programming has included world renowned artists such as superstar violinist Joshua Bell, Sir James Galway, Renée Fleming, Yo-Yo Ma, and many more. This year we are thrilled to present five conductors who will vie to become the next Music Director of your Winston-Salem Symphony. Our diverse offerings will allow more people than ever before to attend concerts, sharing great music with a growing and diverse audience.

To Our Young People

With our extensive music education programming your gift to the Winston-Salem Symphony will bring outstanding music education to thousands of students throughout Forsyth County and beyond. Introduction to live musical performances helps teachers integrate the powerful learning tool of music into their curriculum, and helps young musicians thrive. Our Youth Orchestras program gives hundreds of talented young musicians the opportunity to rehearse and perform with a quality ensemble and professional conductor.

Maestro’s Circle Donors | $1,000 and up

The Maestro’s Circle is a loyal group of generous supporters who donate $1,000 or more to the Crescendo Campaign. These special supporters are an important part of the Winston-Salem Symphony’s continued success. Members enjoy association with an exclusive circle of music lovers, and more, as follows:

Maestro Circle benefits include:

  • Pre-Classics concert and intermission access to Conductor’s Club including From the Podium, pre-concert talks
  • Invitation to a private Season Preview
  • Invitation to the annual Maestro’s Circle Recognition Event
  • Priority invitations to Symphony Occasions
  • Priority status for subscription seating upgrade and change requests
  • Prominent recognition in the season playbill

Patron’s Circle Donors | up to $999

Grand Patron, $500–$999
All “Benefactor” benefits, plus event invitations

Benefactor, $150–$499
All “Sponsor” benefits, plus

  • Priority notice of season programs, guest artists,
    and special events
  • Printed recognition in the Symphony’s season playbill

Sponsor, Up to $149

  • Invitations to two open rehearsals of the Winston-Salem Symphony
  • Invitation to attend the Symphony’s Annual Meeting

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For more information please contact:

Tim Storhoff
Philanthropy and Patron Engagement Manager
(336) 725-1035, ext. 225

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This project was supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.

The Winston-Salem Symphony receives operational funding from The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County

Educational initiatives made possible with funding by Wells Fargo, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County and The Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Schools.