Symphony Fund

The mission of the Wheeling Symphony is “to serve residents of our communities by providing excellent orchestral programs that entertain, educate, and enhance the quality of life.” Community support is essential to carrying out this mission and the annual Symphony Fund Campaign helps to offset the following:

  • FREE outdoor concert tours – July 4th Celebrate America and Labor Day weekend’s Music Under the Stars
  • Young People’s Concert Tour that reaches 4,500+ elementary school students & teachers each year
  • Wheeling Symphony Youth Orchestra, a tuition-free orchestra for student musicians
  • Arts in Education, a music education program for students in after-school programs
  • Partnerships in Education with a local schools to enhance students’ cultural experiences
  • A Subscription Concert Series that showcases the impressive artistry of our orchestra

2019-20 Symphony Annual Fund Giving Levels

Eleanor D. Caldwell Circle: $5,000 and above

  • Private lunch with the Maestro or a principal musician of your choice.
  • Membership in Conductor’s Circle with invitations to exclusive events.
  • Invitations to receptions held after each subscription concert.
  • Ten vouchers redeemable for tickets to any subscription concert of your choice.
  • Reserved seats at July 4th and Music Under the Stars concerts.
  • Your name listed in this category in each subscription concert program.

Conductor’s Circle: $3,000 – $4,999

  • Invitations to exclusive Conductor’s Circle parties. Enjoy great company, music, conversation, and cuisine with the Maestro.
  • Invitations to private receptions held after each subscription concert.
  • Eight vouchers redeemable for tickets to any subscription concert of your choice.
  • Reserved seats at July 4th and Music Under the Stars concerts.
  • Your name listed in this category in each subscription concert program.

1929 Founder’s Society$1,500 – $2,999

  • Invitations to receptions held after each subscription concert.
  • Six vouchers redeemable for tickets to any subscription concert of your choice.
  • Reserved seats at July 4th and Music Under the Stars concerts.
  • Your name listed in this category in each subscription concert program.

Grand Patron: $1,000 – $1,499

  • Invitations to receptions held after each subscription concert.
  • Four vouchers redeemable for tickets to any subscription concert of your choice.
  • Reserved seats at July 4th and Music Under the Stars concerts.
  • Your name listed in this category in each subscription concert program.

Patron: $500 – $999

  • Invitations to receptions held after each subscription concert.
  • Four vouchers redeemable for tickets to any subscription concert of your choice.
  • Reserved seats at July 4th and Music Under the Stars concerts.
  • Your name listed in this category in each subscription concert program.

Concerto Partner: $250 – $499

  • Invitations to receptions held after each subscription concert.
  • Two vouchers redeemable for tickets to any subscription concert of your choice.
  • Reserved seats at July 4th and Music Under the Stars concerts.
  • Your name listed in this category in each subscription concert program.

Concerto Guild: $100 – $249

  • Invitations to receptions held after each subscription concert.
  • Two vouchers redeemable for a ticket to any subscription concert of your choice.
  • Your name listed in this category in each subscription concert program.

Friend of the Symphony: Up to $99

  • Invitations to receptions held after each subscription concert.
  • Your name listed in this category in each subscription concert program.

To learn more about the Wheeling Symphony’s Annual Symphony Fund Campaign or to request written information, please contact Director of Development Gail Looney at 304.232.6191.