The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Society Annual Fund

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The following special privileges and benefits are intended to thank and recognize those generous individuals who make annual gifts to the CSO.

Annual Fund Privileges and Benefits*

Gifts of $50 - $199

Privileges and benefits include:

  • 15% discount on Symphony Store merchandise at Symphony Center.
  • An invitation for two to attend one CSO Open Rehearsal for donors.
  • Receive CSOA Insider E-newsletter.
 
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Gifts of $200 - $499

All previous benefits, plus:

  • An invitation for two to attend an additional CSO Open Rehearsal for Donors.
  • An invitation for two to attend a Backstage Tour.
 
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Gifts of $500 - $999

All previous benefits, plus:

  • Name listed in the CSO’s online Honor Roll of Donors.
  • Name listed in the CSO’s Annual Report Honor Roll of Donors.
  • An invitation for two to attend all CSO Open Rehearsals for Donors.
 
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Gifts of $1,000 - $3,499

All previous benefits, plus:

  • An invitation for two to attend an Appreciation week featuring a chance to meet CSO musicians.
  • An invitation for two to attend two Salon Series events.
  • Access to dine in The Thomas Club at Symphony Center twice per season.
 
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Gifts of $3,500 - $9,999

All previous benefits, plus:

  • Membership in The Thomas Club at Symphony Center, a private dining facility.
  • VIP Ticketing Services.
  • An invitation for two to attend all Salon Series events.
  • An invitation to participate in CSO Patron Tours.
  • An invitation for two to attend the CSO’s Annual Meeting.
 
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Gifts of $10,000 - $24,999

All previous benefits, plus:

  • An invitation for two to attend an event with the CSOA’s President.
 
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Gifts of $25,000 - $49,999

All previous benefits, plus:

  • An invitation for two to attend the CSO’s Maestro’s Circle Dinner.
 
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Gifts of $50,000 +

All previous benefits, plus:

  • Highly personalized recognition opportunities based on the individual donor’s interests.
 
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* CSO privileges and benefits have no fair market or cash value. All gifts to the CSO are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.