Ways to Give

Your gifts make a difference.

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra is a cultural cornerstone of Hampton Roads. We have served our community for nearly a century, and we are proud to call the Tidewater region home. We believe that music matters--and that everyone in our community deserves access to the very best in classical music and music education.

Ticket sales account for only one-third of the cost of our concert series and educational outreach programs. We rely on the support of friends like you to bring world-class music to your city, reach more than 45,000 children and lifelong learners each year through engaging and impactful educational programs, and provide a full roster of free community performances at venues in your neighborhood. 

Today, join thousands of friends from across Hampton Roads who know that music makes a difference--to communities and to each one of us. Voice your support with a gift to our Annual Fund and help the VSO continue to inspire, educate, and connect audiences of all ages!

On this page, you'll find details on giving opportunities with the VSO. And once you've determined the option that best fits your needs, just click the button below.

Make a gift

If you'd prefer, you can give us a call at 757.213.1417 or mail your contribution to us at this address:


Virginia Symphony Orchestra
150 Boush Street, Suite 201
Norfolk, VA  23510

Questions may be directed to 757.213.1417 or donations@virginiasymphony.org.

Thank you for standing with us in support of great music!

Sustainer Society

We know your time and money are valuable. We have created the Sustainer Society to provide ways for donors to engage in easy, no-hassle donations by monthly installment on any major credit card. We have many levels of giving exclusive Sustainer Society benefits to accommodate anyone's budget.

Take a look at our Sustainer Society Benefits and contact Kate Powell at 757-213-1417 to sign up today!

You can view a listing of our current Sustainer Society members at our Online Donor Listing

Gifts of Securities

Please contact Liz Thies at Wells Fargo Advisors to make a gift of securities to the Virginia Symphony.


Liz Thies
Wells Fargo Advisors
150 W. Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510

DTC: 0141
Account: 80530500

Matching Gifts

Participate in your employer’s Employee Matching Gifts Program, and increase your support of the Virginia Symphony!

Check with your human resource department for more information.

See a sample list of employers who offer matching gift opportunities.

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

The CFC campaign runs from September 1 through December 15 each year.

If you are federal or military personnel, designate the Virginia Symphony as the beneficiary of your contribution by entering our five-digit code #46038 and the amount you wish to pledge on your CFC pledge form.

To determine which local campaign you belong to visit, www.opm.gov/combined-federal-campaign/find-local-campaigns/

Legacy Society

The Legacy Society is a group of Symphony patrons who have expressed an interest in supporting the Virginia Symphony Orchestra after their lifetime through Estate Planning or Planned Giving.

While the Virginia Symphony Orchestra is not currently able to manage estate planning or planned giving vehicles, the Development staff is happy to work with you and your financial advisor to find the right option for you.

If you have already named the Virginia Symphony Orchestra in your will or estate plans, we would like to have the opportunity to thank you and invite you to be a member of the Legacy Society. Please contact our Director of Development, Brittany Lavalleur at blavalleur@virginiasymphony.org or at 757.213.1412.