Events and Fundraisers

Throughout the year, the Virginia Symphony holds a number of special events for donors and other friends of the VSO. From galas to cocktail parties, all of these events feature exclusive performances by VSO musicians as well as fun and festivity with good friends and symphony supporters. We've finished our 2015-2016 season, but check back soon for updates on next season's special events!

Celebrate! 2016 Gala - November 19, 2016 at 5:30pm at the Norfolk Yacht and Country Club
Support the Virginia Symphony League and Young Audiences for Arts Learning in Virginia by attending the social event of the season. Join us for an evening of dinner and presentations in honor of Susan and Marty Einhorn. All proceeds will benefit the educational efforts of both VSO and YAV.

To purchase tickets or make a donation, contact Jaci Meurer at or 757-469-5607.  

Giving Tuesday - November 29, 2016
Save the Date! Help the VSO raise money to support our SOAR (Student Orchestra and Artistic Residency Program) which deploys Virginia Symphony Orchestra musicains directly into the classrooms of our area's middle and high schools. You can give by phone by calling 757-213-1417 or visiting our donate page. Be sure to mention that your gift is in support of SOAR. 

Partners in Production - December
Make your mark on the Virginia Symphony! Your gifts will help us purchase a new set of timpani which will enable the VSO to produce the Philip Glass Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists and Orchestra in the 17-18 season. Join the VSO as a producer at the $100, $250, or $500 levels and receive exclusive benefits, including your name affixed on the new timpani!

Open Rehearsal - March 16, 2017
Exclusive to all donors at the $200 level and above. Don't miss your chance for a behind the scenes look at the Virginia Symphony as music director JoAnn Falletta prepares them for their performance of the Verdi Requiem.

VSSGW Gala Benefit - April 22, 2017
Join the VSSGW in their annual gala benefit for the Virginia Symphony. This year the gala will be hosted at the Two Rivers Country Club. Tickets and event information will be posted soon.