Foundation and Government Support

Thanks to the generous support of foundations and government entities, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra is able to continue to work towards its mission to inspire, educate and connect audiences of all ages throughout Hampton Roads. All of our institutional funders and in-kind sponsors are listed below with links to their respective websites, where available.

The following supporters have made grant committments or gifts as of December 31, 2017.

Our Foundation and Government Supporters

The Michael and Noreen Becci Foundation  | The Camp Foundation | The Alan and Esther Fleder Foundation | Franklin Southampton Charities | Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation | Maihs Foundation | Mathews Community Foundation | The Pruden Foundation | Rouse-Bottom Foundation | Southeastern Virginia Community Foundation | Suffolk Foundation | Tidewater Children’s Foundation | J. Edwin Treakle Foundation | Virginia and John L. Sinclair Foundation  | Wells Fargo Foundation | Williamsburg Community Foundation
The season is made possible in part through sponsorships by the Chesapeake Fine Arts Commission, Newport News Arts Commission, City of Norfolk, Portsmouth Museum and Fine Arts Commission, Suffolk Fine Arts Commission, City of Virginia Beach and the Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission, City of Williamsburg and the Williamsburg Area Arts Commission, and the York County Arts Commission.
Halloween Spooktacular • 10/19

Halloween Spooktacular • 10/19

Saturday, October, 19, 2019 | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach | 3PM Celebrate with friends at Hampton Roads' original and best-ever ghoulish afternoon of monstrous fun for kids and grown-ups!  Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and join...

Brahms + Pulitzer Prize Winning Composer • 10/24-10/27

Brahms + Pulitzer Prize Winning Composer • 10/24-10/27

Thursday, October 24, 2019 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 7:30PMSaturday, October 26, 2019 | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | 8PMSunday, October 27, 2019 | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach | 2:30PM Michael Tilson Thomas calls conductor...

Sensory Friendly Concert • 11/2

Sensory Friendly Concert • 11/2

Saturday, November 2, 2019 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 3PM Join the Virginia Symphony Orchestra for a special sensory-friendly concert for music lovers of all ages. This inclusive, orchestral performance is open to everyone, but has been specially...

Music of Neil Diamond • 11/7 – 11/9

Music of Neil Diamond • 11/7 – 11/9

Thursday, November 7, 2019  |  Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 7:30PMSaturday, November 9, 2019 | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | 8PM One of the best-selling singer/songwriters of all time, Neil Diamond, gave us unforgettable Top Ten hits like “Cracklin’ Rosie,”...