Support the VSO

Virginia Symphony Foundation

VSF Board of Directors:

Winthrop Short, President
Karen Philion, Executive Director
Bettie Minette Cooper, Secretary
Leslie Friedman, Treasurer
E. John Field
Christina Goode
Howard Kern
Patrick McDermott, Esq.
Robert Petterson
Jane Short
Steve Winter

The Virginia Symphony Foundation provides financial support to the Virginia Symphony Orchestra through investment of donors gifts to the VSF endowment fund.

The VSF can currently receive gifts through the following methods:

  • Cash
  • Stock Transfers
  • Charitable Bequests such as:
    • Living will or trust
    • IRA and Retirement Plan Assets
    • Life Insurance

To make a gift to VSF, please contact Elizabeth Baroody, Vice President of Development, at ebaroody@virginiasymphony.org or at 757-213-1419.

Afternoon Encores • 5/28 & 5/30

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 | Denbigh Community Center, Newport News | 2PM Thursday, May 30, 2019 | Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Beach | 2PM Enjoy a look back in time with familiar light classics and favorite popular tunes.Join the musicians of the Virginia...

Symphony of Wines • 5/31

Friday, May 31, 2019 | Zeiders American Dream Theatre, Virginia Beach | 6:30pm For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Emily Barnhill at ebarnhill@virginiasymphony.org or 757-213-1412

Symphony Under The Stars • 6/1

Saturday, June 1, 2019 | Gloucester Village, Gloucester | 8PM Celebrating its 13th year making music accessible to everyone! The Cook Foundation presents the Symphony under the Stars FREE Family Concert. The concert will be given by the Virginia Symphony orchestra....

Symphony on the Lawn • 6/2

Sunday, June 2, 2019 | The Cavalier Hotel, Virginia Beach | 7:30PM Summer nights. Beautifully orchestrated. You’re invited to enjoy an unforgettable evening of music, champagne and great company, as the Virginia Symphony Orchestra plays on the lawn of the historic...