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.

Music and Spirits • 1/23

Music and Spirits • 1/23

Thursday, January 23, 2020 | Copper Fox Distillery, Williamsburg | 5PM Join us for an intimate evening of music, spirits and mingling!  Internationally renowned Scottish conductor Douglas Boyd joins a VSO Brass Quintet for a unique sensory experience. Excerpts from...

Intermission: Professional Development for Musicians • 1/25

Intermission: Professional Development for Musicians • 1/25

Saturday, January 25, 2020 | Diehn Center for the Performing Arts | 10AM Join violinist Elena Urioste in a session connecting the mind, body, and spirit of your music-making through an introduction to yoga, Saturday, January 25 at 10:00a.m. at the Diehn Center for the...

Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique • 1/24-1/26

Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique • 1/24-1/26

Friday, January 24, 2020 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 8PMSaturday, January 25, 2020 | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | 8PMSunday, January 26, 2020 | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach | 2:30PM Glasgow-born conductor Douglas Boyd enjoyed a...

Mozart • 2/6 & 2/8

Mozart • 2/6 & 2/8

Thursday, February 6, 2020 | Regent University, Virginia Beach | 7:30PMSaturday, February 8, 2020 | Crosswalk Church, Williamsburg | 7:30PM From the opening notes of the charming overture to Mozart’s final opera, this concert will be a thrill for lovers of that...