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 or at 757-213-1419.

Broadway A to Z … ABBA to Les Miz!™ • 1/18 & 1/19

Friday, January 18, 2019 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 8PM Saturday, January 19, 2019 | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | 8PM We’re back with the best of Broadway! Your favorite Broadway hits spanning the decades, from Jerome Kern to Comden and...

Beethoven Symphony No. 7 • 1/25 – 1/27

Friday, January 25, 2019 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 8PM Saturday, January 26, 2019 | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | 8PM Sunday, January 27, 2019 | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach | 2:30PM Composed during a health...

Beethoven Symphony No. 8 • 2/1 & 2/2

Friday, February 1, 2019 | Regent University, Virginia Beach | 8PM Saturday, February 2, 2019 | Crosswalk Church, Williamsburg | 8PM This program is centered around the concept of identity and the risks involved in being true to one’s own. Each composer in...