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 Brittany Lavalleur, Director of Development, at blavalleur@virginiasymphony.org or at 757-213-1412.

Mozart & Copland • 5/25

Friday, May 25, 2018 | 8PM | Regent University, Virginia Beach This remarkable performance will feature signature works by two musical icons – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, arguably the greatest composer of all time, and “America’s foremost composer,” Aaron Copland....

Moonlight and Music on the Bay • 5/26

Saturday, May 26, 2018 | 6:30 p.m. Join us for Moonlight and Music on the Bay, a farewell celebration of VSO Resident Conductor Benjamin Rous. Enjoy cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra along with vocalists performing...

Afternoon Encores • 5/29

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 | 2:00PM | Denbigh Community Center, Newport News A special concert for the Senior Community of Hampton Roads  Robert Shoup, conductor Enjoy a look back in time with familiar light classics and favorite popular tunes. Join the...

Symphony Under the Stars – Gloucester • 6/2

Saturday, June 2, 2018 | "On the Lawn" of Main Street & Walter Reed Way | 8PM FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Celebrating its 12th year making music accessible to everyone! The Cook Foundation presents the Symphony under the Stars FREE Family Concert on...