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.

Shostakovich Five • 5/8-5/10

Shostakovich Five • 5/8-5/10

Friday, May 8, 2020 | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | 8PMSaturday, May 09, 2020 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 8PMSunday, May 10, 2020 | Sandler Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach | 2:30PM Hailed by The New York Times as “an interpretive dynamo,” conductor...

The Music of Star Wars • 6/5

The Music of Star Wars • 6/5

Friday, June 5, 2020 | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | 7:30PM Back by popular demand, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform music from the iconic film franchise Star Wars. Experience the entire saga through the films’ scores written by the legendary John Williams,...

CommUNITY Play-In and Sing-Along • 9/13

CommUNITY Play-In and Sing-Along • 9/13

Sunday, September 13, 2020 | Scope Arena, Norfolk | 4PM Pick up your instrument, bring your voice and join the Virginia Symphony Orchestra in a celebration of peace, inclusion and unity. This inspiring annual event embraces our community’s cultural richness and...