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.

Symphony by the Sea • 9/19

Symphony by the Sea • 9/19

Thursday, September 19, 2019 | 31st Street Park, Virginia Beach | 7:30PM WEATHER ALERT: Due to the projected adverse weather conditions, we will postpone the Symphony by the Sea Concert Series concert scheduled for Thursday, September 5th. The concert will be...

Queens of Soul • 9/20 – 9/21

Queens of Soul • 9/20 – 9/21

Friday, September 20, 2019 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 8PMSaturday, September 21, 2019 | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | 8PM R-E-S-P-E-C-T, that’s what the “Queens of Soul” have earned selling millions of albums and countless chart-topping hits. Rock out...

Once Upon a Symphony • 9/22

Once Upon a Symphony • 9/22

Sunday, September 22, 2019 | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach | 3PM Brilliant music together with vivid storytelling will introduce young children to the magical world of great music! This first PBJ of the new season will weave together favorite...

Halloween Spooktacular • 10/19

Halloween Spooktacular • 10/19

Saturday, October, 19, 2019 | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach | 3PM Celebrate with friends at Hampton Roads' original and best-ever ghoulish afternoon of monstrous fun for kids and grown-ups!  Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and join...