Become a DSO Sponsor

The DuPage Symphony Orchestra is pleased to offer sponsorship opportunities for all of our 62nd Anniversary Season performances, including season and by-concert sponsorship. Inclusion in marketing materials is comprehensive from the receipt of sponsorship funding; however due to publication deadlines, only the marketing collateral created after sponsorship commitment can be offered.  Accordingly, the sooner your participation begins the more exposure you will receive.  Marketing collateral may include:  

  • Recognition in the DuPage Symphony Orchestra season brochure, our primary marketing piece for the season, including a downloadable .pdf version on our website (

  • Inclusion in all online and print marketing, including targeted emails to patrons, press releases, flyers, individual concert posters for your sponsored event(s), and business link/logo on our website.

  • On-site signage at your sponsored performance(s).  Unless otherwise noted, performances take place at Wentz Concert Hall in Naperville.

  • Continued encouragement to the orchestra members and our patrons to support those businesses that support the DSO.

  • Complimentary tickets to your selected concert(s).

  • Plaque for your business showing support of the DuPage Symphony Orchestra.

The following is a sampling of concert sponsorship opportunities. Individual packages can be created upon request of the DuPage Symphony:

SUBSCRIPTION SEASON SPONSORSHIP  is available for $25,000 or more and includes additional recognition, marketing, and special event opportunities and subscription concert tickets.

SUBSCRIPTION SEASON CONCERT SPONSORSHIP : including prominent acknowledgement at every performance and in every marketing piece, social media, and email notifications.  Sponsorship levels start at $4,000, and include at least four (4) season tickets dependent upon donation level. Dates available include  Opening night-October 10, 2015, February 13, 2016, and March 20, 2016.

DOUBLE SUBSCRIPTION SEASON CONCERTS: Sponsorships are available for two (2) double symphony season concerts November 21& 22, 2015 and May 6 & 7, 2016    Full exclusive concert sponsorship at $7,500 includes four (4) tickets for each concert during the weekend. 

DOUBLE FAMILY HOLIDAY CONCERTS :  Sponsorship is available for our double Holiday Family Concert, Sunday, December 13, 2015 2PM & 4PM.  Full exclusive concert sponsorship at both performances at $5,000 includes four (4) tickets for each concert that afternoon. 

HALLOWEEN FAMILY CONCERTS : Two wonderful concerts, 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. to introduce classical music to young and older audiences. We have engaged Alma Dance School to choreograph several of the pieces with ballet dance to enhance the arts education part of the program.  Attendees and musicians will be encouraged to wear costumes to make this concert even more festive…and spooky!  Sponsorship is available for our Halloween Family Concert, Saturday, October 31, 2015.  Full exclusive concert sponsorship at performance is $2,500 includes four (4) tickets for each concert. This underwriting opportunity allows us to defray the cost of ticket sales to encourage families with younger children to attend.

CHAMBER CONCERTS , (2) concerts available, (1) performance at the First United Methodist Church in Lombard and (1) performance at Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton. These include a reception after each performance.   Exclusive Sponsors receive (8) tickets for each sponsored concert. Single sponsorship for all chamber performances is encouraged:  Full exclusive sponsorship for $1000 or up to (4) Co-sponsorships at $250 each receive (2) tickets for each sponsored concert. 

95th STREET NAPERVILLE LIBRARY CHAMBER CONCERTS, Three(3) concerts held at the 95th Street branch of the Naperville Public Library, Exclusive sponsorship: $750 or up to (3) co-sponsorships at $250 each.

BROWNIES WITH BARBARA , Several events take place during dress rehearsals for performances and include a dessert reception with Maestra Barbara Schubert and the orchestra. These events are marketed for families with young children. Sponsorship of each event is $500.

HIGH SCHOOL ARTS STUDENTS CHORAL BALCONY TICKET PROGRAM , 40 seats for each of the symphony series concerts will be made available to local high school students studying the arts.  The DSO values educational outreach and we provide these tickets free of charge to the students.  Blocks of ten, (10) sponsored tickets are available at $250 each

FUNDED CHAIR or PODIUM:  The principal chair of a symphonic section may be name by contributors to the DSO and may be bestowed as follows:

  • A principal chair may be named for the donor(s). One or more individuals, or a business or organization, may have a chair named after themselves. For example, "The James & Anne Smith Chair" or "The ABC Corporation Chair." (Some donors may wish to be listed as "Anonymous.")

  • A principal chair may be named in honor of someone other than the donor. One or more individuals may name a chair after someone else. For example, "The Barbara Schubert Chair" could be established by her admirers.

  • A principal chair may be named in memory of someone. One or more individuals may name a chair after a deceased person. For example, "The Betty Jane Scott Chair" was established by her admirers.

The name of a principal chair will appear in concert programs and in other musician listings under the name of the musician occupying that chair. The symphonic sections that have principals for which named chairs may be designated include: first violin, second violin, viola, cello, contrabass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, and percussion. A chair designated with a donation beginning with the current concert season will be named as follows:

  • $2,500.00 per season for Maestra Schubert’s podium

  • $1,250.00 per season for the concertmaster ("principal of the first violin section")

  • $1,000.00 per season for principal of another section

  • A donation to name an orchestra section chair may be made for one or more years. Named chairs are on a first-come basis.

Contact us today   to learn more about sponsorship opportunities or to reserve your sponsorship opportunity for this concert season!

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