Concertmaster $10,000, Principal Musician $7,500, Section Musician $5,000

Naming a musician chair provides reliable ongoing funding to recruit, underwrite, and retain outstanding Oakland Symphony musicians. Naming a chair also offers a tremendous opportunity to recognize or honor a person or cause in a most caring and prestigious manner.

Recognition Benefits:

  • Sit onstage with orchestra at a special Musician Chair Naming rehearsal
  • Name listing for your sponsored musician displayed on the electronic program 1,000+ seen/read on average per concert
  • Listing on the Oakland Symphony website
  • Complimentary wine during concert intermissions
  • Invitation to post concert receptions
  • Introduction to your sponsored musician
  • Updates on your sponsored musician’s professional activities

YES! I would like to underwrite the Chair of an Oakland Symphony Musician.

Oakland Symphony Musician Chair Underwriters, 2022-2023

Oakland Symphony is proud to recognize individuals whose major support of our orchestra ensures our continued financial and artistic health for years to come. We are deeply grateful to the following patrons for their commitment to classical music in our community.

Chenming Hu
Dawn Harms, Concertmaster
Beth Vandervennet, Cello
Dina A. Bartello
Debbie Spangler, Violin
Anne Cademenos
Rebecca Roudman, Cello
Bette and Robert Epstein
Amy Likar, Flute
Donna Williams
Joe Hébert, Assistant Principal Cello
James F. Bell
Meredith Brown, Principal Horn
Shawyon Malek-Salehi, Violin