Music gives voice to the richness of the human experience, that which we feel most deeply; joy and sorrow, love and agony, hope and despair, victory and defeat. Join our family and be transformed by the power of this orchestral literature. Discover the grandeur of the towering masters, the freshness of new voices and the comfort of familiar friends. These all await you when you come to one of our valley performance halls, in Kelowna, in Vernon and in Penticton. Whatever your passion, we have something for everyone. Become a member and experience being apart of our symphonic story.
Music has a unique power to inspire, soothe, and animate our lives. This power is heightened when experienced live. I invite you to join us to see it, hear it, and love it.
Maestra Rosemary Thomson, Music Director
Supporting the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra has direct financial benefits for the community.
Last year the OSO re-invested $1,000,000 directly back into the pockets of Okanagan based musicians, businesses, hotels, theatres and contract workers.
How is the money spent?
Our funding comes from three sources:
45% ticket sales, events, additional services
30% government grants
Expenses for a typical concert include:
Transportation, accommodation and fees for musicians and guest artists
Theatre and rehearsal hall rental
Sheet music, instrument and stage equipment rental & purchase
Printing and Advertising
Contractors such as Stage Manager, Orchestra Personnel Manager, Music Librarian, Education and Concert Managers
Your donation to the Okanagan Symphony brings you closer to the musicians, the Music Director and the music itself, as well as to others in the community with a passion for the art form. There are multiple levels of membership, each offering a set of “thank you” benefits.
PRELUDE $25 - $199
Tax receipt for full amount of donation
Inclusion of name on website
Voting privileges at
SERENADE $200 - $399
Prelude benefits plus:
Inclusion of name in house programs
Invitation to Symphony Friends
reception and rehearsal
OVERTURE $400 - $699
Serenade benefits plus:
One two-for-one concert voucher
redeemable for any regular concert
CONCERTO $700 - $999
Overture benefits plus:
One additional two-for-one concert voucher
& Invitation to season launch reception.
MAESTRA’S CLUB $1000 +
All the above benefits plus:
2 tickets to an Okanagan Symphony performance of the donor’s choice plus meet and greet with Music Director
Annual Maestra’s Club Reception
Invitation to all Maestra’s Club pre-concert dinners and post-concert receptions
Please consider making your annual donation by setting up a regular monthly payment instead.
- Affordable: monthly amounts are much more manageable for you to budget
- Convenient: donations are automatically charged to your credit card — we look after it for you
- Rewarding: the OSO enjoys a reliable and predict-able revenue stream throughout the year.
CHAIR SPONSORSHIP $600 — $1,000
These are five-year commitments, paid annually.
Principal Chairs - $1000/year
Section Chairs - $600/year
Acknowledgement in house program and on website
Section Chair sponsors receive all Overture membership benefits
Principal Chair sponsors receive all Maestra’s Club benefits
***Contact us for information on currently available chair sponsor opportunities.
GUEST ARTIST SPONSORSHIP $4,000
Each season our Guest Artists bring their internationally renowned gifts from all over the country and the globe. This is an opportunity to underwrite the guest artist fees. Benefits will be those of the Maestra’s Club, plus a personal visit with the artist during the week of his/her performances with the OSO.