Ways to Give

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Gift to the Annual Fund

Please consider making a gift today to the Annual Fund so that beautiful music can continue to be accessible to all and resonate throughout our community.

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Education Programs

Sarasota Youth Orchestras provide young musicians of Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties with musical instruction, unique performing opportunities, and the chance to study and perform classical music with their peers.

Sarasota Music Festival fellows being coached in chamber music

Sarasota Music Festival

Sarasota Music Festival brings together 60 exceptional fellows and 40 renowned faculty artists from around the world to educate and mentor the next generation of professional musicians.

 The Orchestra enhances the value and quality of life in Sarasota. The musicians give of themselves in many ways and through many outlets to augment the enjoyment of those who are entertained and served, so I am happy to give back. Simply stated, I LOVE Sarasota Orchestra!  

More Ways to Give

Tribute Gifts

Tribute gifts can mark an important occasion, celebrate someone special or honor the legacy of someone who passed away.  They are a beautiful way to honor the people who are important to you while providing vital support to Sarasota Orchestra’s mission.

Gifts of Stock

Make a gift of appreciated stock or other assets, which can minimize capital gains and/or income taxes for you.

Information about Donating Stock

Matching Gift Programs

Many employers supplement employee philanthropy with matching gifts, amplifying your positive impact on the arts and the community.

Information about Matching Gifts

IRA Charitable Rollover

Making a difference today and saving on taxes are both possible when you support Sarasota Orchestra through your IRA.

Information about IRA Charitable Rollovers

Donor Advised Funds

This giving program allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to support your favorite charities easily.

Information About Donor Advised Funds

Gifts In-Kind

Sarasota Orchestra gratefully accepts in-kind gifts of various types: professional and business services, musical instruments, and other items are appreciated by the orchestra. All such gifts are fully acknowledged following IRS regulations.

For more information on in-kind gifts, please contact the Donor Engagement Team at 941-487-2710 or email us.


Box Office: 941-953-3434
Administration: 941-953-4252


Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
And at the concert venue one hour prior to showtime.

Our Mission

Our mission is to engage, educate, and enrich our community through high-quality, live musical experiences.


Sarasota Orchestra is committed to making our performances and facilities accessible to everyone in our community.

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All of the Orchestra’s facilities are accessible to persons using wheelchairs.

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Assistive listening devices are available for all Orchestra performances.

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