Sponsorship Opportunities

2017-18 Sponsorship Opportunities

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Jack M. Champaigne
Masterworks Series

Concert Sponsor: $5,000

Masterworks I
Mahler’s “Titan”
- Saturday, September 23, 2017
Rachel Barton Pine, violin

KORNGOLD Violin Concerto
MAHLER Symphony No. 1, “Titan”


Masterworks II
An American Celebration
– Saturday, November 11, 2017 

COPLAND Appalachian Spring
RODGERS Victory at Sea
TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture


Masterworks III
Beethoven’s “Emperor”
– Saturday, February 17, 2018
Vakhtang Kodanashvili, piano

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”


Masterworks IV
Verdi Requiem – Saturday, April 14, 2018
University of Notre Dame Chorale & Glee Club, Saint Mary’s College Women’s Choir

VERDI Requiem


Masterworks V
Tchaikovsky’s Fifth
– Saturday, May 12, 2018
Kurt Civilette, horn
Jeremiah Frederick, horn
Anna Mayne, horn
Valeria Whitney, horn

SCHUMANN Konzertstück
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5


Guest Artist Underwriter: $3,500

Masterworks I – Saturday, September 23, 2017

Masterworks II – Saturday, November 11, 2017

Masterworks III – Saturday, February 17, 2018

Masterworks IV – Saturday, April 14, 2018

Masterworks V – Saturday, May 12, 2018

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Pops Series

Concert Co-Sponsor:  $5,000 - $7,500

KeyBank Pops I
Cirque de la Symphonie
– Saturday, October 7, 2017

A feast for the eyes and ears! The spectacle of the big top comes alive in the Morris, as acrobats and aerial fliers perform to classical and popular favorites.


KeyBank Pops II
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
– Saturday, March 17, 2018

The Symphony will take audiences on a musical journey of the Emerald Isle, featuring Irish Step Dancers, Celtic vocalists, and bagpipe serenades to bring the luck of the Irish to all.


KeyBank Pops III
Tony DeSare: Music of the Piano Men
– Saturday, April 28, 2018

A century of piano’s greatest hits from Elton John, Ray Charles, John Lennon, and Billy Joel to Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.



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June H. Edwards
Mosaic Series​

Concert Co-Sponsor: $2,500​

Mosaic I
Charlie Chaplin’s “The Rink”
– Sunday, October 15, 2017

Charlie Chaplin’s silent film “The Rink” caps a program of classical works featured in movies, including Mendelssohn’s “A Midsummer Night’s Daydream,” and Wagner’s tender “Siegfried Idyll,” plus music of Bach, Mozart, and Johann Strauss, Jr.


Mosaic II
The World of Handel
– Sunday, January 7, 2018

A special concert presentation: an intimate in-depth look at the life and repertoire of one of the most famous Baroque composers. Program to include Royal Fireworks Music, Water Music Quite No. 3, and more.


Mosaic III
An Afternoon in Italy
– Sunday, March 4, 2018

Enjoy intimate favorites of Italian composers Ottorino Respighi, Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, and Giacomo Puccini, plus Mendelssohn’s sunny Symphony No. 4, “Italian.”

Promotional Benefits

Print and Media

  • Complimentary advertisement in the SBSO Program Book
    • Masterworks Sponsor or Pops Co-Sponsor: Full-page color ad
    • Masterworks Guest Artist Underwriter: Half-page color ad
    • Chamber Co-Sponsor: Half-page black & white ad
  • Recognition in all concert advertising (print and/or radio/TV)
  • Logo recognition indicating support of the performance in the SBSO Program Book



Logo recognition on in-hall signage for the performance



  • Logo recognition on the SBSO website
  • Recognition on SBSO’s social media


Additional Marketing/Promotional Materials

Logo recognition on all marketing and promotional materials for the concert, including the Morris Performing Arts Center’s window display, posters, postcards, billboards, etc.


Stage Recognition

On-stage recognition


** Promotional Benefits subject to printing/production deadlines  

Entertainment Benefits

  • Complimentary premium seats for the concert  
    • Masterworks Sponsor or Pops Co-Sponsor: 20 tickets
    • Masterworks Guest Artist Underwriter: 14 tickets
    • Chamber Co-Sponsor: 10 tickets
  • An opportunity for a Meet & Greet with the conductor, guest artists, and/or musicians
  • Access to the Ella Morris Society Lounge at Masterworks and Pops concerts (complimentary full-bar service 45 minutes prior to  the concert and during intermission) for 6 guests


Employee Ticket Benefits

A 30% corporate discount on adult full-price tickets for all 2017-18 Season SBSO performances will be made available to all company employees


For more information about becoming a sponsor, please contact Barbara Henry at (574) 232-6343.

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