May Festival Annual Fund


Through the incredible generosity of people like you, May Festival is able to surround our city in song, inspiring and uplifting audiences of all ages through the power of great choral music.

As a donor, you will play an instrumental role in creating thrilling performances that engage, energize and connect our community for generations to come. Gifts to our annual fund help us address our most pressing needs across every aspect of the organization, and more than 87% of all funds raised go to artistic and educational programs.

There are many options available to you: take a look at the list of ways to support May Festival.

Please contact Cat Dixon, Director of Advancement & Engagement, at 513.744.3321 or by email to discuss the full range of opportunities. To show our gratitude, we are pleased to offer you special, insider benefits. Please see below for more details.

With your gift, you receive our gratitude—as well as special benefits that get YOU up-close-and-personal with the incredible thrill of the May Festival experience!

Shareholder Level: $50–74   Patron*: $75–99

  • Our sincerest appreciation and gratitude
  • Listing and acknowledgment in the 2018 Season Souvenir Program Book

Quartet Level: $100–199   Patron*: $200–299

  • All the above, and:
  • Invitation to the Betsy Young Amen Party following the final concert of the 2018 May Festival

Trio Level: $300–399   Patron*: $400–499

  • All the above, and:
  • Complimentary drink tickets (limit 2 tickets, redeemable at 2018 May Festival performances at Music Hall)
  • Invitation to an exclusive meet & greet event with the chorus

Duo Level: $500–749   Patron*: $750–999

  • All the above, and:
  • Complimentary parking (limit 1 pass per 2018 May Festival concert at Music Hall; passes will be mailed to you in advance)

Soloist Level: $1,000–1,999  Patron*: $2,000 - 2,499

  • All the above, and:
  • Access to the Taft Donor Suite during 2018 May Festival performances at Music Hall
  • Preferred seating at the 2018 Basilica concert (admission ticket not included; a VIP Pass will be mailed to you in advance)

Chorale Level: $2,500–3,999   Patron*: $4,000–4,999

  • All the above, and:
  • Invitation to post-concert receptions with guest artists and new artistic leaders

Ensemble Level: $5,000–7,499   Patron*: $7,500–9,999

  • All the above, and:
  • Enjoy a custom experience that includes exclusive privileges, premium access, and behind-the scenes action

Chorus Level: $10,000 and above

Enjoy an exclusive dining experience with artistic leadership

*Patron level gifts receive specialized donor listings.

Internal Revenue Service regulations provide that your gift is tax-deductible in the amount it exceeds the value of any benefits you receive. 

The value of benefits for each giving level is: Shareholder Level $0; Quartet Level $0; Trio Level $20; Duo Level $60; Soloist Level $175; Chorale Level $175; Ensemble Level $175; Chorus Level TBD.