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Support Your Fort Worth Symphony!

Ways to Give

Mercedes T. Bass Make a Difference Annual Matching Grant

Through a generous contribution by Chairman of the Board, Mercedes T. Bass, all new and increased donations through February 1, 2021 will be matched, up to $250,000. Make your gift today to double your impact, and keep the music playing for years to come.


Gifts to the Annual Fund provide crucial support for all Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra initiatives. The FWSO is also honored to accept gifts in tribute or memoriam of loved ones and special friends. Honorees of tribute gifts receive a notification of your gift and you’re your tribute will also be listed in the annual Honor Roll of donors. For more information please call the FWSO Development Office at 817-665-6500, ext. 112.

Metronome | The Monthly Giving Club

Joining METRONOME makes giving to the FWSO convenient and affordable! Each month, your ongoing gift will be automatically charged to your credit or debit card. All season long, you will enjoy the benefits of membership at the level of your total annual support.

Brooks Morris Society | Planned Giving

The Brooks Morris Society honors those individuals who have generously included the FWSO in their estate plans.  Take a moment to learn more about the Brooks Morris Society and how your gift will allow the FWSO to continue making Life better with Music. 

2020-2021 Membership Levels and Benefits

Life is better with music, especially when it’s experienced with your very own world class orchestra! Your contributions make it possible for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra to grow our region’s cultural footprint and make this art form accessible for people of all ages and backgrounds.

At each level of giving, donors enjoy tailored experiences that take them beyond the concert hall. Whether you are attending an open working rehearsal with a talk by an FWSO musician, or hearing a guest artist perform in an intimate setting, or enjoying a special concert at one of Fort Worth’s world-class museums, this behind-the-scenes access deepens your connection with music even more.

The FWSO welcomes your gift in any amount. And remember, when you donate this season, your benefits will continue through the upcoming 2020/2021 season.

Friends of the Symphony

Patrons of the Symphony

As a Patron of the Symphony, you will receive a special “Patron of the Symphony” (formerly Circles of the Symphony) membership card and VIP parking pass. All donors at the Sustainer level and above complimentary beverages prior to entering the concert venue as well as VIP parking and a dedicated VIP entrance at Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium performances. Please note that valet parking is unavailable due to the impact of COVID-19.

For donations above the Maestro's Level, please contact Julie Baker, Vice President of Development at 817-665-6008 or, to learn more about your tailored benefits.

Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. If used, the Fair Market Value of applicable benefits is as follows: two lawn tickets to Concerts In The Garden: $50 ($25 per ticket); two drinks: $14 ($7 each); VIP Parking/Valet Parking Pass: $20 per concert used; Box Tier Tickets: $100 per seat. Benefits are subject to change. To request another copy of your tax receipt, please contact Mary Byrd at or 817-665-6500 ext 116.

Donations to the FWSO are non-refundable. The FWSO is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.