Three Ways to Donate!

  1. Make a gift online
  2. Call (916) 484-6744
  3. Send a check to:
    2755 Cottage Way, Suite 3, Sacramento, CA 95825

Why Support ACSO?

ACSO is a vital, supportive community of managers, conductor, musicians, educators, trustees and volunteers who are linked together by our passion for presenting live classical music. For over 40 years the Association of California Symphony Orchestras has been recognized as the pre-eminent leader in serving the needs and influencing the success of orchestras in California and the region. We invite you to join our powerful network and reap the rewards of membership. 

Individual Membership Benefits

Your individual membership dues ($70/$40 Student Member) connect you to the year-round resources of ACSO. An additional tax-deductible contribution at any of the donor levels below helps ACSO cover the costs of providing these services, and is greatly appreciated!


Benefits include:

  • ACSO News Subscription
  • Annual Directory of Members
  • Member Ribbon at Conference
  • Reduced Rates at Conference
  • FREE webinars
  • Members only access to Articles and Resources and Career Center on ACSO website
  • Resource Partners Mentoring Program
  • Job announcements
  • Sample business materials

Organizational Membership Benefits

MEMBERSHIP DUES DETERMINED BY BUDGET SIZE: 
$7.0 million plus: $2,400
$3.5 million - $6.9 million: $1,300
$1.0 million - $3.49 million: $900
$500,000 - $999,999: $650
$300,000 - $499,999: $445
$100,000 - $299,999: $250
$149,999 & under: $185
Youth Organizations: $165
College & University Organizations: $165
Leagues & Guilds: $165
Businesses/Corporations: $275

Festivals, chamber orchestras, presenters, choruses and non-profit dues determined by budget (use the above scale).

Benefits include:

  • ACSO News Subscription
  • Annual Directory of Members
  • Reduced Rates at Conference for Individuals and Group Rates for Organizations
  • FREE webinars (Individuals and one person from each organization)
  • Members only access to Articles and Resources and Career Center on ACSO website
  • "Build a Better Board" Consultations (Organizations)
  • Access to job announcements on website
  • Ability to post job announcements for free on website (Organizations)
  • Inclusion in monthly California Concert Calendar distributed to over 2,500 people
  • Advocacy Network
  • Information Services and Resource Materials
  • Exhibit Table Space at Annual Conference (Businesses)
  • Listing on ACSO's website (Organizations and Businesses)
  • Sample business materials

Donor Benefits

In addition to benefits received with your Individual Membership Dues, we have some special donor benefits for those who help ACSO continue to provide free services to our members throughout the year. Your gift is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. The information you provide here is secure. The Association does not share donor information.

MEMBER CON BRIO: $100-149
All of the above, plus:

  • Recognition in ACSO News
  • Donor Ribbon at Conference

MEMBER CON SPIRITO: $150-249
All of the above, plus:

  • Recognition in Directory of Members and Conference Program

MEMBER CON BRAVURA: $250-499
All of the above, plus:

  • Invitation to a reception at Conference

MEMBER CON AMORE: $500-999
All of the above, plus:

  • Preferred seating at a Conference keynote luncheon
  • Recognition on ACSO website

MEMBER MOLTO BELLISSIMO: $1,000 and above
All of the above, plus:

  • Table signage at Conference luncheon
  • Recognition at Conference Annual Meeting
  • Full-page tribute in Conference program