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DONATION CAMPAIGNS
Annual Fund
Each year the Abilene Philharmonic Association receives support from loyal patrons and generous friends. These gifts celebrate the extraordinary APA and ensures its legacy for many years to come. With ticket sales only covering about 30% of the Philharmonic’s annual revenue, donations to the Annual Fund allow the Philharmonic to continue providing world-class music for the community of Abilene and the Big Country.

Please consider making a 100% tax deductible contribution today.

Thanks to the Dian Graves Owen Foundation, all donations to our Annual Fund will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $50,000.

Academy of Music
As the classical music authority in Abilene, we recognize our responsibility of providing quality music education
opportunities for the community of Abilene. As part of our mission, we look to unleash the power of music in
hopes of inspiring a new generation of musicians, arts administrators, and patrons of classical music.

Your donation, no matter the size, will assist us with providing quality music education opportunities for the students and community of Abilene.
Mozart Society
The Mozart Society is for Philharmonic enthusiasts in their 20s, 30s, and 40s who enjoy exclusive events, unique networking opportunities, and live professional symphony orchestra concerts. Named after Mozart because of his young rise to fame, this group caters to young professionals who are looking to become more involved in the success and sustainability of the Abilene Philharmonic.

Benefits of the Mozart Society:

•One ticket to all seven concerts *
•Free access to four Mozart Society Events.
•Discounted Child Care during Concerts.
•Opportunity to attend Legacy Society Holiday Party.
•Recognition in concert program books.

The Mozart Society is a $30 monthly membership ($50 for couple) for individuals between the ages of 20-49 years old.

*Tickets must be redeemed through the Philharmonic Office by calling 325-677-6710
*If you choose to pay for the full year up front ($360 for single membership $600 for couple) please select "This is a one-time donation" otherwise choose recurring donation.
Legacy Society
Legacy Society members have pledged generous support of $1,250 or more for each of three years. Their philanthropy helps the Philharmonic plan ahead, in addition to providing much-needed support for each of the concerts throughout the year. Legacy Society members are invited to attend receptions at concert intermission and they enjoy each other’s company at special Legacy Society events.

Benefits of Being a Legacy Member:

• Invitation to meet with Maestro Itkin and Guest Artists in the Green Room during intermission.
• Recognition in all concert program books.
• Opportunity to sit on stage during a rehearsal.
• Invitation to four exclusive Legacy Parties.
• Notification and invitation to all education and outreach activities
Abilene Youth Orchestra
The Abilene Youth Orchestra (AYO) is a full symphonic youth orchestra that provides a unique opportunity for the most serious and talented young musicians in the Big Country to perform advanced musical literature that will challenge and inspire them to continue their musical education. The AYO not only serves as a performance opportunity for young musicians, but, also provides a cultural education for them, their families and friends.

The primary purpose of the AYO is to provide the finest quality symphonic training and performance opportunities for young musicians in a professional environment by promoting advanced music education and the presentation of beautiful symphonic music to all residents of the Big Country. The AYO actively pursues the finest musicianship, and welcomes socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic diversity, recognizing that in diversity is strength.
Child Care
Drop off time is 5:30 PM and pick up is 10:00 PM

The cost for concert evenings are:
First Child: $35
Second Child: $25
Capped at $75 per Family

Mozart Society members receive a $10 discount!

Please include in the notes, your child's name, age, your cell phone number, and any special needs. Day Nursery of Abilene will have you fill out a separate form when you arrive to drop off your child.
Nelda Hodges YAC Application Fee
To enter the competition, an eligible applicant must submit all of the following:

1. Completed application form

2. A legible photocopy of your birth certificate or other satisfactory proof of birth
date.Can be emailed to Abigail@abilenephilharmonic.org, mailed, or brought on the first day of the competition.

3. A non-refundable entry fee of USD $25.00.
Baby Music of Abilene
Guild Member Dues
Belles & Beaus Dues
$100 per student, 8th grade-11th grade; $200 per senior, this covers their tickets to Ball- senior and guest.