Your Impact & Benefits

“Whatever greatness The Cleveland Orchestra has achieved is because of all the people here in this community who believe in what the power of music can do.” —Franz Welser Möst, Music Director

How music makes a difference

The Cleveland Orchestra is a non-profit organization that relies on donor support to share powerful performances, enriching education programs, and enduring community partnerships with music-lovers across Northeast Ohio and around the world. For more information, read our latest Annual Report:

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Make powerful music possible

Your support sustains the artistry of America’s finest orchestra, sends our orchestra on tour to represent Northeast Ohio on the world stage, and attracts world-renowned guest artists to Severance and Blossom Music Center.

Bring the joy of music to young people

Your support brings more young people to Severance to experience the Orchestra, enables more children in our community to make music, and sustains programs like the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorus.

Unite our community through music

Your support brings free community programs to life, including the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, Neighborhood Partners year-round, Star-Spangled Spectacular concerts, and more.

Join us in making a difference

Support the music you love with your donation today.

Your gift to the Annual Fund brings the Orchestra’s extraordinary music and programming to people near and far. Annual Fund donations provide vital support for The Cleveland Orchestra, from beautiful performances to high-quality music education.

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Donor Benefits

We are pleased to offer supporters exclusive, behind-the-scenes benefits to enhance your experience with us, such as:

  • Early access to ticket and season on-sales
  • Invitations to behind-the-scenes events
  • Elevated concert experience with exclusive lounge access
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