Audience Background

2024-2025 Season First Chair Society

First Chair is a special circle of donors who generously give a minimum of $1,000 to Signature Symphony annually to spread the vision of making professional orchestral music accessible to all. This group of donors receive special benefits, such as priority seating at concerts, receptions with the Artistic Director and premier parking at concert. Contribute at one of the levels below and be a part of this special group of supporters of Signature Symphony at TCC.

Membership Levels & Benefits

As First Chair Society Member, the base benefits include: 

  • Invitation to season kickoff reception on September 24th, location Red Fork Depot
  • Invitation to pre- or post-concert receptions and intermission snack with visiting guest artists
    • Post-concert reception on December 14 follow the Christmas in Tulsa Concert
    • Pre-concert reception on March 8 in advance of Tulsa Sings! concert
    • Intermission snack during Intermission on April 26 at Go Big or Go Home concert
  • Priority access to purchase and select seats for Signature Symphony Season Tickets
  • Be the first to know about additional concerts, events, and opportunities
  • Dedicated Ticket Office Contact for ticket purchases
  • 25% discount on ticket purchases for Signature Symphony concerts held at VanTrease PACE
  • Special reserved parking for all Signature Symphony performances at the VanTrease PACE
  • Recognition in Signature Symphony concert materials
  • Opportunity to purchase box seats for Signature Symphony performances (subject to availability)
  • And many more memorable opportunities and experiences.
$500 — Young Professional (patrons 40 and under)

Base member benefits included

$1,000 — First Chair Society

Base member benefits included

$1,500 – First Chair Society Plus

Includes all base membership benefits in addition to:

  • Opportunity to attend master classes and other education engagement activities
  • Backstage tour with a champagne toast on September 28, 2024 and opportunity to meet Project Trio at Three is a Party concert
$2,500 – Concertmaster

Includes all lower-level membership benefits in addition to:

Invitation to sit onstage for an entire rehearsal or a piece during a performance

$5,000 – Maestro

Includes all lower-level membership benefits in addition to:

Invitation to a private dinner with Artistic Director Scott Seaton or a performance by a Signature Symphony chamber ensemble at your private event

2023-24 Society Members

  • Shelby Beil
  • John & Mary Ann Bumgarner
  • Dean and Vesta VanTrease
  • Terence Golla
  • Dr. James & Mrs. Julie Higgins
  • Dawne & Robert Stafford
First Chair Plus
  • Loren Arnoff
  • Barnett Family Foundation
  • Dr. Tim Caldwell
  • Bill & Daryl Eaton
  • Kelly & Phil Fonkalsrud
  • Kevin & Susan Gross
  • Susan & Jim Harris
  • Jim Langdon & Juley Roffers
  • Ron & Susie Looney
  • Philip & Leslie Maltby
  • Helen Monahan
  • Jane & Henry Primeaux
  • Dr. & Mrs. Richard Ranne
  • Geordie & Kristine Robinson
  • Hannah & Joe Robson
  • Lee & Carol Swarthout
  • David & Rachel Wagner
  • Jacqueline Wilson
First Chair
  • Terry Bevins
  • Eric & Jan Bohne
  • Montie1 & Betty Box
  • Jim & Marilyn Brill
  • Marcia & Dan Brueggenjohann
  • Jim Cameron & Associates LLC.
  • Laura & Chris Cowan
  • Sheldon1 & Jan Detrick
  • Leigh & Mark Goodson
  • Mr. Norman & Mrs. Janet Hyne
  • Mr. David & Mrs. Katie Johnson
  • Joel-lyn & Joseph McCormick
  • Joe & Carol McGraw
  • Carol Messer
  • Kay Miller
  • Anna Milligan
  • David Morse
  • Eleanor & Larry Payne
  • Millard & Susanne Pickering
  • Mrs. Delia Pierson, Pierson Properties
  • Dr. Angela & Ms. Mary Robinson Sivadon
  • Jeff & Robin Smith
  • Dr. Greg Stone
  • Jaime & Mustafa Tareq
  • Steve & Nancy Wells
  • Roy & Rebekah Wood

1Donor is deceased

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