Friends of the TSO

Annual gift of $100–$2,249

Become a Friend or Renew Your Support

Why become a Friend of the TSO?

Thanks to the generosity of Friends donors, the TSO is able to present a varied repertoire of exceptional live orchestral music performed by the world’s greatest artists. The Friends of the TSO provide a stable foundation of funding to support the TSO’s acclaimed concert performances and vital curriculum-based education programs. Every gift makes a difference!

Friends of the TSO enjoy a donor Open RehearsalFriends of the TSO enjoy a donor Open Rehearsal

How does being a Friend enhance my TSO experience?

Enjoy special access that will bring you closer to the music you love! In appreciation of your generous tax-deductible donation, we are pleased to offer you donor benefits* like:

  • A subscription to our exclusive donor magazine, Noteworthy
  • Invitations to complimentary behind-the scenes experiences like Donor Open Rehearsals and Backstage Tours
  • Advance ticket-purchase privileges for single-concert tickets

Friends Donor Privileges

All donor privileges are extended to a donor household (two people) or to a donor plus one guest for a full calendar year from the time of their gift.

*Please note that additional fees apply for concert tickets. Some donor benefits depend on the level of giving.

"I absolutely loved the Donor Open Rehearsal and felt so incredibly lucky to be sitting there and listening to world-class talent during their rehearsal for a major symphony. I underestimated the impact it would have on me. I was mesmerized by the Orchestra, and seeing the players in their 'regular clothes' was something I won't ever forget."—Jan F., Friend of the TSO


To have the greatest impact, consider monthly giving. As a committed Music by the Month donor, you will provide a steady and reliable source of funding for the Orchestra in a way that’s convenient for you.


Minimum gift amount of $10 per month. The Friends of the TSO is an annual donor program. If paying in monthly instalments, a minimum full-year commitment is required.

Upcoming Friends events

Donor Open Rehearsal: Thaïs Grand Opera in Concert
Mon, Nov 4, 2019 7:30–10:00pm

Donor Open Rehearsal: Messiah
Mon, Dec 16, 2019 7:00–9:30pm

Donor Backstage Tour*
Wed, Feb 26, 2020 7:00–9:00pm

*Brass-level donors and above ($375+)

2019/20 Calendar of Events

To make a donation, RSVP for an event, or for more information please contact:

Meaghan Duffy
Development Officer, Annual Giving

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