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Becoming a Member

Making a contribution to Fund the Future and becoming a member of the Philharmonic Society is a marvelous way for you to join hands with fellow patrons who share your love of music. Membership starts at just $60. 

As a member, you will be contributing to the extraordinary musical events presented by the Philharmonic Society of Orange County’s most prestigious venues: Renée & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall and Samueli Theater at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Irvine Barclay Theatre, Soka Performing Arts Center, and educational programs at K-12 schools throughout the county. Though concerts have been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your support will allow our community to stay connected to music through unique digital offerings featuring premier artists from around the world and virtual and in-person music education programs for our youth.   

Your membership, at any level, makes a difference. Please consider joining or renewing your support so that the Philharmonic Society’s performances will continue to be a source of enjoyment for music lovers of all ages and a cultural jewel for our community.

Membership Levels & Benefits

Benefits Prelude
($60 - $299)
Silver Baton
Golden Baton
Platinum Baton
Philharmonic Society membership; discount and pre-sale offers
Invitation to Philharmonic Society's Annual Meeting
Recognition in concert program books
Complimentary access to live stream digital concerts pulled from Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's extensive performance archive
Invitation to private breakfast and attendance at annual youth concert
Invitation to exclusive summer patron engagement trips to cultural destinations featuring unique concert opportunities, artist meet and greets, and exclusive tours
Opportunity to attend masteclasses and educational outreach activities featuring Philharmonic Society guest artists
Invitations to Philharmonic Society Salons (private, intimate, in-home chamber music experiences)
Private champagne receptions at most concerts
Complimentary attendance for two to the annual Golden Baton Celebration event (dinner, awards, and musical performance)
VIP Ticketing and Concert Concierge Service and priority seating, including access to sold-out concerts
Invitation for two to the annual Platinum Baton Luncheon with Philharmonic Society President and Artistic Director

President’s Club ($10,000 And Above)

President's Club and above includes all listed benefits plus your own personalized Philharmonic Society experience. For more information please contact Halim Kim at 949.533.2422, ext. 233, or email

Corporate Matching Opportunities

You may be able to double your gift through your employer’s matching gift program. Many companies match their employees’ and retirees’ donations to nonprofit organizations. Matching dollars come from the companies’ funds, at no cost to you. Contact your human resources department to find out whether they have a matching gift program. In most cases, all you need to do is complete a simple form.


Gift of Stock Transaction Form



Halim Kim
Senior Director of Development
Tel: 949.553.2422, ext. 233