Palo Alto Philharmonic

serving the Bay Area with quality classical music since 1988

Thomas Shoebotham Music Director
Thomas Shoebotham
Lee Actor Composer-in-Residence
Lee Actor

Advertise with the Philharmonic

Boost your sales, image and support for the arts. Your ad will be read by our audience, musicians, and other advertisers.

How to Place Advertising in Concert Programs

Page type
Special discount for
all five concerts
Full Color Back Page $200 $900
Full Color Page $186 $800
Full Black & White Page $115 $500
Half Black & White Page $70 $315
Quarter Black & White Page $35 $160

Easy ways to pay

  1. Make company check out to:  Palo Alto Philharmonic
  2. Send company check to
    Palo Alto Philharmonic Association, P.O. Box 50490, Palo Alto, CA 94303
  3. OR use Paypal: just select the size of your ad
  4. Send your PDF ad image file as an email attachment to:

Tips for black and white artwork

  • For black & white -- We strongly suggest you convert any color images so you can be sure what your ad will look like without color
  • For best results, use 250-300 dpi (at full size)
  • Try to avoid blends and shading
  • Do not use smaller than 8pt font size
  • Provide a border for your ad
  • Our programs are 5.5'' wide by 8.5'' tall, so a typical
       full page ad is 4.5'' wide by 7.75'' tall, a typical
          half page ad is 4.5'' wide by 3.5'' tall, and a typical
             quarter page ad is 3.25'' wide by 1.75'' tall

Advertising Deadlines

Concert Concert date Ad deadline
Russian Masters October 22, 2016 Friday, October 14, 2016
Kujawsky Conducts December 10, 2016 Friday, December 2, 2016
East meets West February 18, 2017 Friday, February 10, 2017
Actor World Premiere April 8, 2017 Friday, March 31, 2017
Family concert May 21, 2017 Friday, May 12, 2017