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


Support the Philharmonic

We appreciate and invite your support!

Ticket prices cover only a portion of our operating costs; much of our success is due to generous donations from community members such as yourself. The Palo Alto Philharmonic is a non-profit organization supported entirely through ticket sales, grants, sponsorships, and contributions. All donations are tax deductible and are acknowledged in the orchestra concert programs.

Become a supporter of the Palo Alto Philharmonic by contributing at any of the following levels:

Friend/Supporter under $100
Associate $100 – $249
Sponsor $250 – $499
Patron $500 – $999
Benefactor $1000 – $2499
Soloist Endowment $2500 – $4999
Music Director Endowment $5000 and above

If check is preferred, please make your checks payable to the Palo Alto Philharmonic and indicate on the Ticket/Contribution form how you would like your name to be listed in the program. ("Anonymous" is certainly an option should you wish it).

We are also sponsored by local businesses and charitable organizations. Please consider adding the name of your organization to the following list of supporters:

Applied Materials

Arts Council Silicon Valley

City of Palo Alto Cubberley Community Center

City of Palo Alto Division of Arts and Culture

Community Foundation of Silicon Valley

Cotter Charitable Foundation

Digital Ink Printing

Flora Family Foundation

Ross McKee Foundation

Stanford Floral Design of Palo Alto