Music in the Vineyards - Chamber Music Festival - Wine Country, Napa Valley
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August 2 - 23, 2020
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Your contributions and passion for Music in the Vineyards do make a difference to our success!  Join us in ensuring that great music will continue to thrive in the Napa Valley by making a tax deductible contribution to express your support - even the smallest donations add up.  Your funds will be used to help bring outstanding artists to the festival each summer and to help with our community activities.  2020 is our 26th Annual season and we have a variety of ways that both individual donors and sponsors can be involved.  For a downloadable list of all our sponsorship opportunities please click here.

Listed below are our most popular donor categories. 

       Music in the Vineyards reaches a large number of affluent residents who are interested in the arts, classical music, wine and the Napa Valley. According to our patron surveys, our average patron is 40-70 years of age with an annual household income of at least $120,000. This enticing, upscale, annual event could be your opportunity to support a local, non-profit arts organization and reach an ideal market for your corporation. Sponsorship income allows Music in the Vineyards to maintain the high artistic standards for which it has become internationally known and helps support free concerts, open rehearsals, a solo instrumental competition and scholarships for young Napa Valley musicians. This year, we are offering multiple levels of sponsorship for Music in the Vineyards complete with valuable advertising, public relations and community outreach benefits.

26th Annual Festival

Napa Valley Chamber Music Festival

August 2 - 23, 2020

 

DIAMOND FESTIVAL PATRON - Music in the Vineyards Artistic Directors Underwriter - $45,000 and above

♪         Underwrite the 2020 Music in the Vineyards Artistic Directors

♪          Acknowledgement in the 2020 festival program book and on our website as Underwriters of the Music in the Vineyards Artistic Directors

♪          Private events with the Artistic Directors

♪          Underwriter acknowledgement throughout the festival

♪          Four complimentary, front row seats for one concert of your choice*

♪          Front row seats reserved for all purchased concert tickets

 

PLATINUM FESTIVAL PATRON - $25,000 and above

♪         Underwrite a select festival repertoire category and two festival musicians

♪          Acknowledgment in the 2020 festival program book and on our website as underwriters of your chosen festival repertoire

♪          Public acknowledgment of your underwriting at a festival concert or special event

♪          Four complimentary, front row seats for one concert of your choice*

♪          Front row seats reserved for all purchased concert tickets

 

GOLD FESTIVAL PATRON - $10,000 and above

♪          Underwrite the expenses of one festival concert

♪          Cover the engagement fees for one week for one festival musician

♪          Public acknowledgment of your underwriting at a festival concert and recognition in the concert program

♪          Four complimentary, front row seats for one concert of your choice*

♪         Reserved seating for all purchased concert tickets

 

SILVER FESTIVAL PATRON - $7,500 and above

♪          Underwrite the expenses of one festival concert

♪          Public acknowledgment of your underwriting at a festival concert and recognition in the concert program

♪          Four complimentary, front row seats for your sponsored concert*

♪         Reserved seating for all purchased concert tickets

 

BRONZE CONCERT SPONSORS - $5,000 and above

♪          Co-Underwrite the expenses of one festival concert

♪          Public acknowledgment of your underwriting at a festival concert and recognition in the concert program

♪          Two complimentary, front row seats for your sponsored concert*

♪          Reserved seating for all purchased concert tickets

 

ADOPT AN ARTIST - $2,500

♪         Underwrite the engagement fee of one festival musician for one week

♪         Acknowledgment in the 2020 festival program

If your donation is given through a charitable foundation, you may not be permitted to receive any goods or services in return.  Your tickets will therefore need to be purchased but will be reserved at your sponsored concert. 

OTHER GIVING OPPORTUNITIES

Stradivarius: Gifts of $1,000 to $2,499         

Guarnerius: Gifts of $250 to $999.

Amici: Gifts up to $249


SPRING RELEASE PARTY

For 26th Annual Festival contributors of $5,000 and above who contribute by March 15, 2020.  Join us for an exciting, spring get-together with Artistic Directors, Michael and Daria Adams, announcing the 2020 Festival program and Apprentice String Quartet winners.  Further details will be supplied in your donor acknowledgement letter.


All gifts are tax deductible and acknowledged in the Festival Program Book and in the Festival website.  Music in the Vineyards also accepts matching gifts from corporate employers.

 

IN KIND DONATIONS

  • Open up your home or guest home to provide accommodation for our artists during the festival.
  • Volunteer to help at Music in the Vineyards and/or Kitchens in the Vineyards.
  • Become a wine partner and donate wine for pouring at our Gardens in the Vineyards Party, Music in the Vineyards Closing Night Celebration and our major donor events.

FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC -  THE MAESTRO CIRCLE, OUR LEGACY GIFT PROGRAM

The Maestro Circle honors individuals who are providing for Music in the Vineyards with a gift in their wills or other estate planning documents. All legacy gifts are segregated in an income producing fund that ensures the Festival will continue to be a lasting source of enjoyment for future generations. 

If you have made a gift to the Festival as part of your will or estate plan, please inform Music in the Vineyards, so we can recognize your commitment through membership in the Maestro Circle. Maestro Circle members will be acknowledged annually in the Festival's summer program and other printed materials which are distributed at all concerts during the season. 

GIVING OPTIONS

  • Bequests - You can specify in your will either a dollar amount or percentage of your estate that you wish to go to the Festival, while you retain the use of all of your assets during your lifetime.
  • Life Insurance - You can transfer ownership of a paid-up life insurance policy, receiving an immediate tax deduction, and eliminating taxes at the time of your death
  • Retirement Benefits - Naming the Festival as beneficiary of an IRA or other retirement plan assets will result in eliminating significant estate and income taxes at the time of your death.

    If you plan to make such a gift, we recommend that you first contact your financial advisor and once plans are made, please contact Music in the Vineyards Executive Director, Evie Ayers, at 707 258 5559, evie@musicinthevineyards.org

Music in the Vineyards also accepts matching gifts from corporate employers.